*Petroleum is found mainly in Texas, California, North Dakota, and Alaska in the United States.
*Petroleum is also found in many everyday products such as ink, vaseline, crayons, and deodorant.
*Petroleum is found underground and must be drilled out as crude oil.
How it's Used
*Petroleum is used in transportation fuel such as gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel.
*Petroleum is used to create plastic.
*Petroleum is also used to create different types of energy.
*It can be turned into heat energy to warm our buildings and houses.
*Petroleum is used in over 6,000 items.
*Petroleum is taken out of the ground in three steps: separation, conversion, and treatment.