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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fossil_fuel

A fossil fuel is a fuel formed by natural processes, such as anaerobic decomposition of buried dead organisms, containing energy originating in ancient ...

fossil.energy.gov/education/energylessons/coal/gen_howformed.html

Feb 12, 2013 ... Fossil fuels were formed from plants and animals that lived 300 million years ago in primordial swamps and oceans (top). Over time the plants ...

www.sciencedaily.com/terms/fossil_fuel.htm

Fossil fuels are hydrocarbons, primarily coal, fuel oil or natural gas, formed from the remains of dead plants and animals. In common dialogue, the term fossil fuel  ...

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Dec 20, 2013 ... Shale gas is a fossil fuel that formed millions of years ago. Different kinds of fossil fuels — coals, oils, and natural gases — formed as dead ...

www.acaedu.net/cms/lib3/TX01001550/Centricity/Domain/389/5.7A%20Formation%20of%20Fossil%20Fuels.pdf

Coal, oil, and natural gas are also called fossil fuels. Why do you ... How is sedimentary rock involved in the formation of fossil fuels? How long does this process.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/ocr_gateway/carbon_chemistry/crude_oilrev1.shtml

Crude oil, coal and gas are fossil fuels. They were formed over millions of years, from the remains of dead organisms,. coal was formed from dead plant material ...

www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/z27thyc/revision

Learn how fossil fuels were formed and how carbon is continually recycled on Earth with BBC Bitesize KS3 Science.

www.instructables.com/id/How-fossil-fuels-are-formed

How coal is formed Coal is formed over millions and millions of years from the remains of swamp plants and animals. When the plants and animals die they sink  ...

www.lenntech.com/greenhouse-effect/fossil-fuels.htm

There are three types of fossil fuels which can all be used for energy provision; coal, oil and natural gas. Coal is a solid fossil fuel formed over millions of years ...