what is the main purpose of petroleum refining?

Petroleum products are primarily used as fuels.SOme chemicals obtained from petroleum used to make medicines,ointements and cosmetics. Further fractional distillation yields chemicals which are used to manufacture plastics,synthetic rubber, synthetic fibres and Explosives!

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The various hydrocarbons present in petroleum have different boiling points. as the number of carbon atoms in a hydrogen increases,it's boiling point also increases.This property is used to separate the different components of petroleum by fractional distillation.The components with different boiling points are known as fractions, and the process of separating the fractions by fractional distillation is known as refining.

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The main purpose of petroleum refining is that people can use different fuel which are refine by petroleum like diesel and petrol
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The main purpose of petroleum refining is that it helps to separate various constituents/substances that is present in the petroleum.
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Petroleum refining processes are the chemical engineering processes and other facilities used in petroleum refineries (also referred to as oil refineries) to transform crude oil into useful products such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), gasoline or petrol, kerosene, jet fuel, diesel oil and fuel oils.
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Petroleum refining is done to convert crude oil into more useful products such as petrol, LAG, diesel, Wales, asphalt, Etc.
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To separate the dust particles from petrol, Diesel etc
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The main purpose of refining petroleum is that to get petrol, kerosene,diseal,fueloil,and paraffin wax.
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The main purpose of petroleum refining is that the different components we obtain by the process of fractional distillation of petroleum yield chemicals that are used to manufacture materials such as plastics, synthetic rubber,explosives etc.
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The main pourpose of refining is to seperate the different components or elements of a petroleum
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The main porpuse of petroleum refining are:to seperate the elements from the oils. Or to get seperate types of oils like: petrol,kerosen,etc.....
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