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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vegetable_oils_as_alternative_energy

Vegetable oils are increasingly used as a substitute for fossil fuels. Vegetable oils are the basis of biodiesel, which can be used like conventional diesel.

www.eia.gov/energyexplained/index.cfm/index.cfm?page=oil_use

Nov 28, 2016 ... Crude oil and other liquids produced from fossil fuels are refined into ... The United States consumes more energy from petroleum than from ...

www.phmc.state.pa.us/portal/communities/energy/oil.html

Oil. Crude oil is a nonrenewable fossil fuel. It is formed when heat and pressure compressed the remains of prehistoric plants, animals, and aquatic life under the  ...

energy.gov/oil

Oil is used for heating and transportation -- most notably, as fuel for gas-powered vehicles. America's dependence on foreign oil has declined in recent years, ...

instituteforenergyresearch.org/topics/encyclopedia/petroleum

Due to its high energy density, easy transportability, and relative abundance, oil has been the world's leading source of energy since the mid-1950s.

needtoknow.nas.edu/energy/energy-sources/fossil-fuels/oil

Oil. In 2015, the United States got 36% of its energy from petroleum and experts project that the demand for this fuel will increase at least through 2020. In 2015 ...

renewable-solarenergy.com/oil-energy-uses-types.html

Information on Oil Energy, what is oil energy, how oil energy is produced how electricity is produced using oil energy, uses of oil energy, diadvantages of oil.

www.powerscorecard.org/tech_detail.cfm?resource_id=8

Oil is the largest source of energy in the United States, providing close to 40 percent of all of the nation's entire power needs. Though most oil is used for ...

www.studentenergy.org/topics/oil

OIL. Definition. Oil, otherwise known as 'petroleum or crude oil', is a thick black liquid composed primarily of hydrogen and carbon. Oil also contains trace ...

www.iea.org/topics/oil

Oil includes crude oil, condensates, natural gas liquids, refinery feedstocks and additives, other hydrocarbons (including emulsified oils, synthetic crude oil, ...