How does petroleum provide power to communities?
Petroleum is burned to boil water into steam. That steam rises and turns the electrical generator.
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The communities of the Arabian Peninsula prospered due primarily to trade between the cities in the Fertile Crescent, Ethiopia, and along the Arabian coast. There were also farming and shepherding communities that form along the oases. In the 20th century, the discovery of petroleum in Arabia has allowed for the financing of desalination, leading to much larger cities.