How is Asphalt Made?

We typically see asphalt on the roadways and in parking lots. Asphalt is a mixture of hydrocarbons that is heated until it achieves the consistency of tar. Reckoning on the amount applied for heating, the asphalt may actually take on a solid state or become the consistency of a very thick liquid. With other uses […]
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How is Gasoline Made?

Gasoline is a flammable, volatile liquid produced from refined petroleum or crude oil. Originally, it was a discarded byproduct of the production of kerosene but it was a useful fuel in various machines because it is capable of to vaporizing at low temperatures. In the past, gasoline was added with compounds of organic lead to […]
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How is Crude Oil Made?

Crude oil is a combination of hydrocarbons that are in their almost solid to gaseous states. This natural compound is commonly found in the formation of rocks within the surface of the earth. The complex combination of organic compounds which is petroleum is made up of carbon, nitrogen, hydrogen and oxygen that may also include […]
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