This is Gelsenkirchen Scholven, a part of the Ruhr Oel refinery.
Ruhr Oel GmbH (ROG) is a 50:50 joint venture between Deutsche BP and PetrĂ³leos de Venezuela S.A. (PdVSA).
Gelsenkirchen Horst (the other part of the site) und Scholven has got a crude oil distillation capacity of 12.9 million tonnes per year. Number 2 in Germany!
At Scholven site there are also petrochemical Plants, produce for example Ethen and Propen (called olefine). These are used as starting products for the manufacture of plastics etc.
View in Google Earth Categories: Resources - Storage/Processing
By: bubaonline
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