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The oil value chain, from well to pump

The oh so ordinary act of buying your gasoline is the end point in a series of operations that involved thousands of technicians, the construction of platforms, ships, trucks and several types of infrastructure. Exploring for and producing crude oil worldwide and shipping it across oceans and continents are the first steps in getting it to a refinery. From there, the different types of fuel and petrochemicals leave for storage depots and increasingly dense retail networks, to reach the end consumer — you.

The oil value chain, from well to pump

Sources : Marine Traffic, AIE and EIA 5ème Gauche for planete-energies.com