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What are the advantages of using Petroleum

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Petroleum is necessary for a great number of human needs. Today, petroleum is mostly used as a source of energy, being rich in combustible carbon in the production of electricity or running some sorts of heat engines.


Advantages:

1)It can produce a large amount of energy.

2)Petroleum is a highly dense fuel source.

3)Its technology and infrastructure are already in place.

4)It can be used in a wide range of applications.

5)Raw petroleum (also known as crude oil) is used in three major ways: Transportation, Electricity Generation, and Material Production


Here are some of the products of petroleum refining and their uses:

Gasoline - used to power automobiles, planes, boats, and many other forms of transportation
Diesel Fuel - used for powering automobiles
Kerosene - used in lighting and cooking
Heating Oil - used to provide houses with necessary warmth
Lubricating oil - keeps machinery cool
Grease - necessary in automobile repair, train tracks, machinery upkeep, etc.
Tar - used in construction

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