What Is Considered “Oil”?

Any oil in any form, such as crude oil, vegetable oil (oils from seeds, nuts, fruits, or kernels), and other oils and greases, including synthetic and mineral oils, are considered “oils.”

Examples of crude oils include:

Refined petroleum products (gasoline & diesel fuel)


Waste oil

Oil emulsions

Lube oils


Fats, oils, or greases from animal, fish, or marine mammal origin