Volume No. :   6

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2015

ISSN Print :  0976-2973

ISSN Online :  2321-581X


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Life Cycle Assessment of the Naphtha Production from Crude oil



Address:   Vyomesh Kumar Gupta1*, Abhishek Nandan2 and Prasenjit Mandal2
1Post Graduate Student in M Tech Disaster Management, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India
2Department of Health, Safety and Environment, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-581X.2015.00070.7

ABSTRACT:
A Life Cycle Assessment study involves the collection, assessment and interpretation of data from an environmental perspective over a product’s life cycle (production, use, and end of life). Studies can evaluate entire product life cycle, often referred to as cradle-to-gate. The ISO 14040 series of standards contain the international standards for LCA. This work presents an evaluation of life cycle energy balance and net environmental impacts of naphtha production using Life Cycle Assessment as a tool. In this study the naphtha is produced from crude oil at Switzerland refinery. In this study, the impact assessment method Eco-Indicator 99 is used to model the results. The results obtained allowed to characterize the main environment impacts associated with naphtha production from crude oil and then analyzing the results.
KEYWORDS:
Life Cycle Assessment, Naphtha, Eco-Indicator 99, Crude Oiletc.
Cite:
Vyomesh Kumar Gupta, Abhishek Nandan, Prasenjit Mandal. Life Cycle Assessment of the Naphtha Production from Crude oil. Research J. Engineering and Tech. 6(4): Oct. - Dec., 2015 page 450-456.
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