fossil oil

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Noun1.fossil oil - a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbonsfossil oil - a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
atomic number 6, carbon, C - an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
fossil fuel - fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
resid, residual oil - oil products that remain after petroleum has been distilled
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That is a problem, and we are here to exchange clean energy applications to deal with fossil oil from the very first stages.
Since the developed countries have the biggest MFIs, the preferred choice remains fossil oil.
Furthermore, the study addresses the changes in global reserves of fossil oil and shale oil and gas, and the ranking of countries according to global reserves.
The study showed the extent of the implications for water resources because of large amounts of water consumption during shale oil and gas extraction process, so the shale oil and gas production in countries with limited water resources is not appropriate, in addition that the fossil oil extracted from dry land available in large quantities in the Middle East and Russia is considered a global competitor in terms of production and transport costs compared to oil-shale.
Over the years experts have been saying that Pakistan has to change its energy mix that is heavily skewed towards fossil oil and gas.
The article also points out that thanks to hydraulic fracturing, extraction of fossil oil and fossil gas gained a new lease on life.
These people are already anticipating that the traditional sources of power - fossil oil and natural gas - will not be forever.
Fossil Oil Company LLC, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, has finalised negotiations with Ranken Energy Corporation of Edmond, Oklahoma, the Operator, for the right to participate in any and all oil & natural gas drilling prospects generated from this state-of-the-art 3D seismic data in McClain County, Oklahoma.
Abdulmajeed Al-Shatti, member of the petroleum supreme council, said fossil oil would remain the only energy source, projecting energy demand to surge by 54 percent up until 2035.
He said we have to shift our focus from burning fossil oil to renewable energy sources.
Biofuels made from starch, sugar and oilseed crops could displace substantial volumes of diesel, kerosene and jet fuel currently produced from fossil oil, IEA said.
com)-- Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA), a global strategic market intelligence and advisory group, releases a white paper, How to Profit from Biogas Market Developments, which predicts that biogas will be the next threat to fossil oil and gas businesses.