Fractional distillation involves boiling crude oil so that the various types of hydrocarbon molecules present vaporize, each in turn. The vapors are then condensed into separate batches according to type. More » Science Chemistry

The Crude Oil ETF List is a list of all the exchange traded funds of oil companies that are traded in the United States and tagged by the ETF Database, the website notes. The list tracks the Top 14 largest crude oil ETFs... More » Business & Finance Investing

The ticker symbol for light, sweet, crude oil is CL on the New York Mercantile Exchange, according to the CME Group. CL is only a prefix to be followed by codes for specific oil purchases, such as "G16," indicating Febru... More » Business & Finance Investing
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