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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 .... In the United States, more than 90% of greenhouse gas emissions come from the combustion of fossil f...

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

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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.

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

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Where Fossil Fuels Come From. There are three major forms of fossil fuels: coal, oil and natural gas. All three were formed many hundreds of millions of years ...

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 ...

Where do fossil fuels come from? | Reference.com

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Fossil fuels come from organic matter that has decomposed under the intense pressure and heat of the Earth's crust. Fossil fuels are primarily carbon based, ...

Where do fossil fuels come from? - GreenDustries Environmental Blog

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May 25, 2011 ... With fossil fuels – their costs and their toll on the environment – controlling our lives, GreenDustries thought it would behoove us to take a look ...

Where Does the Energy in Fossil Fuels Come From? - Tech Alive

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In the same way that we burn wood to release energy that trees capture from the sun, we burn fossil fuels to release the energy that ancient plants captured from ...

Where Do We Obtain Fossil Fuels? - Tech Alive

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Seams, Seams, Seams. We obtain coal from underground seams. A seam is a layer of ore or coal that is thick enough to be profitably mined. We obtain the coal  ...

Fossil fuel - Science Daily

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Fossil fuels are hydrocarbons, primarily coal, fuel oil or natural gas, formed from ... fuels are biofuels derived from atmospheric carbon dioxide, and thus do not ...

The Mysterious Origin and Supply of Oil - Live Science

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Oct 10, 2005 ... But where does oil really come from, and how much is left? ... A so-called fossil fuel, petroleum is believed by most scientists to be the ...