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THE BAKKEN AND BEYOND

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WHAT IS OIL USED FOR?

Some of the more obvious petroleum products include transportation fuels, fuel oils for heating and electricity generation, asphalt and road oil.

However, petroleum is not just used for fuel. Petroleum products are also used to make various plastics, synthetic materials and chemical products; in fact, petroleum can be found in many common household items. Below are some examples.

Clothing

Ink

Heart Valves

Crayons

Parachutes

Telephones

Antiseptics

Deodorant

Pantyhose

Rubbing Alcohol

Carpets

Hearing Aids

Motorcycle helmets

Pillows

Shoes

Electrical tape

Safety glass

Nylon rope

Fertilizers

Hair coloring

Toilet seats

Candles

Credit cards

Aspirin

Golf balls

Detergents

Sunglasses

Glue

Fishing rods

Linoleum

Soft contact lenses

Trash bags

Hand lotion

Shampoo

Shaving cream

Footballs

Paint brushes

Balloons

Fan belts

Umbrellas

Luggage

Antifreeze

Tires

Dishwashing liquids

Toothbrushes

Toothpaste

Combs

Tents

Lipstick

Tennis rackets

House paint

Guitar strings

Ammonia

Eyeglasses

Ice chests

Life jackets

Cameras

Artificial turf

Artificial Limbs

Bandages

Dentures

Ballpoint pens

Nail polish

Caulking

Skis

Fishing lures

Perfumes

Shoe polish

Antihistamines

Cortisone

Dyes

Roofing