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Petrochemical Industries Are Usually Located Close to the Oil Refineries. - Geography

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Petrochemical industries are usually located close to the oil refineries. 

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The main locational factor for petrochemicals industries is the presence of an oil refinery or cracking plant which can supply its basic requirements of naphtha or ethylene. ost petrochemical plants derive their raw materials directly fromrefineries by pipeline and many are sited in close proximity to the refineries.

Concept: Petro Chemical and Electronics
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