Crude Oil To Chemicals Transition And Aramco's Plans

Crude oil and Petrochemicals are the building blocks that are essential to making the goods that make modern life possible — from paints to plastics, space suits to solar panels, medicines to mobile phones. All of these things start with just six basic petrochemicals — ethylene, propylene, butylenes, benzene, toluene, xylenes — that are combined with other chemicals and transformed into other materials that make products better.

Petrochemicals do things like:

  • Make your phone water-resistant
  • Keep food fresher longer
  • Make your carpets stain resistant
  • Help tires repair themselves
  • Keep first-responders safe with fire-retardant clothing
  • Extend lives with cutting-edge medical technologies

Source: American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM)

According to a recent study, "Wells, Wires and Wheels… EROCI and the Tough Road Ahead for Oil," published by BNP Paribas Asset Management, the author, Mark Lewis, writes: Continue reading "Crude Oil To Chemicals Transition And Aramco's Plans"