It can be defined as the substances that are worked in refineries thanks to the processing of oil . There are a lot of opinions about the use of these products. Some people consider that it is more advisable to avoid them, while others use it constantly.
Examples of petroleum derivatives
- Liquid gasoline: It is the main derivative and that is made from crude oil. It is a special fuel for cars or airplanes.
- Detergents for washing
- Lubricants: Another product that is manufactured on a recurring basis, can be from motor oils, oils for machinery in general, as well as auto additives.
- Paraffins: You can find this product more frequently. It is used to create candles.
- Polyvinyl Chloride: One of the products where oil is most exploited, this is also known as PVC. We can obtain a wide variety of products such as: electrical cables, plastics, varnishes, bottles or furniture.
- Synthetic fabrics