Oil production and transportation is based on production, processing, separation, storage and shipping facilities, and includes:
The oil extracted from the subsurface is crude oil, and is also composed of water and gas in different proportions depending on the field. It cannot be used by consumers without undergoing treatment, first at an oil battery to separate the three elements. Oil can then be transported to refineries to be transformed into a consumable end product (cosmetics, fuel, clothing, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, etc.).
Major batteries, pipelines and refineries in France