Fossil fuels are fuels formed by natural processes such as anaerobic
decomposition of buried dead organisms, containing energy originating in
There are three major forms of fossil fuels: coal, oil and natural gas. All three
were formed many hundreds of millions of years ago before the time of the ...
Over millions of years, different types of fossil fuels formed -- depending on what
combination of organic matter was present, how long it was buried and what ...
Fossil fuels, including coal, oil and natural gas, are currently the world's primary
energy source. Formed from organic material over the course of millions of years
Fossil fuel definition, any combustible organic material, as oil, coal, or natural gas
, derived from the remains of former life. See more.
Fossil fuels—coal, petroleum oil, and natural gas — are concentrated organic
compounds found in the Earth's crust. Fossil fuels make modern life possible.
Feb 12, 2013 ... Contrary to what many people believe, fossil fuels are not the remains of dead
dinosaurs. In fact, most of the fossil fuels we find today were ...
Fossil Fuel Facts. Coal. Coal is an abundant fossil resource that consists mostly
of carbon. Energy content (Btu/pound) ranges from 5,000 to 15,000 depending ...
Disadvantages of fossil fuels: Fossil fuels as the name suggests are derivatives of
plant and animal fossils that are million years old. These are primarily formed ...
Coal, oil and gas are called "fossil fuels" because ... Video clip: Fossil fuel power
station - how it works ... Fossil fuels are not a renewable energy resource.