Rock oil, mineral oil, or natural oil, a dark brown or greenish inflammable liquid, which, at certain points, exists in the upper strata of the earth, from whence it is pumped, or forced by pressure of the gas attending it. It consists of a complex mixture of various hydrocarbons, largely of the methane series, but may vary much in appearance, composition, and properties. It is refined by distillation, and the products include kerosene, benzine, gasoline, paraffin, etc.
A naturally occurring, oily, flammable liquid composed principally of hydrocarbons. Crude oil is occasionally found in springs or pools but usually is drilled from wells beneath the earth's surface. Petroleum products are obtained from the processing of crude oil, natural gas and other hydrocarbon compounds. Petroleum products include unfinished oils, liquefied petroleum gases, pentanes plus, aviation gasoline, motor gasoline, naphtha-type jet fuel, kerosene-type jet fuel, kerosene, distillate fuel oil, residual fuel oil, petrochemical feedstocks, special naphtha's, lubricants, waxes, petroleum coke, asphalt, road oil, still gas, and miscellaneous products.
Crude oil and any products derived from crude oil that are liquids at normal temperature and pressure, eg motor fuel, jet oil, and lubricants.
Generic name of hydrocarbons, including oil, crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids and their refined products.