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Fossil fuel - Wikipedia


Fossil fuels are fuels formed by natural processes such as anaerobic decomposition of buried dead organisms, containing energy originating in ancient ...

DOE - Fossil Energy: How Fossil Fuels Were Formed


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 ...

How fossil fuels are formed - Instructables


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.ask.com/youtube?q=How Are Fossil Fuels Made?&v=_8VqWKZIPrM
Apr 9, 2012 ... How fossils fuels are formed and why they're unsustainable.

Fossil fuel - Science Daily


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  ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Fossil fuels


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 ...

The Energy Story - Chapter 8: Fossil Fuels - Coal, Oil and Natural Gas


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 ...

How Were Fossil Fuels Formed? | QUEST | KQED Science


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 ...

Where do fossil fuels come from? - New Mexico Oil & Gas Association


You may be surprised to know that oil and natural gas are produced from dead animals that lived millions of years ago, 570 million years ago to be exact.

How do we make fossil fuels usable?


In its natural state, oil does not have many uses. That is why we have to refine it. Refining oil means boiling it. As the temperature rises, different compounds in ...