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Machinery that pumps crude oil to the surface
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A long pipe in the centre of the tower penetrates the ocean bed until it reaches the layer that contains oil.
The products of oil refining include diesel oil, petrol and lubricants.
This animation demonstrates the main sources of air pollution: agriculture, industry and urban settlements.
Human activity increases the greenhouse effect and leads to global warming.
At the end of the 18th century, mining boomed because of the great need for raw materials in the dynamically developing industry.
The purpose of the electricity supply network is to provide electricity for consumers.
The design and structure of modern houses play an important role in environmental protection.
The Troll A is an offshore natural gas platform, the largest offshore platform ever built: it rises about 170 metres above water level, weighs 656,000...
Oil tankers appeared in the late 19th century; today they are among the largest ships.
This animation explains the technology of shale gas extraction.
Thermal power stations convert energy released during the combustion of fossil fuels or renewable resources into electricity.
A force can be measured by measuring the twisting of the torsion wire in a torsion balance.
The German engineer Rudolf Diesel patented the diesel engine in 1893.
Combining a conventional internal combustion engine propulsion system with an electric propulsion system reduces emission.
This animation demonstrates the type of engine most commonly used in cars.
As opposed to underground mines, in open-pit mines the layers covering coal are removed, coal is extracted on the surface.
A two-stroke engine is a type of internal combustion engine with a cycle of only two (power) strokes.
As opposed to opencast mines, in underground mines the layers covering coal are not removed, coal is extracted from mine shafts.
A type of rotary engine of high efficiency
Direct action pumps and suction pumps are among the simplest water pumps.