Oil Stocks List
|MCB||A||McCoy Global Inc.||-0.53|
|SNC||A||SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.||0.00|
|CWB||A||Canadian Western Bank||0.33|
|BDT||A||Bird Construction Inc.||0.08|
|RUS||A||Russel Metals Inc.||1.89|
|PKI||A||Parkland Fuel Corporation||0.58|
|CMG||A||Computer Modelling Group Ltd.||1.05|
|ESN||A||Essential Energy Services Ltd.||0.00|
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An oil is any nonpolar chemical substance that is a viscous liquid at ambient temperatures and is both hydrophobic (does not mix with water, literally "water fearing") and lipophilic (mixes with other oils, literally "fat loving"). Oils have a high carbon and hydrogen content and are usually flammable and surface active.
The general definition of oil includes classes of chemical compounds that may be otherwise unrelated in structure, properties, and uses. Oils may be animal, vegetable, or petrochemical in origin, and may be volatile or non-volatile. They are used for food (e.g., olive oil), fuel (e.g., heating oil), medical purposes (e.g., mineral oil), lubrication (e.g. motor oil), and the manufacture of many types of paints, plastics, and other materials. Specially prepared oils are used in some religious ceremonies and rituals as purifying agents.