What Is Petroleum Made of?


Petroleum is made of mixture of hydrocarbons, compounds of carbons and hydrogen. It is believed that petroleum hydrocarbons come from the remains of plants and tiny animals lived millions of years ago.
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Petroleum, or crude oil, is a smelly, yellow-to-black liquid and is usually found in underground areas called reservoirs.
Oil was formed from the remains of animals and plants (diatoms) that lived millions of years ago in a marine (water) environment before the dinosaurs.
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