Gabriela and Kayelee: 8th Period
How oil is used
Oil is used for transportation fuels, electricity and heating generation, asphalt and road oil, and the feedstocks used to make chemicals, plastics, and synthetic materials found in nearly everything we use today.
Nonrenewable or Renewable
Oil is nonrenewable: Coal, crude oil, and natural gas are all considered fossil fuels because they were formed millions of years ago.
Where oil is found most abundantly
Oil is most abundantly in Saudi Arabia, they produced 10,521 thousand barrels per year.
One of the biggest disadvantages of oil is that it releases carbon dioxide. Oil spills have caused massive pollution of water bodies as massive oil supertankers lead oil. Oil is drilled in some of the worst dictatorships like Saudi Arabia, African countries. Oil plants emit harmful substances such as sulfur dioxide which cause health hazards among the surrounding population.