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The Fossil Fuel Resources website has been put together as an educational tool aimed at students or researchers alike that wish to learn more about all areas of fossil fuels. We are not an advocate of any political or economic position relating to any aspect of the production or use of fossil fuels and as […]

Oil Facts

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There are approximately 80 years of confirmed oil stocks remaining. Oil is a non-renewable energy source. The greatest increase in oil demand is in developing nations such as India and China, due to industrial demands and increasing use of the motor car. Just under 80% of the world’s oil reserves are controlled by OPEC – […]

Natural Gas Facts

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There is approximately 5,149.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves left in the world. Of all the fossil fuels this works out as more than oil but less than coal. Natural gas is a non-renewable fossil fuel. It is understood that nearly one quarter of the world’s total consumption of natural gas is used […]

Coal Facts

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Coal is a combustible mineral formed from the remains of trees, ferns and other decayed plants that existed and died up to 400 million years ago in some cases. Coal is the world’s most abundant fossil fuel, more commonly found than natural gas and oil and it is second only to oil as the most […]

Price of Oil Driving Coal Demand

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With the price of oil hovering around the US $100 per barrel mark, using coal for large scale energy production is appearing to be an ever more attractive proposition for industry and investors alike. In addition to this, emerging industrial nations are hungry for the fossil fuel. The International Energy Agency, a French energy advisory […]

Coal Frequently Asked Questions

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What Is Coal? Coal is a black or brownish-black burnable fossil fuel, containing the remnants of plant and animal matter that can be burnt to provide energy. Coal contains elements such as hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen as well as numerous minerals but it consist largely of carbon. How Was Coal Formed? It is understood that […]

Natural Gas Frequently Asked Questions

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What Is Natural Gas? Natural gas is a non-renewable fossil fuel, which is a combination of gases mainly consisting of methane (CH4) with smaller amounts of propane, ethane and butane in addition to carbon dioxide, nitrogen and traces of some other gases. How Was Natural Gas Formed? Natural gas is formed over millions of years […]

Oil Frequently Asked Questions

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What Is Oil? Oil, or crude oil in its raw form, is a naturally occurring non-renewable fossil fuel. While its composition differs between oil fields, it is primarily composed of hydrocarbons with other elements and compounds such as Sulphur. Crude oil can be refined fuels, oils and many other useful chemicals. How Is Oil Formed? […]

Welcome to Fossil Fuel Resources!

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The Fossil Fuel Resources website is aimed at individuals that are interested in learning about the fossil fuels, coal, natural gas and oil and the site includes detailed information on how each of the fossil fuels are formed, what they are used for and whether they cause any environmental damage to the planet. In addition […]