Hydrocarbons in crude oil and natural gas

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  • Hydrocarbons in crude oil and natural gas
    • Crude Oil
      • A complex mixture of hydrocarbons
        • A hydrocarbon is a compound that contains only hydrogen and carbon
        • Carbon atoms can each from 4 covalent bonds.
      • Is a liquid at room temperature
      • Used in fuel for vehicles, aircraft, ships, heating and power stations
    • Fuels
      • Natural gas is a mixture of hydrocarbons in the gas state
      • Methane is useful in cooking
      • Lots of liquid fuels can be taken from crude oil
        • Petrol
        • Diesel oil
        • Kerosene


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