Regardless of how much of this resource is left, people sometimes forget that this resource cannot be replaced. This is already a problem for many countries worldwide. Statistics show that 90 percent of the world's energy consumption comes from fossil fuels.

Fossil Fuels
Gasoline, a fossil fuel, is what powers the engine in your car, and as such, has become an essential part of life. Of course we buy it at gas stations without thinking twice, but before we can buy it there, it had to be produced and delivered. So what is it about fossil fuels? An issue is that fossil fuels are nonrenewable energy sources. Every year the world's demand for this energy source increases, leaving more and more of this energy source depleted. Although this has been an issue for many decades, the danger of an energy deficiency is unlikely to be solved anytime soon.

Fossil fuels come from beneath the Earth's surface in the form of ancient plant an animal remains, or fossils, having taken millions of years to form. This includes coal, gas and oil. The Carboniferous Period (approximately 354 to 290 million years ago) is considered to be the age when most of the fossils we use today as energy sources were formed.

Scientists don't know exactly how the formation process took place, but they do know that pressure and heat, combined with a very long period of time were the main factors of fossil fuel formation.

Over that time, phytoplankton and zooplankton became petrified, or turned into rock. Pressure and temperature increased causing this substance to break down into hydrocarbons. It is likely that there were additional factors which are not known now, but surely pressure allowed for gas and oil to migrate to the upper layers of the Earth's surface.
Within the past few decades, new technologies have been developed based on renewable resources, trying to avoid a steadfast dependence on fossil fuels. How far these new technologies will take us is not clear yet, though it is almost certain that only the countries that invest and develop these new alternative energy sources will be at the forefront of future progress.

Related Posts

6 Responses to “A Few Words about Fossil Fuels Formation”

  1. 1
    harold Says:

    Yeah, I noticed that too, great article, I’m glad I stumbled across this website!

  2. 2
    tom Says:

    I completely agree, great aricle! I’m glad I stumbled across this website!

  3. 3
    how to get a 6 pack abs Says:

    It’s the first time I have heard that in Macedonia, obits are an unusual observe. You have wonderfully written the post. I have liked your way of writing this. Thanks for sharing this.

  4. 4
    Penny Jubinville Says:

    Nice website. Thanks!

  5. 5
    Devon Waz Says:

    Nice I found your post, lots of interesting stuffs out here. The information part of it was fine, and you have done bit of research thing, good job! Hope to read more posts in future. Try engaging new things. Keep the good work going.

  6. 6
    Hiedi Pitzen Says:

    Great blog article.Thanks Again. Will read on…

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

https://www.caviarbase.com http://www.simondeli.com http://www.weeklyleak.com replica handbags replica handbags hermes replica replica bags replica handbags replica hermes https://www.9replicabag.com replica bags replica handbags http://nwaedd.org replica hermes hermes replica iphone cases cheap jewelry wholesale jewelry sex toys cheap sex toys human hair wigs cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys http://www.kahnawake.com canada goose outlet hermes replica replica hermes http://www.gretel-killeen.com http://www.replicaaa.com replica handbags