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Petroleum - Wikipedia

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Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations ..... world's reserves of conventional oil. Petroleum is used mostly, by volume, for producing fuel oil ...

What are petroleum products, and what is petroleum used for? - FAQ ...

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Oct 18, 2016 ... Petroleum products include transportation fuels, fuel oils for heating and ... How much coal, natural gas, or petroleum is used to generate a ...

Use of Oil - Energy Explained, Your Guide To Understanding Energy ...

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Nov 28, 2016 ... Biofuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel, are also used as petroleum products, mainly in mixtures with gasoline and diesel fuel.

A partial list of products made from petroleum - Ranken Energy

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A partial list of products made from Petroleum (144 of 6000 items) One 42-gallon barrel of oil creates 19.4 gallons of gasoline. The rest (over half) is used to ...

Petroleum - Other Uses of Petroleum

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Petroleum is used in a variety of products other than fuel. Products include plastics, pesticides, and cosmetics.

Petroleum (Oil) - IER

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Once produced, crude oil undergoes refining to create such widely-used products as ... [ii] Petroleum is the main mover of our nation's commerce and its use for ...

WHY DO WE NEED PETROLEUM

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Petroleum is necessary for a great number of human needs. Today, petroleum is mostly used as a source of energy, being rich in combustible carbon in the ...

petroleum - National Geographic Society

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Jan 15, 2013 ... Petroleum is used to make gasoline, an important product in our everyday lives. It is also processed and part of thousands of different items, ...

What is Oil Used For? | ConocoPhillips Alaska

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Some of the more obvious petroleum products include transportation fuels, fuel oils for heating and electricity generation, asphalt and road oil. According to the ...

7 Surprising Uses of Oil - Live Science

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Nov 13, 2012 ... Petroleum does more than just provide gasoline for cars and jet fuel for airliners. Products and byproducts of petroleum end up in items used ...