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It can be done, to make refined long-chain hydrocarbons out of coal, wood, or scrap paper, what's required is willpower and intelligence.
 
please google: "trash to gasoline"
 
 

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Lindsay Ross manages this website, feel free to email : motorama.sig@gmail.com ,  310-892-7883, P.O.Box 66, Boron, CA 93596
 
This website originally concerned the restoration of a gas station-sized oil refinery, the last of what was once a common type of facility, in the town of Lusk, Wyoming.  It took oil from the field and supplied gasoline to eastern Wyoming and western Nebraska into the early 1970's.
 
archaeologist: Fred Chapman, fchapman@uwyo.edu , 307-766-3860  
 
Owner of the C & H Refinery property, site of the last operating micro-refinery in Lusk, Wyoming: Zahir Khalid stak@isb.compol.com , lives in Islamabad, Pakistan (time zone: add eleven hours to mountain time), fax: 011-925-128-1005
 

Links to published articles relevant to the Lusk micro-refineries:
 
 
A more comprehensive summary of the C & H plant's recent history: http://casperstartribune.net/articles/2003/10/19/news/wyoming/c732f7c067fc1f37646122bec3351c2d.txt
 
Zahir Khalid's story of his purchase and restoration of the derelict C & H plant:
 
 
Lusk in Wyoming state history:
 
photos of Lusk's micro-refinery site: http://wyoshpo.state.wy.us/refinery.htm
 
Lusk's last micro-refinery was potentially a strategic resource during World War Two, see the fifth paragraph of this article: http://uwacadweb.uwyo.edu/RobertsHistory/hundred_octane_fuel.htm
 
 
resources pertaining to the petroleum industry:
 
the federal Energy Information Agency: http://www.eia.doe.gov
 
The Oil and Gas Journal: http://www.ogjonline.com
 
Petroleum Journals online: http://petroleumjournals.com/about.php
 
 
 
Some background on the science of oil refining: http://www.setlaboratories.com/overview.htm
 
 
 

Links to websites of the Lusk community:
 
 
 

 
cultural interpretation resources:
 
 
 

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