When you think of what’s fuelled by oil or natural gas, you probably think of cars and trucks that run on gasoline. But some vehicles operate on diesel or even natural gas. Boats, airplanes and trains also run on fuels made from oil and natural gas.
Gas barbecues and patio heaters burn propane or natural gas, and charcoal barbecues are often started with lighter fluid. Most lighters use butane.
Do you know the phrase “now you’re cooking with gas”? Well, many ovens and stoves run on natural gas. And some electrical generation plants run on natural gas. No question: oil and natural gas fuel our lives! Here are the most common fuels made from oil and natural gas: