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Journey of Oil from the ground to Gas in your car-Infographic

Only a fraction of people who use Oil know about it's origin and extraction. Once the oil is discovered, it must be extracted. After the extraction, oil is transported to refinery where it is turned into useful products. One such product is gasoline. The gas then gets sold via sellers which ship gasoline in trucks that take it to gas stations.

This graphic details several stages of journey of oil :

-Oil Discovery
-Oil Extraction
-Land Drilling
-Offshore Drilling
-Oil Transportation
-Oil Refining
-Oil Distribution
-and Oil Consumption

Next time you're at the pump you can take a second to appreciate all the work it took to get your gas to you.

From Oil in the ground, to gas in your car; Learn how oil is converted into gasoline and then brought to you, the consumer