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Oil and Natural Gas in Our Everyday Lives

Posted on 01-30-2022

Vehicles and your home may be the first things you think of when you hear oil and gas.  What you may not be aware of is over 6,000 products we use on a daily basis are derived from oil and natural gas. We won't list all 6,000+ products, but we will take a look at some of the products that will more than likely surprise you.


Here we go:

  • Air Mattresses

  • Aspirin

  • Balloons

  • Bandages

  • Candles

  • Cell Phones

  • Dentures

  • Deodorant

  • Enamel

  • Eyeglasses

  • Fan Belts

  • Footballs

  • Glue

  • Golf Clubs

  • Hand Lotion

  • Hearing Aids

  • Ink

  • iPads

  • Life Jackets

  • Luggage

  • Motorcycle Helmets

  • Nail Polish

  • Oil Filters

  • Pajamas

  • Purses

  • Roller Skates

  • Rubbing Alcohol

  • Shampoo

  • Soft Contact Lenses

  • Toothpaste

  • Trash Bags

  • Upholstery

  • Vitamin Capsules

  • Water Pipes

  • Yarn

You can find more at Dept. of Energy Products Made From Oil and Natural Gas



Did You Know?

The Yellowstone National Park wildfires of 1988 were estimated to have produced 77.9 billion megajoules of energy over the fire's 71-day life. The wildfires' energy was equivalent to 22 million megawatt-hours, nearly as much as California and Oregon consumed in December 2011.

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