Synthetic oil is a derivation of oil that contains additional chemicals that are not found in crude oil. These additional chemicals are synthetic substances added as a means of addressing lubrication issues.

Synthetic oil is used in a variety of settings, including in passenger automobiles and trucks of different types. Beginning in the 1960s in the United States, synthetic oil became more widely utilized. In addition to being added to petroleum oil, there are types of synthetic oil that are wholly synthesized. There are thought to be benefits associated with synthetic oil. These include higher viscosity in hotter and colder temperatures. Some suggest synthetic oil extends engine life.

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