Making Crude Oil Useful!
Crude Oil (AKA Fossil Fuels) :
- Fossil Fuels are Finite resources, this means they will eventually run out: Fossil fuels are being used at a extremely fast pace, faster than they are being made. There are specific difficulties associated with the nature of Crude Oil, problems such as finding a replacement to it or the idea of all the extractable resources will be used up in the future.
Fractional Distillation :
- Crude Oil is a mixture of many types of oil, which are all 'Hrydrocarbons'. A Hydrocarbon is made up of molecules containing carbon and hydrogen ONLY.
- Crude Oil is heated at the bottom of the fractionating column.
- Oil that doesn't boil sinks as a thick liquid to the bottom, This is bitumen. Bitumen has a very high boiling point. It 'exits…