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How crude oil is produced?

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Asked by Sambhunath Tiadi, 22 Sep '11 08:06 am
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Crude oil is a fossil fuel, meaning that it was made naturally from decaying plants and animals living in ancient seas millions of years ago.Crude oil is a mixture of hydrocarbons - from almost solid to gaseous.
Answered by aflatoon, 22 Sep '11 12:36 pm

 
  
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Crude oil is a natural compound that is found in rock formations within the earth's surface. A complex combination of organic compounds, petroleum is composed of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and oxygen, along with trace metals, resulting in a unique chemical composition that produces oil-based crude oil for extraction.

Crude is found in a wide variety of locations and formats, including semi-solids, liquids (conventional oils), mixed formats (sand oils) and heavy oils in areas of Canada and Venezuela. All crude oil must be refined before it can be converted into production quality fuel for nearly any purpose, and the various types of petroleum have different levels of difficulty with respect to refining. Heavy oils can be expensive to extract and refine, resulting in a longer and more complicated process. During processing, crude oil is separated by distillation, which separates the various components according to the boiling point (viscosity) of the oil, which allows for easy recombi ...more
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Answered by Jaagriti, 22 Sep '11 08:09 am

 
  
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I agree!. Crude oil is a fossil fuel, meaning that it was made naturally from decaying plants and animals living in ancient seas millions of years ago.Crude oil is a mixture of hydrocarbons - from almost solid to gaseous.
Answered by Motu, 26 Oct 09:26 am

 
  
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