How Is Petroleum Used in Ink?

Answer Mineral oil made from petroleum acts as a solvent in ink. It helps to disperse the pigments in colored inks. Petroleum-based solvents also are used to help inks dry faster. Petroleum-based inks per... Read More »

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How to Remove & Dispose of Used Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks?

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), there are nearly 600,000 underground storage tanks (USTs) nationwide that store petroleum and other hazardous substances. The greatest r... Read More »

Is petroleum a fossil?

Petroleum is classified as a fossil fuel. Our oil developed 300 millions years ago in the oceans of the world. Small creatures called diatoms fell into the water as they died, then the pressure fro... Read More »

Is synthetic oil petroleum?

Synthetic oil comes from crude oil, or petroleum, just like conventional oil. The difference between conventional and synthetic oils is that synthetics have been chemically modified, or synthesized... Read More »

The Advantages of Petroleum Engineering?

Petroleum engineering is a branch of engineering that focuses on producing and obtaining crude oil and natural gas. Specifically, this field deals with the production, refinement and regulation of ... Read More »