Imperial Oil is a company that explores for, produces, and sells crude oil and natural gas. Its upstream segment explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas, synthetic oil, and bitumen. Its downstream segment is involved in the transportation and refining of crude oil, as well as blending, distribution, and marketing of refined products. This segment also maintains a distribution system, owns and operates natural gas liquids and products pipelines. The chemical segment manufactures and markets various petrochemicals, including benzene, aromatic and aliphatic solvents, plasticizer intermediates, and polyethylene resins.