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Petroleum - Wikipedia

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Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations ..... The exact molecular composition of crude oil varies widely from formation to formation but the proport...

How Are Oil/Natural Gas Formed? - Adventures in Energy

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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 ...

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Sep 5, 2014 ... A fast paced explanation of how many oil and gas deposits form and how we explore for them.

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? ... the "biogenic theory" of petroleum formation and was first proposed by a Russian ...

Oil formation | Sciencelearn Hub

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Jun 10, 2008 ... This animation demonstrates the formation of hydrocarbons over millions of years in the depths of the Earth. Oil and gas forms in sedimentary ...

Petroleum - Oil and Natural Gas | energy4me

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Oil and natural gas were formed from the remains of prehistoric plants and animals—that's why they're called “fossil ...

Formation of coal, petroleum and natural gas

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APPEA | How are oil and gas formed?

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Oil and gas are important fossil fuels formed from the decomposition and pressurisation of algae, plankton and other organisms. This process forms ...

How Oil is Formed - Environment for Kids - Sites - Google

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Africa Natural Resources · Asia Natural Resources · Freshwater · How Coal is Formed. How Oil is Formed. The Story of Stuff · Sitemap. How Oil is Formed ...

Forming Oil - How Oil Drilling Works | HowStuffWorks

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Oil comes from the remains of tiny plants and animals (plankton) that died in ancient ... broke the remains into carbon-rich compounds that formed organic layers.

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Standard Grade Bitesize Chemistry - How crude oil was formed - BBC

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

The Formation of Oil and Natural Gas Deposits (hydrocarbons ...

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Aug 23, 2015 ... The Slow Formation of Oil and Natural Gas Deposits. It takes millions of years for decaying organic matter to be transformed into hydrocarbons ...

DOE - Fossil Energy: How Fossil Fuels Were Formed

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Fossil fuels were formed from plants and animals that lived 300 million years ago ... In most areas, a thick liquid called oil formed first, but in deeper, hot regions ...