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Science at Work: Fuels from Crude Oil

Crude oil is used to make petrol, diesel, and other products. This short booklet provides a basic description of crude oil and the processes used to transform it into fuel and other petroleum products. Sections include:

What is crude oil?

What is a fuel?

Fractional Distillation and Products

Matching Supply and Demand

Fuels and the Environment

The booklet is aimed at secondary school-level students aged 14-16. 

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