Pharmaceuticals

Pharmaceuticals

Many of the pills we take are cased in capsules made from the derivatives of refined crude oil. Without this smooth coating, swallowing pills would be much more difficult, and suppositories would have difficulty reaching their targets. More so, without this coating it...
Medical devices

Medical devices

Medical equipment also benefits from refining products. From saline solution bags to medical tubing, the high compatibility and protective properties of the plastics derived from oil help ensure our safety against germs and bacteria.
Bandages

Bandages

Nylon is another synthetic fibre derived from oil. Due to its durability, it is the main material used in medical bandages.