Fossil fuels are fuels formed by natural processes such as anaerobic
decomposition of buried dead organisms. The age of the organisms and their
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 ...
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
Apr 9, 2012 ... How fossils fuels are formed and why they're unsustainable.
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 ...
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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 ...
Mar 6, 2015 ... What is a fossil fuel? Well, it may sound a bit like a dinosaur, and that's not
actually that far from the truth. Put simply, it's a fuel formed over ...
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 ...