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Fossil fuel - Wikipedia

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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

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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 formed millions of ...

Fossil fuel - Science Daily

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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  ...

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

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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 fossil fuels are formed - Instructables

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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  ...

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Apr 9, 2012 ... How fossils fuels are formed and why they're unsustainable.
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May 17, 2015 ... Fossil fuel is a term used to describe a group of energy sources that were formed when ancient plants and organisms were subject to intense ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Fossil fuels

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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 ...

How do fossil fuels form? | Reference.com

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Fossil fuels are formed the gradual accumulation of organic remains on the sea floor. As the accumulation rate increases, the organic remains are subjected to ...

How Were Fossil Fuels Formed? | QUEST | KQED Science

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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 ...