Oil refinery

For organising an oil refinery – see this.
For Oil Refineries in buildcraft 2 – see this.

A refinery powered by eight combustion engines.

Oil Refineries are machines used to transform oil into gas. Oil may be pumped into the machine utilizing waterproof pipes or be positioned inside with buckets. Gasoline produced by the machine must be pumped out with a powered picket waterproof pipe. The conversion charge of oil to gasoline is 1:1, nevertheless considerably extra power (19x in BC2.2.14) can be extracted from gas so refining is very really useful.

A refinery has three small inner tanks: the rear two are for oil and hold up to 8 buckets; the entrance one is for gas (the output of the refinery) and holds up to four buckets. Ocasionally you may discover water within the again tanks in case your pump has drawn in water. This will cease the refinery working, and it’ll must be picked up and changed wasting any saved fuel.

Simply connecting two tanks to the output of your pump, and placing one bucket of water into one tank and oil in the other will cause undesirable water to be eliminated into the tank. Pump the oil from the oil tank into the refinery with a redstone engine and wooden waterproof pipe.

Breaking a refinery together with your fingers will destroy it. Use a stone pickaxe or higher to get it back.



Produces: 1 x Refinery

See: Crafting Information

Arrange DemonstrationEdit

Oil Refinery Full Setup (Tekkit Feed The Beast) – Minecraft In Minutes


Power usageEdit

Refineries use a variety of vitality, so it is probably greatest to produce it using Conductive Pipes. They require several Combustion Engines powering them at the identical time to run at a reasonable charge.

Information on engines vitality manufacturing could be discovered on the Energy Quick Reference web page.

Efficiency indicatorEdit

As a refinery is working, two small pistons on its left and right will transfer up and down. The quicker they transfer, the quicker oil is being converted into fuel. The pistons will be of various colours relying on the refinery’s velocity and effeciency; crimson being the slowest and inexperienced being the quickest setting.