A Few Facts About Oil
Raquel G. 6th Period 4/10/14
1. How was Oil discovered?
It's been undetermined on where and when oil was first discovered since it has been around since the time of the dinosaurs!
2. How is Oil formed?
Millions of years ago, plants and animals living in the ocean absorbed energy from the Sun and stored this energy in their bodies in the form of carbon. As these plants and animals died, their bodies sank to the bottom of the ocean where they were covered with layers of sediment deposits.
Here's some important people in the history of Oil(besides the person who discovered it!)
He earnes his nickname "Prophet of Spindletop" for his endeavors in the oil business, which accrued a fortune for many.
Anthony F. Lucas
The Hamilton Brothers