Chemical Composition of Crude Oil?

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Crude oil is the term used for unprocessed oil; also known as petroleum. Crude oil is a fossil fuel which means that it was made from dead plants and animals from thousands of years ago. Crude oil varies in color from clear to a deep black. The chemical composition of crude oil contains carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, nitrogen, oxygen, metals, and salts. Carbon is the number one component. Crude oil also contains hydrocarbons that contain both carbon and hydrogen.
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