Oil Products

Oil products refined from crude oil are used in a vast range of industrial and consumer products. The best known are gasoline, or petrol, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), kerosene, gasoil and fuel oil. Naphtha and ethane, along with gasoil and LPG, are major feedstocks for the petrochemical industry. The main types of petrochemical products are plastics, synthetic fibres, synthetic rubbers, detergents and fertilisers. Other non-fuel oil products include asphalt and lubricants.