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Petrochemical - Wikipedia


Petrochemicals, also called petroleum distillates, are chemical products derived from petroleum ... Synthesis gas is a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen used to make ammonia and methanol. Ammo...

Uses of Petrochemicals - Dyes, Synthetic Shoes, Detergent


Dec 13, 2011 ... Multifaceted uses of petrochemical ranges from day to day trivial products ... Wax, also a by-product of petroleum, is used to make candles and ...

Petrochemicals - AFPM


Oil and natural gas are used as feedstocks (i.e., the main raw material used in the manufacture of a product) to make approximately 99% of U.S. petrochemicals.

What are some examples of petrochemicals? | Reference.com


Roughly five percent of the world's annual oil supply is utilized to make petrochemicals. These organic substances are used to make plastics, medicines,  ...

What Products are Made from Petrochemicals? | Living in a ...


Apr 7, 2009 ... Petrochemicals are found in such common products as aspirin, cars, ... Well, what do you think is in those detergents making people get rashes ...

Petrochemicals - Chemistry@Elmhurst - Elmhurst College


Overview of the Chemical Petrochemicals Industry: Petrochemicals are ... of the oil and gas consumed each year is needed to make all the petrochemical products. ... It is used in the production of plastics, fibers and synthetic rubber, the main ...

What are petrochemicals? - Petrochemicals Europe


Before then, it used to be a tentative, experimental sector, starting with basic materials: ... As a result, few of us make the connection between the petrochemical ...

petrochemical | chemical compound | Britannica.com


Sep 12, 2008 ... Products made from petrochemicals include such items as plastics, ... It is also used to make paints, epoxy resins, glues, and other adhesives.

Natural Gas to Petrochemicals - inGAP - Innovative Natural Gas ...


Dec 15, 2011 ... As the name implies, petrochemicals are chemical products manufactured from ... These compounds are used to produce plastic polymers.

Natural Pure Organics | Petrochemicals Found in Everyday Products


Petrochemicals are chemicals made from crude oil and natural gas. ... Petrochemicals are even used as a wax coating on such produce items as cucumbers, ...