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Karina OrozcoChapter 23 Lecture NotesGeohazardsPetroleum and Natural Gas-Biological products derived from the remains of organisms in a marine environment-Hydrocarbon compounds (H, C)Marine Environment-Accumulation of sediment rich in plants and animal remains-Organic-rich sediment is buried-Sediment experiences elevated temperature and pressures due to burial* Hydrocarbon Generation *-Continued burial of organic-rich sediment-Temperature and pressure reach a critical point when organic matter is transformed toliquid and gaseous hydrocarbons-Petroleum forms at T ~100° C, Gas at T >120° C* Hydrocarbon Migration *-Newly created petroleum and natural gas is mobile and flows (migrates) into adjacentpermeable rock-Because oil and gas are less dense than water, they will flow to the surface - unlesssomething stops it.Resource DefinitionsRenewable- resources that can be replenished over short time spans (months, years, decades)Nonrenewable

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Term
Fall
Professor
RAPPENGLüCK
Tags
Geology, Energy development, fossil fuel users

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