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 What is the definition of a fossil fuel?

Answer A fossil fuel is a non-renewable source of energy. Examples include coal, oil and natural gas. Fossil fuels are derived from dead carbon-based organic material that has been compressed and fossiliz... Read More »
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How much fossil fuel do we use in the UK?

The total amount of fossil fuel utilized in the United Kingdom, as of the end of 2008, comes to slightly more than 208.6 million tons. This is composed of oil and natural gas as well as coal.Source... Read More »
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Is oil fossil fuel?

Oil, also called petroleum, is a fossil fuel, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Fossil fuels, such as natural gas and coal, are hydrocarbon based substances formed from decay... Read More »
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How much fossil fuel is used in the US?

According to the Progressive Farmer, a leading magazine in the field of agriculture, in 2008 alone the United States consumed approximately 186 billion gallons of fossil fuels. These numbers are ex... Read More »
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Is gas a fossil fuel?

Gasoline (gas) is a component of crude oil, which is a fossil fuel. Refineries separate gasoline from crude oil by boiling the crude oil into vapor. Different fractions are collected according to t... Read More »
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