Flashcards in 1.4 Crude oil Deck (15)
Crude oil is called a fossil fuel because...
Crude oil is called a fossil fuel because it is formed from the remains of ancient sea creatures.
Compared to large hydrocarbons, small hydrocarbons are:
Is the top of an oil fractioning column warmer or colder than the bottom?
What happens to a liquid during its separation from a mixture by distillation?
Evaporation followed by condensation
What is the process to get the different fractions out of crude oil
Which fraction has the longest carbon chain
Where does crude oil come from?
Dead animals and plants compressed under the ocean
What is kerosene used for?
How do geologists find oil?
They study the rock structures
Which hydro carbons are less efficient?
Ones that have a longer chain
What process is used to convert long hydro carbon chains into shorter hydro carbon chains
What is bitumen used for?
Which has a higher boiling point bitumen or bottled gas
What allows large hydrocarbons to be broken down into smaller hydrocarbons?