What are the Source of Hydrocarbons? - QS Study
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Source of Hydrocarbons: Generally oil reserves in sedimentary rocks are the source of hydrocarbons for the energy, transport and petrochemical industries.

Aliphatic Hydrocarbon

  • Petrolium oil.
  • Kerosine oil
  • Diesel oil
  • Natural gas

Methane:

  • Marsh gas
  • Coal gas

Alkane:

  • Cracking method/Breaking down of Petroleum
  • Natural Gas
  • Pyrolysis or cracking of Alkane
  • From Naphtha of impure oil of Europe

Toluene:

  • Coal tar
  • Unrefined mineral oil.