Flashcards in Using Crude Oil as a Fuel Deck (8):
Crude oils burn cleanly so they make good [ ]
What is it used for?
Most modern transport (cars, boats, trains and planes).
Parts of crude oil are also burned in central heating in homes and power stations to generate electricity
What can crude oil also provide as well as fuels?
The raw materials for making various chemicals, including plastics
Why are crude oil fractions often the easiest and cheapest thing to use?
Everything is set up for oil fractions, eg, petrol/diesel stations are everywhere
Crude oil is more reliable than [ ] and safer than [ ]
Crude oil is a [ ] fuel
Due to new [ ], we can now access oil reserves that were to difficult or [ ] to extract
What is the alternative to crude oil as a fuel?
Renewable sources (wind, solar, tidal etc.)