Percentage of Crude Oil Refined to Base Oil

What Percentage of Crude Oil is Refined to Base Oil ?

You might be amazed to know that only 1% to 2% of a barrel of crude oil is suitable for refining in to base oil. Majority goes in to gasoline, diesel and home heating oils and next is kerosene-type jet fuel.

See the diagram for more clarification.

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