Oil/petroleum

Advantages and disadvantage of oil

Advantages of oil

Advantages: About 40% percent of our energy comes from oil

Oil fired power stations can be very efficient

It is easy to distribute and cheaper to transport

It has Greater power

It is easier to extract from the ground

Oil is cleaner and easier to burn than coal


Disadvantages of oil

Disadvantages: oil is neither as clean nor efficient in use as natural gas,

Oil spills can cause huge environment disasters,

It is a non-renewable force,