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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petroleum

Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations .... Williams extracted 1.5 million litres of crude oil by 1860, refining much of it into kerosene lamp oil. Williams's well became commercially viable a year ...

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/standard/chemistry/materialsfromoil/how_crude_oil_was_formed/revision/1

A BBC Bitesize secondary school revision resource for Standard Grade Chemistry on how crude oil was formed: fossil fuels, porous rock, non-porous rock.

oilprice.com/Energy/Crude-Oil/What-Is-Crude-Oil-A-Detailed-Explanation-On-This-Essential-Fossil-Fuel.html

Jul 24, 2009 ... Rather than using drills, crude oil is extracted from oil sands through strip mining or a variety of other techniques used to reduce the viscosity of ...

www.livescience.com/9404-mysterious-origin-supply-oil.html

Oct 10, 2005 ... But where does oil really come from, and how much is left? ... objects formed from the same raw material as Earth, that crude oil might exist on ...

www.adventuresinenergy.org/What-are-Oil-and-Natural-Gas/How-Are-Oil-Natural-Gas-Formed.html

Stage 1 - All of the oil and gas we use today began as microscopic plants and animals living in the ocean millions of years ago. As these microscopic plants and ...

www.quora.com/How-is-crude-oil-formed

To put it simply, crude oil, coal and gas are all made from the remains of dead plants and microscopic animals. These remains are called kerogens and come in three ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=How+is+Crude+Oil+Made&v=qO6_lMX83bw
Apr 16, 2012 ... This is a simple video explaining the basics of crude oil such as extraction, distillation and uses. Enjoy :) Link to formation of crude oil video ...

www.world-petroleum.org/edu/223-how-is-crude-oil-turned-into-finished-products-

Crude oil is often a dark, sticky liquid that cannot be used without changing it. The first part of refining crude oil is to heat it until it boils. The boiling liquid is ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=How+is+Crude+Oil+Made&v=BOy_j2blim8
May 26, 2016 ... Oil From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For other uses, see Oil ( disambiguation). A bottle of olive oil used in food This article contains special ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/petroleum

Jan 15, 2013 ... Petroleum (also known as crude oil or simply oil) is a fossil fuel that was formed from the remains of ancient marine organisms. Millions of years ...