Fossil fuels

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Fossil fuels

  1. 1. Fossil Fuels By: Sean Hoban
  2. 2. Fossil Fuels <ul><li>Fossil fuels are a non-renewable sources of energy </li></ul><ul><li>Fossil fuels formed millions of years ago from decayed organisms. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Types of Fossil Fuels <ul><li>The three major forums of fossil fuels are: </li></ul><ul><li>Oil </li></ul><ul><li>Natural gas </li></ul><ul><li>Coal </li></ul>
  4. 4. Oil Formation <ul><li>Oil, forms from the remains of plants and animals that lived in the ocean between 10 to 160 million years ago. When organisms died and sank to the bottom, they were covered in mud, sand, and other mineral deposits. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Natural Gas Formation <ul><li>Natural gas is a mixture of hydrocarbons (molecules that contain only carbon and hydrogen) and gases (most notably methane, ethane, propane, and butane) that exist naturally in rocks beneath the surface of the earth .   </li></ul>
  6. 6. Refineries Industrial <ul><li>An oil refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is processed and refined into more useful petroleum products, such as gasoline, and diesel fuel, etc.. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill <ul><li>The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill occurred in Prince William Sound, Alaska on March 24th, 1989. The Exxon Valdez oil tanker hit the Bligh Reef and spilled 10.8 million gallons of oil into the waters. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Deep Water Horizon <ul><li>The Deep Water Horizon was an ultra-deepwater offshore drilling rig. On April 20th, 2010 there was an explosion on the rig. The oil covered 1,300 miles of coastline.  </li></ul>

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