From mineral oil to plastic

Oil and gas evolved 20 to 200 million years ago from biological relicts (plankton, mussels ..) in the ocean.

Bothraw materials arefossilfuels and used fortheproductionofelectricity,heatandmotor fuels in particular. Butalsosynthetic material and plastic can be made from oil and used in manifold in everyday life.

We are explaining how oil and gas were formed some million years ago and why we should use synthetic products carefully to save our environment.

Basic Knowledge