Is Petroleum an alkane and is alumina used to crack petroleum?

Yea. Is it an alkane?

One Response to “Is Petroleum an alkane and is alumina used to crack petroleum?”

  1. Riue Says:

    Well, petroleum is made out of a combination of many different hydrocarbons.

    But, most of petroleum is octane, which of course is an alkane.

    And yes, if you skip through the Wikipedia article, you can read about alumina being used in catalytic cracking.