Modern Marvels Gasoline /

Before the automobile paved the way for gasoline's rise, it was considered a bothersome byproduct of kerosene production. This episode goes far beyond the pump to document the complete story of gasoline, showing what it really is and how it is refined, transported, and used. Also considered is the f... Full description

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other Authors: Films Media Group.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2002
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Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Modern Marvels: Gasoline (2:24)
  • Gasoline
  • Still a Bargain (1:53)
  • The Refinery Process (2:55)
  • Internal Combustion Engines & the Octane Rating Scale (3:06)
  • Kerosene Dominated the Early Oil Business (2:26)
  • The Standard Oil Company (2:06)
  • Keeping Up With Demand for Gasoline (2:05)
  • Improving Gasoline Quality (1:55)
  • Catalytic Reforming (2:01)
  • Refineries Only Look Chaotic (2:29)
  • 55 Varieties of Cleaner Burning Gasolines (1:56)
  • The Economics of Refining (1:35)
  • The Early History of Gasoline Transport and Delivery (1:58)
  • The Modern Pipeline System (2:01)
  • Gasoline is a Fungible Commodity (2:41)
  • Gasoline Delivery System (1:16)
  • Focus on Reduced Emissions & Bio-Fuels (3:37)
  • The Search for Zero Emissions (2:18)
  • The Fuel Race is On (1:57)
  • Credits: Modern Marvels: Gasoline (0:50)

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