by Josh Sutton
What is Petroleum and how do we use it
Petroleum also referred to as oil is a fossel fuel found in the ground. We use petroleum as a fuel around the world. We use oil for many things like fueling are cars. 2/3 of Americas oil consumption is used for are cars, trucks and other vehicles that we uses daily. We also use oil for electricity, lubricants and plastic for things like the phones that most people have by this age.
Is petroleum a renewable resource
Petroleum is not a renewable resource however it is very efficient. We have enough petroleum to last us aout 200 years.
What are some advantages of using petroleum
Petroleum has alot of advantages to using it. One is that we already know how to use and extract it since we have doing it for a while now. Another is things like cars are already made to use it so we wouldnt have tomake some big switch for everything. Another is that it's a very efficient fuel source unlike things such as biomass.
Environmental Impact of Oil Industry
Where do we get our oil from
We get our oil from underground by pumping it out. It is called crude oil but we need to change it. We send it to refineries so it can be refined and used.(all charts i found were about what countries)
What are some uses and products of petroleum
Who uses petroleum
Bsiacally anyone who drives a car with a few exceptions. So mostly modernized countries and that includes us.
How does it help individuals groups and communities
It affects individuals groups and communities because basically everywhere in the US uses cars or planes or something of that sort for transportation.