Energy 1a

Energy 1a - Energy chapters 16 and 17 Energy consumption for US from 1950-2000 US energy consumption by sector Sources of Energy

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Energy chapters 16 and 17
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Energy consumption for US from 1950-2000
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US energy consumption by sector
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Sources of Energy non-renewable (fossil fuels) vs. renewable (solar, biomass, wind) Traditional (fossil fuels, biomass) vs. alternative (wind, solar, etc.)
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Fossil Fuels Forms of stored solar energy created from incomplete biological decomposition of dead organic matter Crude Oil Natural Gas Coal
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Crude Oil and Natural Gas Marine protists (diatoms) buried, under pressure, convert to fine grained rocks called shales. Under increased heat and pressure converted to oil and gas. Crude Oil Naturally occurring petroleum normally pumped from wells in oil fields Refinement of crude oil produces most of the petroleum products we use today Natural Gas- methane odorless until mixed with something- usually methyl mercaptan, rotten egg smell Naturally occurring gaseous hydrocarbon generally produced in association with crude oil or from gas wells An important efficient and clean burning fuel commonly used in homes and industry
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http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/gsc/calgary/geoscape/topics/fuels_e.html Formation of Oil and Gas
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Cap rock- impermeable
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2008 for the course ENSC 1001 taught by Professor Skelton during the Spring '08 term at GCSU.

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Energy 1a - Energy chapters 16 and 17 Energy consumption for US from 1950-2000 US energy consumption by sector Sources of Energy

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