Results for: Petroleum

What is petroleum?

A thick, flammable, mixture of hydrocarbons that occurs naturally  beneath the earth's surface. It can be separated into natural gas,  gasoline, naphtha, kerosene, fuel oil, (MORE)

Where do you get petroleum from?

  Petroleum is obtained from oil deposits within the Earth. They were formed from centuries of ancient plant deposits, which were buried, heated, and compressed, and under (MORE)

What compounds are in petroleum?

Petroleum is a complex mixture of organic liquids called crude oil and natural gas. Crude oil and natural gas are extracted from the groundon land or under the oceans. It (MORE)
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What are the sources of petroleum?

The sources of petroleum are the decayed plants and animals that lived long ago on our planet.
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Where can you get petroleum?

If you mean purchase, then from any local gas station (Shell) . If you mean where it is obtained from, it is a form of oil which is extracted from the ground.
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What has petroleum in it?

petroleum jelly, gasoline, oil, plastics, asphalt, lighter fluid, medicines, chemicals, kerosene, jet fuel, fertilizers, synthetic fibers, rubber, ink, crayons, bubble gum, di (MORE)