Chemicals obtained from processing of Petroleum and Natural Gas are called Petrochemicals


Methyl alchohol,ethyl alchohol,acetic acid,ethylene etc are obtained from processing of petroleum

Hydrogen gas is obtained from processing of Natural Gas


Uses of Petrochemicals

Polythene, Plastic Bags, Detergents are obtained from petrochemicals of  Petroleum

Fertilizers like Urea are obtained from Hydrogen which is obtained from Natural Gas






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  2. Chapter 5 Class 8 - Coal And Petroleum

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 11 years and a teacher from the past 11 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo