petroleum

by Spencer Nilsen

petroleum is a nonrenewable resource found under-ground. P. etroleum is commonly called crude oil. Did you know the world consumes an average of 88 million barrels of crude oil each day. Just about all countries use petroleum

Advatages

  • Petroleum components have many uses
  • Storage and transportantion is easy
  • It has high energy density. You don't need mch to provide a significant amount of usable energy

Products made from half a 42 gallon barrel


(only few)


Deodorant


Detergents

solvents


Balloons


Sun Glasses


Golf Balls


Toothpaste


Gasoline



How it is used for electricity

petroleum is changed to oil then the oil is burned to create heat. the heat turns water to steam. the steam turn turbines creating electricity
Petroleum and its refining - Chemistry