EVPP 111 Lecture - Learning Guide 6 - Energy - Fossil Fuels - Oil - Fall 2010

EVPP 111 Lecture - Learning Guide 6 - Energy - Fossil Fuels - Oil - Fall 2010

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EVPP 111 Lecture Fall 2010 Energy - fossil fuels - oil What is oil composed of? How is oil formed? What is a "source rock"? What is a "reservoir rock"? What types of products are the various compounds of petroleum separated into during the refining process and on what physical property is this separation based? What are petrochemicals and what are some examples of them? What is a "trap"? What is a "cap rock"? Why are a trap and cap rock necessary in the formation of oil deposits? What are the characteristics of a of rock that makes a good cap rock? In what form does trapped oil usually exist? Generally, how are oil reserves distributed around the world? What ~percentage of the world's oil reserves are located in the US? Which region of the world contains the majority of the world's oil reserves? At current and projected use rates, approximately how long will the known world oil reserves last?
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EVPP 111 Lecture - Learning Guide 6 - Energy - Fossil Fuels - Oil - Fall 2010

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