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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petroleum

Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations ... The name petroleum covers both naturally occurring unprocessed crude oil and petroleum products that are made ..... Petroleum is used mostly, by volume, for producing fuel oil and gasoline, both important "primary energy" sources.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petroleum_product

Petroleum products are materials derived from crude oil (petroleum) as it is processed in oil ... The largest share of oil products is used as "energy carriers", i.e. various grades of fuel oil and gasoline. These fuels include or can be blended to ...

www.ceoe.udel.edu/oilspill/crudeoil.html

Crude oil is pumped from the ground in the Middle East (e.g., Saudi Arabian Arab Light), West Africa (e.g., Nigerian Bonny Light), the Americas, and Asia ...

www.biblemoneymatters.com/7-important-uses-for-crude-oil-and-why-it-matters

When we think of oil, we tend to think of fuel for our cars, trucks, and planes, and heating oil. However, there are a myriad of uses for crude oil that affects our ...

www.eia.gov/energyexplained/index.cfm?page=oil_use

Nov 28, 2016 ... Crude oil and other liquids produced from fossil fuels are refined into ... Biofuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel, are also used as petroleum ...

www.wintershall.com/crude-oil-natural-gas/crude-oil.html

One thing is certain: We need oil – currently around 90 million barrels a day. Oil is used for many purposes other than fuel for energy or transport.

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Mar 10, 2017 ... Learn more: What is the difference between crude oil, petroleum products, and petroleum? ... How much oil is used to make plastic? Does the ...

www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/08/what-is-crude-oil-energy

Aug 14, 2013 ... Crude oil is far from being one homogenous substance. Its physical characteristics differ depending on where in the world it's pulled out of the ...

www.kendrickoil.com/the-uses-and-benefits-of-crude-oil

Feb 1, 2016 ... The uses and benefits of crude oil are numerous and the world would be a different place without it. Crude oil has been used in many of the ...

oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/10-Unexpected-Uses-of-Oil.html

About 50 percent of the oil we use goes into making gasoline. But oil and its byproducts also go into ... Crude oil prices today - Oilprice.com. Menu ... By Amy Gleich - Jul 03, 2014, 4:51 PM CDT 10 (Unexpected) Uses of Oil. The main use of  ...