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Where can I buy crude oil?
« on: 31/07/2009 19:06:39 »
I want it for my classroom. You know, to show the kids the stuff that makes modern life possible. The stuff that contains such incredible amounts of energy. Who sells it? I cannot find a source for really small amounts.
« Last Edit: 06/08/2009 08:47:17 by chris »


 

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Re: Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #1 on: 31/07/2009 22:05:43 »
An email to Exxon, BP, or the like may be fruitful.
Tell them you want it for classroom education and they may respond.
Worth the shot.
 

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Re: Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #2 on: 31/07/2009 23:37:08 »
I agree with AllenG.  They may even send you several different grades so that you can see the difference between light and heavy crudes.
 

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Re: Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #3 on: 31/07/2009 23:43:25 »
... several different grades so that you can see the difference between light and heavy crudes.

Crude oil sample set ... http://pangea-geology.com/   (UK)
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« Reply #4 on: 31/07/2009 23:56:49 »
You could always cheat and mix some tar, some diesel, some paraffin and some petrol together . . . .

We've all done worse, on occasions. Tell 'em it's a synthetic crude oil, which would be the truth.

I think most School Lab suppliers offer 'crude oil' but I wouldn't mind betting it was made as I just suggested.

PS it may be safer to leave out the petrol (or use just a drop) in the recipe!
 

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Re: Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #5 on: 01/08/2009 14:44:55 »
You could always cheat and mix some tar, some diesel, some paraffin and some petrol together

A crude approximation  :)

« Last Edit: 01/08/2009 16:00:12 by RD »
 

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« Reply #6 on: 01/08/2009 15:42:02 »
Oil have to think about that one.
 

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Re: Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #7 on: 01/08/2009 15:59:43 »
You could always cheat and mix some tar, some diesel, some paraffin and some petrol together

You forgot engine (sump) oil and a soupçon of WD-40 in your recipe.

 

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Re: Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #8 on: 03/08/2009 19:38:02 »
Very good ideas. Thank you!
 

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Re: Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #9 on: 03/08/2009 19:43:14 »
And look what I found when I added the word "sample" in my searches:

http://www.texasrawcrude.com/

Bit expensive for the amount, but it is a start.
 

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Re: Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #10 on: 05/08/2009 01:20:51 »
And look what I found when I added the word "sample" in my searches:
http://www.texasrawcrude.com/


Shouldn't that be "Crude Texan" ...


http://morph.cs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Transformer/index.html
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Re: Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #11 on: 05/08/2009 12:19:47 »
I recognise those ears!
 

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« Reply #12 on: 14/01/2010 05:09:48 »
I want it for my classroom. You know, to show the kids the stuff that makes modern life possible. The stuff that contains such incredible amounts of energy. Who sells it? I cannot find a source for really small amounts.
  You could try newbielink:http://www.onta.com [nonactive]
 

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« Reply #13 on: 14/01/2010 18:28:38 »
Thanks a bunch. This is exactly what I needed!
 

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Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #14 on: 14/01/2010 18:40:11 »
I'm sure you could always find a crude oil salesman.

(Psst! Wanna buy some dirty oil then?? Wink wink. Nudge nudge.)
 

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Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #15 on: 15/01/2010 00:37:52 »
I recognise those ears!
Yes I saw that movie too.
Disney, right?
 

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Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #16 on: 20/03/2010 09:33:00 »
I suggest you try Modo Oil. They may be of assistance.
« Last Edit: 31/07/2010 20:56:34 by kingmodo »
 

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Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #17 on: 07/11/2011 21:29:15 »
newbielink:http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150693612528#ht_500wt_1287 [nonactive]


here is a link to a small amount of crude oil.
 

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Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #18 on: 07/11/2011 22:12:20 »
An email to Exxon, BP, or the like may be fruitful.
Tell them you want it for classroom education and they may respond.
Worth the shot.
Just watch the news....
A few years ago...  Exxon provided as much crude as you could pick up in Alaska.
BP provided plenty in Louisiana. 
You can head to New Zealand to claim some heavy fuel oil!!!
 

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Re: Where can I buy crude oil?
« Reply #19 on: 19/02/2014 00:34:35 »
you can buy crude oil at newbielink:https://www.skajaquoda.com/store [nonactive]
 

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