Coal, Oil and Natural Gas

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Table

Coal, Oil and Natural Gas

Energy Quiz


BP SPILL


BP Spill


BP Commentary


http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/
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Abundance


Coal
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Most Abundant Fossil
Fuel (should last for 250
years)


Natural Gas


Least fuel
(should last
60
-
100
years)


Oil
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2nd abundant fuel (40
-
60 years)


Potential Energy


Coal
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Has the least amount of potential energy


Oil
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Holds more potential energy than Coal


Natural Gas
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Holds the most potential energy, produces the
most heat

Pollution


Coal
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Causes the most air
pollution


Oil
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Less pollution than
Coal


Natural Gas
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Burns cleaner
than coal and gas

Cash Rules Everything Around Me


Coal
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Least expensive


Oil
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More expensive than
Coal


Natural Gas
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The most
expensive fossil fuel

Mode of Transportation


Coal
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Train or Barge


Oil
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Pipelines or Barge


Natural Gas
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Pipelines or
condensed for ships and
trucks

Primary Uses


Coal
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mainly for the generation of electricity


Oil
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Mainly used for transportation (also used in many other
products)


Natural Gas
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Mainly as an energy source

Where are these FFs from?


Coal
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China is the major producer and USA is the second.


Oil
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2/3 found in the Persian Gulf, other countries (we
import 60% of domestic oil)


Natural Gas
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Soviet Union 59%, Iran 20%, 6% USA





Peak Oil????


Natural Gas Pipeline


Subsidence


Offshore Drilling


Exxon Valdez





ANWR




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pCvdOg0Cec&featur
e=fvst