Defference between petroleum and crude oil.(briefly)

Asked by Almin Khan | 16th Jun, 2014, 03:07: PM

Expert Answer:

  • Petroleum is a broad category which includes both crude oil and petroleum products.
  • Crude oil is a mixture of hydrocarbons that exists as a liquid in natural underground reservoirs and remains liquid when brought to the surface.
  • Petroleum products are produced from the processing of crude oil at petroleum refineries and the extraction of liquid hydrocarbons at natural gas processing plants.

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 20th Jun, 2014, 10:06: AM

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