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What are the different constituents of petroleum? What are the uses of petroleum products?


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The different constituents of petroleum -LPG, Petrol, Kerosene, Diesel, Lubricating oil, Paraffin wax, Bitumen

The different uses of petroleum products are: 
(a) LPG is used as a fuel for home and industry.
(b) Petrol is used as motor fuel, aviation fuel, and solvent for dry cleaning.
(c) Kerosene is used as fuel for stoves, lamps, and jet aircraft.
(d) Diesel is used as fuel for heavy motor vehicles, electric generators, etc.
(e) Lubricating oil is used in machines to lubricate the different parts.
(f) Paraffin wax is used as an ointment, candle, and vaseline.
(g)Bitumen is used in road surfacing and painting.

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