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Fossil fuels are a non-renewable source of energy. Formed from decomposed animals and plants that existed up to 300 million years ago, fossil fuels are located in the deposits beneath the earth.
If you can smell it all the time, check if the smell is coming from the engine area or at the rear side. If it's in the engine area, check for leaks. There should be one. Otherwise, that is if the smell is coming from rear side, the fuel pump may have already failed. Hey George===It depends on w…
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I drove mine up on ramps and looked. After wiping off all the existing oil, which was all over the oil pan, I found that the highest point with oil was a protruding post with a wire attached to it, right near the starter. I think this is the oil pressure sensor, or "oil switch".
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I just repaired the same problem on my wife's 1994 Quest. there are several small maybe 3-4 inch hoses right under the intake air plenum that crack/rot over time, 2 of them were leaking on her van so I replaced them all. It is a relatively easy job, but often overlooked because of their location …
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I am struggling with this. I have a plastic drain and trap and I think the problem has to do with sediment in the water. A white substance gets caked inside the drain and smells like crazy as soon as water touches it. Is it sulfur in the water? I am trying to clean it regularly  your wax seal …
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Advantages: Natural gas (largely methane) burns more cleanly than the other fossil fuels (45% less carbon dioxide emitted than coal and 30% less than oil)It is easily transported via pipelines and fairly easily using tankers (land and sea)It can be piped into homes to provide heating and cooking an…
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There are 55 gallons in a drum and 42 gallons (1 U.S. gallon = 3.78541178 liters) in a barrel (i.e., 1 barrel = 158.9872948 liters). Originally there were 40 gallons to a barrel. However, that was changed in the mid-19th century to give a little extra so consumers wouldn't feel "cheated." A little…
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1 barrel of crude oil = 42 US gallons (159 liters or 35 imperial gallons). It produces from about 35 percent to 42 percent of gasoline or petrol, plus many other products such as kerosene, etc. More detail: The yield of gasoline from crude oil depends upon the quality of the crude oil ("Crude Type"…
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The top 5 countries from which the US imports oil and petroleum products are, in order from most to least:CanadaNigeriaMexicoSaudi ArabiaVenezuela
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The natural form of oil is called crude oil. Oil is developed from once living organisms that were transformed over geologic time into hydrocarbons from heat and pressure as the organisms were being buried and lithified. Straight from the earth, crude oil contains hydrocarbons plus small amounts of …
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A 1993 Ford Explorer takes 5 quarts of oil for a complete oil and filter change.
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Carbon and hydrogen make up oil. Crude oil was made over millions of years from tiny plants and animals, called plankton. The plankton on the left would form oil in about 150 million years time if the sea bed is not disturbed. The plankton that lived in the Jurassic period made our crude oil. Thi…
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Answer pros: burns clean and heats evenly. If the electricity goes out, you can still heat with gas. Compared to an electric heater attached to a gas-burning electric power station, a natural gas heater uses less fuel and puts less CO2 in the air. cons: cost a fortune now a days.
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It will run faster. Congratulations you have just added to the Misinformation Superhighway. Stock specs for Hondas is about 10:1 COMPRESSION The octane rating of gasoline tells you how much the fuel can be compressed before it spontaneously ignites. When gas ignites by compression rather than b…
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If they are simply using you without returning any of that love or support, then you need to think about getting rid of them, or at least talking about it with them (be warned: don't let them guilt-trip you into staying). If they are only fulfilling their own needs and not yours, then reconsider why…
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In the United States their is only Natural Gas and Propane Gas. If you don't have a Propane Tank in your yard you have Natural Gas. If you have a propane gas furnace and want to change it to a Natural Gas furnace you have to have a heating/ac guy do it or you could burn your house down. The change i…
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possible faulty pcv valve.or bad rings if you detect smokeif you have a Manuel gas pump on the side of your engine it would be the first thing i would change
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you would need to get some more
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Well it depends are you having problems with the vehicle? what makes you believe it could be bad gas? depending on how bad the vehicle is running I would drain the tank change fuel filters and report the gas station to the state fuel commission or whatever your state has for overseeing fuel issus co…
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If it's old but still clean, put it in your car, mixing no more than 5% at a time. For example, if your tank holds 20 gallons, put in one gallon of old clean gasoline. You can also use it in a lawn mower or snow blower.Clean is the real issue though. Make sure there is no sediment and that it isn't …
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i have a 1995 Chevy Camaro with the 5.7L LT1 and I've noticed around anywhere around 15-17 mpg in the city depending on how much you get down on it, and anywhere between 24-26 mpg on the highway with the cruise control set.
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1) Xylyl bromide-Lachrymatory, toxic 2) Chlorine - Corrosive. Lung Irritant 3) Phosgene - Irritant - Skin and mucous membranes. Corrosive, toxic 4) Benzyl bromide - Lachrymatory (lacrimatory: relating to or prompting tears) 5) Chloromethyl chloroformate - Irritant - Eyes, skin, lungs 6) Trichlo…
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A Cold winter starts are the likely culprit. Engines require a significantly richer fuel/air mixture to start in cold weather. A high percentage of the fuel that's delivered from the injectors and vaporized into the air drawn into the engine condenses back into liquid on the cold internal engine com…
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Answer It's refined from crude oil, which comes from the ground.Petrol comes from cruide oil befor the petrol station and is washed up onto shore bed. Petrol comes from cruide oil befor the petrol station and is washed up onto shore bed.It is refined from crude oil.It comes from cruide oil by m…
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See the related link to the National Biodiesel Board's - Retailer Map. Look there for a retailer in your state. When shopping for biodiesel, however, make sure that they sell biodiesel that conforms to the most recent ASTM standard.
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Bitumen for roads and roofing Fuel for ships and factories Lubricating oils, waxes, polishes Diesel fuel Jet fuel Petrol Chemicals Liquefied petroleum gas Others include plastics (Ethylene and propylene), rubbing alcohol, medicines (e. g. Aspirin), rubber, … From the Anwr.org website: Cl…
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Heat Generating Electricity Turbine Heat is used to make electricity by.... boiling water which in turn makes steam and is generally channeled through a turbine, that will make the turbine spin (Look up "how a generator works") . Basically the turbine spins a magnet near some wires which makes a…
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Steam generates electricity by spinning turbines located within electromagnetic fields. The steam can be generated by heating water using many types of fuels, such as coal, gas, and oil, or through the heat generated from controlled nuclear reactions.
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Sunlight to electricity Oil and natural gas was created from the remains of microscopic organisms that lived in Earth's oceans millions of years ago. Heat and pressure gradually turned these ancient organisms into oil and natural gas. Coal was formed by a similar process from the remains of ancient …
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According to the NYMEX, light sweet crude (the grade of oil most commonly traded in the commodities markets due to its comparable low level of difficulty in gasoline distillation) has an API gravity of 34 degrees to 41 degrees for foreign delivery. The API gravity is a scale developed by the America…
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There are ways of producing electricity for free, aside from materials i.e. water wheel.It just costs money to buy it from said producer.  Why we pay for utilitiesElectricity costs money to produce simply because of the maintaining of the equipment that's required. Somebody has to keep an eye …
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The official statistics according to the EIA (Energy Information Administration) are that the US uses 9,253,000 barrels/day or 388.6 million gallons/day.
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OLD GAS AND GAS RECONDITIONINGYes and no. Gasoline tends to lose oxidation and deteriorate after 4-6 months of non-use and will be for the most part useless after 1 year. While it certainly will still ignite and burn, the octane content for any engines usability is severely diminished as well the ga…
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There are several good oils on the market, I use valvoline,,,, Do not let people talk you into using 20/50 in A stock motor, They say to use it if you work your engine hard, It IS thicker just like they say, BUT, it also is just like everything else, It takes the path of least resistance, If your en…
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Answer 1They burn and produce energy  Answer Fossil fuels such as coal are used to make electricity by burning it. The steam is used to turn a turbine that is hooked up to a generator.as fossil fuels include coal, natural gas, petrol, diesel and even wax n tar so basically after food, water, …
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According to current statistic, theoretically,petroleum will be finished very soon. But practically, petroleum will never finish. When the remaining petroleum decrease, the prize for petroleum will increase. Crude oil prize on 1861 was $0.49, and prize on June 2008 was $139. At a point where the pr…
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It has been stopped before; Volcanic ash for at least one occurrence. The Worst News is that if all traces of Humanity are removed today there is already enough Heat Stored in the Oceans and CO2 in the atmosphere to continue the warming of the Geo-Eco-System.
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Fuel is any material that is capable of releasing energy when its chemical or physical structure is altered. Fuel releases its energy either through chemical means, such as burning, or nuclear means, such as nuclear fission or nuclear fusion. An important property of a useful fuel is that its energy…
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A Kelvin scale is a scale used for measuring temperature in scientific expirements. By: a grade 7The kelvin scale has exactly the same degrees as the centigrade scale HOWEVER the position of zero on the kelvin scale is set at -273.15 on the centrigrade scale.So if water freezes at 0'C it freezes …
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Currently around 71%: About 49% of electricity is generated from coal, 21% from natural gas, and 1% from petroleum. Adding those together, you get about 71%.
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Natural gas is a type of fossil fuel (formed from the remains of dead plants and animals) that largely consists of methane, but also contains other components such as ethane, butane, propane, carbon dioxide or hydrogen. Natural gas is mainly methane, CH4. Sometimes trace amounts of other things ar…
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Natural gas, coal and oil are the three main fossil fuels. Anthracite, petroleum, diesel and many other derivatives come from these.
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There are 42 gallons (1 U.S. gallon = 3.78 liters) in a barrel (i.e., 1 barrel of oil = 159 liters). When converting to oil to Metric Tonnes (MT), there is around 7.3 BBL per MT, and 304 Gallons per MT. Originally there were 40 gallons to a barrel. However, that was changed in the mid-19th century …
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roughly 11% of CO2 in the atmosphere is contributable to humans' use of fossil fuel. The largest contributor to atmospheric CO2 is biomass degradation from rotting vegetation in rain forests and jungles. CO2 in the atmosphere amounts to only a fraction of 0.1% of the atmosphere, which is primarily N…
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Alternate Energy Sources: Solar, Wind, Hydro, Biomass, etc. There are many, but it depends a bit on what you mean by "alternate." Mostly, people mean sources other than fossil fuels (oil, coal, natural gas), and maybe nuclear fission as well. Personally I prefer the term "renewable" sources of energ…
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Coleman® Fuel Also called white gas or camping fuel, you can't beat it for camping in the winter or at high altitude. Burns hot even at subzero temperatures. And unlike butane and propane, output doesn't falter as temperatures drop. Coleman® Fuel is very refined, and burns hotter and cleaner than…
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how do fosils form how do fosils form
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Sunlight and warmth encouraged the living plants to grow, which then turned into fossil fuels.
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That is not answer we people of wiki answers can solve
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1 gallon soy oil weighs between 7.35 lbs to 7.5 lbs Industry standard is 7.35lbs
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Everything depends on the person or what they do with the natural gas. It also depends on how much they use it or any other uses for it, the season of year and the current price plus the area of the country one lives in.
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Around 75% pf Australia's energy is derived from coal. Well we are starting to use solar energy and Kevin Rudd is push to put limits on how much coal we use.
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Methane gas CH4 Natural gas is methane, CH4. Sometimes traces amounts of other things are added, for instance odorizers so that it is possible to smell the gas in case of a leak in the household.
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Answer Yes. This process was invented in the 1920s by Germany. The Coal is converted to a synthetic natural gas (syngas) though a process called Gasification. The syngas is then run through the Fischer-Tropsch process which, through a catalized process, is converted into liquid fuels. A major por…
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answer A barrel of crude contains 42 gallons. Each barrel yields about 19.15 gallons of gasoline plus other petroleum-based products. http://www.eia.doe.gov/bookshelf/brochures/gasoline/index.html
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Answer If one or more injectors are sticking you'll get a condition called "washdown", in which liquid fuel coats the cylinder walls and gets past the piston, into the crankcase. Answer If it has carbs. on it, the problem would be leaky needle valves, gas in your floats (floats leaking) or mi…
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Answer at 1.26 per therm that would be 4.3 cents per kilowatt hour the average cost of electricity is so around 11 cents per killowatt hr so its cheaper then electricity
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The wind is free. Fossil fuels cost money. Once the initial costs of building wind farms and attaching them to the grid are paid usually within a couple of years, there are fairly minor maintenance costs for the 20 to 25 year lifespan of the wind farm (at which point it is usually replaced with bigg…
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Crude Oil dates back to ancient times where it was used as a liniment. In 1850 crude oil was refined by a process created by Edwin Drake of Western Pennsylvania.
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Some well known alternative fuels include biodiesel, ethanol, butanol, chemically stored electricity (batteries and fuel cells), hydrogen, methane, natural gas, vegatable oil, peanut oil, and biomass.
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The Richter scale has no upper and lower values, although in practical terms the lowest magnitude earthquakes that are capable of being recorded have a Richter magnitude of -3 (the minus numbers occur because Charles Richter chose an arbitrary seismic wave amplitude to equal a magnitude of 1 and sei…
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Natural gas is the cleanest. It produces the least amount of carbon dioxide per unit of energy released than the other fossil fuels like coal and oil. To get the same amount of heat, natural gas produces 30% less CO2 than burning oil, and about 45% less than burning coal.
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It doesn't last very long; 70 years maximumIt can leave soot everywhereIts wrecking our ozone layer and in consequence; melting the ice caps in Antarctica!Hope this help you! xxx
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It depends upon whether the spark ignition engine is carbureted or fuel injected. It also depends on the ratio diesel:gasoline. If more than a few percent diesel in a carbureted engine it won't run or will run very poorly at best. In a cylinder injected engine it will run well at moderate temperatu…
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Answergasoline (petrol in UK)dieselaviation fuelkerosenefuel oilalkanes eg ethanewaxasphaltparaffin waxpetroleum cokeAnswerThey are made by petroleum which is made of dead marine animals and plants they are then sucked out of the earths crust with a sucker and made into our energy. People who do tha…
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no it is not because it tastes like green beens
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Sounds like you have oil making it pass the PCV Valve into the air intake system and all the way into the intake manifold. I would remove and clean both intake manifold and intake piping, replace the air filter and the pcv valve and the pcv hose going from the valve cover to the air intake tube. As …
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Yes it is, when a daddy gold loves a mommy gold they make a baby gold. I hope this helps.
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crude oil is a naturally occurring, flammable liquid consisting of a complex mixture of hydrocarbons of various molecular weights, and other organic compounds, that are found in geologic formations beneath the earth's surface. Oil and gas are chemicals made from molecules containing just carbon and…
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Gasoline was not invented, it is a natural by-product of the petroleum industry.
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0 degrees Celsius = 273.15 Kelvin. so add 273.15 You simply add 273.15 to the degrees to get Kelvin. A temperature increase of 1 degree is also a temperature increase of 1 Kelvin. Kelvin temperature is also known as absolute temperature as it has no minus values. 0 Kelvin (the coldest temperature p…
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Oil last forever but oil does get dirty. Synthetic oil like conventional oil does get dirty. You can extend your oil changes slightly if you synthetic oil but no more than two or 3000 miles.
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Fossil fuels were formed from plants and animals that lived up to about 300 million years ago. The Sun passed solar energy to the plants, and plants were eaten by animals. When the plants and animals died and started decaying, some of them got buried deep under the ground for many millions of year…
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The United States and the rest of the world need oil. Without oil, humans wouldn't have the use of many things. For example cars, or power plants. Oil is basically a fossil fuel which comes from the dead or decomposed organisms that existed millions of years ago. Fossil fuels take billions of years …
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There are two theories: biological origin (currently the dominant theory) and non-biological (not widely accepted in the scientific community, but with some good points to it). From Wikipedia ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petroleum#F... ): Biogenic theory Most geologists view crude oil, like coal…
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Oil is a fossil fuel. Just as Coal is the remains of land plants that have been covered over by sand and then squashed into rock, Oil is formed from the remains of microscopic sea plants and sea creatures that died and fell to the floor of the ocean, there to be incorporated into the sediments. Ov…
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Most incense contains toxic ingredients that are not labelled. In addition, the smoke from the incense ingredients and the burning of any stick that they are attached to, create smoke that is a form of air pollution. This is most noticeable if you have an air purifier in the room; it will become coa…
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Chesapeake is on of the major players in the horizontal gas drilling market with lots and lots of wells in the Barnett shale of north Texas. http://www.energyindustryphotos.com/how_oil_and_gas_wells_are_drille.htm
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In cars and trucks (oil), and in power stations (coal, oil and natural gas) to generate electricity.
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Natural gas is a fossil fuel, formed underground as part of the same processes that created oil and coal. It is mostly methane, and when cleaned of contaminants, it is a valuable energy source because it burns cleanly compared to other fuels. Methane is also produced using animal wastes to create "b…
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Answer Fossil fuels can be moved to just about anyplace to create energy on the spot. This is what allows a car to work while moving.Tidal energy can only be created on a coast with a good tidal differential. Worthless for a landlocked country, has to be converted to something else to be trans…
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Alternatives fuels are fuels that are not made from fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas).
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electricity generation, ammonia production, methanol production, urea production, LNG exportation, Hydrogen production and cooking fuel [ in minimal amounts] It can also be used to prevent cancer from spreading by injecting it into our bodies.
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24 tuns is completely wrong. Depending on the API of the oil (quality, density), it will be around 300 lb for light oil.
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We can't because fossil. Fuels are made from non renewable energy which wil eventually will be finshed
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Answer The true answer to this question is that you cannot truly "produce" electricity. Electricity is simply a form of energy and Einstein proved that energy is never created or destroyed, it simply changes form. Electricity is really just the transfer of electrons from the outer shells of atom…
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Yes, gasoline starts to go bad when it is about 1 month old. After 6 months you should not burn it in an engine unless you have put a fuel stabilizer in it. In that case it will be usable for about 8 months. This is also important with small gasoline engines on lawnmowers for example. Bad or old gas…
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If you have ran out of gas in the middle of the highway, it is best to call AAA. If you do not have an AAA membership, call a family member or friend to help you by picking up some fuel and bringing it to you.
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220 qts1 gallon = 4 quarts1 quart = 0.25 gallon
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Natural gas, methane, the fossil fuel, is NOT a renewable resource. Natural gas, methane, produced from pig manure and rotting vegetation and collected from landfills IS a renewable resource. It cannot be renewed from its original source as fossil fuel. Much of the natural gas we are burning now for…
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Small juice can with pipes on either end in some cases the ends will just be threaded nuts so they don't look like pipes.
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to meet expenses in future generation example-water is useful in various types of works..it is also require in future to possible life on earth..
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According to IATA(Air Transportation Association) there are 42 gallons in a barrel of jet fuel. (based off of $/b prices and cents/gal prices on IATA's website)
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Vegetable oils are made from plant material. It can be eaten. Mineral Oils are found in nature, created by the breakdown of organic material under pressure and time. Eating it can be deadly. The various types of oil are created by the breakdown of crude oil. By 'cracking' the oil and refining it, …
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1 barrel = 42 US gallons = 158.987 litres ~ 159 liters
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Pros- Is readily available today, Combusts easily for the modern engine. It has a very high energy density. That is, compared to other things, it doesn't take much to run your car very far (it would take twice as much ethanol to drive your car the same distance as gasoline). It is easily handled at …
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Contact HYGICARE (google it) for more information on nano technology in fuels. Its worth it if you want to save some money on your fuel!!. Its vrey good for tractors, lorrys or just for your car!!. Save money and call HYGICARE today!!
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The United States.
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