oil refinery

(redirected from Petroleum processing and refining)
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Noun1.oil refinery - a refinery for petroleumoil refinery - a refinery for petroleum    
cat cracker, catalytic cracker - a chemical reactor for converting oils with high boiling points into fuels with lower boiling points in the presence of a catalyst
refinery - an industrial plant for purifying a crude substance
reformer - an apparatus that reforms the molecular structure of hydrocarbons to produce richer fuel; "a catalytic reformer"
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