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Answered 2008-11-19 17:13:12

Occasionally underground oil seeps to the surface. Then it is easy to find. However, most oil is buried underground.We have to drill through the rock to get it. Early rigs could only work on land. However, we can now use oil platforms to get oil out from under the sea bed.These geologists are looking for oil. They use charts of rock layers called seismic surveys.When they find places that might hold oil, they send out a drilling team to test the site.

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