The various products derived from the stabilising, refining and manufacturing ofcrude oil, e.g. fuels, lubricants, greases, bitumen etc.
the words paraffin, propylene glycol, ozokenite, isopropyl myristate, or anything with butyl or propyl in the name indicate that the product is made from petroleum.
An ingredient in heavier skin moisturizers that is oil-based. Not recommended for oily-skin or acne-prone skin.
Refined crude oil comprising dirty products (e.g., fuel oil) and clean products (e.g., gasoline and jet fuel).
Petroleum is another word for oil (see "Oil"). After being pumped up from the earth, petroleum is refined and turned into many products, including kerosene, benzene, gasoline, paraffin wax, and asphalt. Other materials that we use every day, like plastic and nylon, are also petroleum-based products.
Gasoline, kerosene, heavy fuel oil, lubricating oils, petroleum jelly, and paraffin consist principally of mixtures of paraffin hydrocarbons, which range from lighter liquid members to solid members.