Cracking

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Cracking, also known as catalytic cracking, is the process whereby the heavy hydrocarbon molecules in crude oil are broken down into smaller molecules using a catalyst. It is a common process that allows the crude oil taken out of the ground to be made into a usable substance.[1]

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