How would you physically separate crude oil?

crude oil is a mixture, which physical separating methods (sieving, filltering, evaporation, distillation, etc.) would you use?

One Response to “How would you physically separate crude oil?”

  1. oldtimer Says:

    Distillation is the standard procedure for the oil itself. Many times the oil will flow with either water or gas or both mixed in. For those gravity separation will do the trick. Let the solution set for a relitivly short time and the gas will come to the top and the water to the bottom.