Petroleum is shipped across country via train
It is used to power things such as planes and cars
Petroleum is highly toxic to the o zone
Petroleum is source of energy used for cars, planes, generators, and boats. Even though it's a great source, its effect on our environment is very negative and can lead to destruction of the forests, turn deserts into wastelands, and oceans covered in oil and muck. It's mined in the middle of the ocean, and Saudis Arabia but lately we've been mining on our own land and seen a huge deduction in gas prices all over America.