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 KCSE business studies paper 2 revision questions and answers set 2

Discuss five factors that may encourage the use of pipeline as a means of transporting petroleum products in a country

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-Lower operation cost due to less labor required in operating pipeline
-High speed in transportation of petroleum products hence save time
-Convinient for loading and offloading into tankers at the terminus
-Less environment degradation due to less pollution or minimal emission of gases
-Flexibility in construction of the pipeline as can pass on any terrain
-Economical to transport large volumes of petroleum over long distances