By: Hailie Sizemore, McKenzie Evans, & Wesley Reynolds
Top Producing Petroleum States
- North Dakota
Petroleum has replaced coal as the leading source of energy consumed in the United States since World War Two (1945). Almost 36% of the total U.S. energy demand is supplied by Petroleum since 1948. Petroleum was discovered by a major industry in Pennsylvania.
Why we should use Petroleum.
- Gasoline, and crude oil is petroleum based.
- Used to create most kinds of plastic.
- Petroleum is used to create tar for roads.