PETROLEUM- Advantages, Disadvantages and FAQ’s



20 Big Advantages and Disadvantages of Petroleum
by Crystal Ayres  |  Apr 19, 2019

Conclusion-
The pros and cons of petroleum work to balance the energy we require while minimizing the damage we cause to the environment whenever possible. We are on a journey together to create the best possible planet for future generations. Whatever steps that we can take now to make it a better place will help our children and grandchildren have a chance to pursue the success they want. >>connectusfund.org

 

6 Advantages and Disadvantages of Petroleum
Conclusion-
Petroleum has several advantages and disadvantages, and governments, scientists, and ordinary people should weigh these factors carefully to know if they should continue using petroleum or not. >>futureofworking.com

 

What Is The Difference Between Crude Oil, Petroleum Products, And Petroleum?  
Crude oil is a mixture of hydrocarbons that exists as a liquid in natural underground reservoirs and remains a liquid when brought to the surface. Petroleum products are produced from the processing of crude oil and other liquids at petroleum refineries, from the extraction of liquid hydrocarbons at natural gas processing plants, and from the production of finished petroleum products at blending facilities. Petroleum is a broad category that includes both crude oil and petroleum products.  The terms oil and petroleum are sometimes used interchangeably.
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What Are The Products And Uses Of Petroleum?
Petroleum products include transportation fuels, fuel oils for heating and electricity generation, asphalt and road oil, and feedstocks for making the chemicals, plastics, and synthetic materials that are in nearly everything we use. In 2018, of the approximately 7.5 billion barrels of total U.S. petroleum consumption, 46% was motor gasoline (includes fuel ethanol), 20% was distillate fuel (heating oil and diesel fuel), and 8% was jet fuel.  >>eia.gov

 

What Is The Difference Between Crude Oil, Petroleum Products, And Petroleum?
Crude oil is a mixture of hydrocarbons that exists as a liquid in natural underground reservoirs and remains a liquid when brought to the surface. Petroleum products are produced from the processing of crude oil and other liquids at petroleum refineries, from the extraction of liquid hydrocarbons at natural gas processing plants, and from the production of finished petroleum products at blending facilities. Petroleum is a broad category that includes both crude oil and petroleum products.  The terms oil and petroleum are sometimes used interchangeably…>>  eia.gov

 

Advantages and Disadvantages of Oil –
   Cons Disregarded by Powerful Lobbies
by Abhishek Shah 7 Jul, 2011                                    greenworldinvestor.com
                   5 Advantages and 5 Disadvantages

 

 

12 Advantages And Disadvantages Of Petroleum
by Crystal Ayres

…The advantages and disadvantages of petroleum take us to two extremes. On one hand, much of our global society is powered by this resource. On the other hand, we could be creating long-term damage to our planet by using this resource as often as we do… >>vittana.org

 

Oil And The Environment
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How does oil affect the environment?-   Crude oil is used to make petroleum products used to fuel airplanes, cars, and trucks; to heat homes; and to make products like medicines and plastics. Although petroleum products make life easier, finding, producing, and moving crude oil may have negative effects on the environment. Technological advances…

Technology helps reduce the effects of drilling and producing oil- Exploring and drilling for oil may disturb land and marine ecosystems. Seismic techniques used to explore for oil under the ocean floor may harm fish and marine mammals. Drilling an oil well on land often requires clearing an area of vegetation. These impacts are reduced by technologies that greatly increase the efficiency of exploration and drilling activities. Satellites, global positioning systems, remote sensing devices, and 3-D and 4-D…

Hydraulic fracturing-  An oil production technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is used to produce oil from shale and other tight geologic formations. This technique has allowed the United States to increase domestic oil production  and reduce U.S. oil imports. Hydraulic fracturing has some effects on the environment. Fracturing rock requires large amounts of water, and it uses potentially hazardous… 

Oil spills-  Most oil spills are the result of accidents at oil wells or with the pipelines, ships, trains, and trucks that move oil from wells to refineries. Oil spills contaminate soil and water and may cause devastating explosions and fires. The federal government and industry are involved in…

Restoring old well sites and creating artificial reefs- Oil wells are plugged when they become uneconomic, and the area around the well may be restored. Some old offshore oil rigs are tipped over and left on the sea floor in a Rigs-to-Reefs program. Within a year after a rig is toppled, it is often…
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