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Oil flow

Postby Dakkanor » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:32 am

was experimenting with my refineries, i liked this setup the best and thought I'd share

https://www.dropbox.com/s/769yrfmawodnj ... 20test.png

if you have space this can easily be spread out a fair bit as in pic 2

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ip0xg2aipaof9 ... Spread.png

but i'm less fond of that, i prefer to just build t in a block and if i need more i'll just add more refineries going down

edit: image link hates me :P
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Re: Oil flow

Postby ssilk » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:52 am

Ha, that's exactly what I meant, when I suggested straight upper ground pipes... Because otherwise you built a "block" where nothing can go thru.
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Re: Oil flow

Postby BurnHard » Wed Mar 19, 2014 12:02 pm

Or lay pipes generally half in ground so that they are walkable like conveyour belts, and you alway see your character and the pipes as well. underground belt would be uses to cross these "normal" pipes just like underground belts do. High pipes would need supporting pillars where you would still be stuck with your charakter or car.
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Re: Oil flow

Postby Dysoch » Wed Mar 19, 2014 12:04 pm

Dakkanor wrote:was experimenting with my refineries, i liked this setup the best and thought I'd share

https://www.dropbox.com/s/769yrfmawodnj ... 20test.png

if you have space this can easily be spread out a fair bit as in pic 2

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ip0xg2aipaof9 ... Spread.png

but i'm less fond of that, i prefer to just build t in a block and if i need more i'll just add more refineries going down

edit: image link hates me :P

second picture has an error :P

the left refinery is wrongly connected with its pipes :P (only the top and bottom pipe)

but a nice setup
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Re: Oil flow

Postby haunted_1 » Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:11 pm

My setup is quite similar. I also added a nice cracking setup (:

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Re: Oil flow

Postby Garm » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:06 pm

If you abuse pipe-to-ground more you can make it even more compact:

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Re: Oil flow

Postby Dakkanor » Thu Mar 20, 2014 9:32 am

Garm wrote:If you abuse pipe-to-ground more you can make it even more compact:

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i like this, my biggest gripe with the oil industry is how big it gets, i used to have all my resources built on a conveyor, but with oil its either awkwardly pump it to the right spot or bring all the resources to it.....

i dislike both for various reasons
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Re: Oil flow

Postby Garm » Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:50 pm

Here is the finished form of said refinery - i believe it is impossible to make it more compact.

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Re: Oil flow

Postby Dakkanor » Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:43 pm

Garm wrote:Here is the finished form of said refinery - i believe it is impossible to make it more compact.

finished form
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this is what i had been using before, but i decided i liked how mine was kinda boxed in by having the water pump outside.
also i liked having all the output available in one spot
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