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Petroleum in Real Life: Home heating

Natural gas is abundant and widely available in Canada; it burns cleanly in furnaces and boilers that operate at efficiencies greater than 95 per cent.

Petroleum in Real Life: Yoga Pants

Yoga apparel and athletic wear in general rely on fabrics that are lightweight, breathable, stretchable and sweat-wicking: a combination made possible by synthetic fibres made from oil and gas.

Petroleum in Real Life: Propane

It’s used for more than cooking steaks on the barbecue; for farms and remote communities, it’s an essential fuel.

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Petroleum in Real Life: Carbon Fibre

Stronger than steel, lighter than paper and powered by petroleum.

Petroleum in Real Life: Smartphones

Mobile devices have become a ubiquitous part of our daily lives: where would they be without oil and gas?

Petroleum in Real Life: Plexiglass

This vital petroleum-based product is having a moment – worldwide.

Petroleum in Real Life: Food, Fertilizer and Fuel

The security of our food supply depends more on oil and natural gas than we might realize.

Petroleum in Real Life: N-95 masks

This vital piece of personal protective equipment is made possible using petrochemicals derived from oil and natural gas.

Petroleum in real life: Soap and hand sanitizers

Germ-fighting essentials are now more important than ever – and they’re oil products

Petroleum in Real Life: Valentine’s Day

All you need is love – and some oil and natural gas