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Tuesday, 30 August 2016

INFOGRAPHIC: HOW OIL IS FORMED


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How Oil Is Formed
By
Jones Oil.

Those of us who imagine that striking oil means drilling into a pool of liquid riches might be surprised to learn how wrong we are. Oil is not found in underground lakes, but dispersed through rocks like a sponge. The rocks must be broken to extract the oil, which looks like mud when it is taken from the ground. Nor is it the remains of dead dinosaurs! We take a look at how oil was formed, and separate fact from fiction.

How Oil Is Formed

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[Post Source: Jones Oil.]

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