fossil oil

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a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

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This is what we call a realistic economic opportunity in the oil exploration business," Fossil Oil Company's President, Dennis Kittler, asked.
In addition, fossil oil extracted from land is available in large quantities in the Middle East and Russia, and is considered a global competitor in terms of production and transportation costs compared to shale oil.
However, it is capable to supply the above rate of water for about 150 years by which time a new source of energy is hoped to be developed to meet the requirements of human civilization before fossil oil runs out.
Fossil oil is still considered a primarily source of fuel; however, the market share for bioethanol is gaining in terms of blended fuel.
HOUSTON, June 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fossil Oil Company, LLC announced their first offshore drilling project set to commence drilling operations in August 2015, offshore Galveston Bay, Chambers County, Texas.
Objective: Heightened concerns over global warming and the supply, security and price of fossil oil, has led to a resurgence of interest in biological routes to the production of biofuels and chemicals.
It is the only state in the entire northeast region, using CNG as an alternative to fossil oil.
In light of this objective, along with diversifying fuel supply sources and developing long-term replacements for fossil oil, the European Commission proposed targets for biofuels in transport fuel by 2020 among the member states.
Fossil Oil anticipates the write-off for the 2014 Fiscal Year to be between 65% and 75%.
This bio oil can be used to replace fossil oil in the production of district heating or industrial heat and steam.
As a result of current high oil prices, depleting fossil oil reserves and growing concerns about increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, algae have emerged as one of the most promising sources for biofuel production.
8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fossil Oil Company announced that they have successfully drilled to a total depth of 10,700' and tested the T.
7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fossil Oil Company, LLC finalized negotiations with Ranken Energy Corporation of Edmond, Oklahoma, the Operator, for the right to participate in any and all oil & natural gas drilling prospects generated from this exciting brand new state-of-the-art 3D seismic data in McClain County, Oklahoma.
Because it is by far the most attractive investment opportunity for its partners, Fossil Oil Co.
With the capacity to produce oil naturally and needing little more than sunlight and carbon dioxide to flourish, algae may well be the antidote to depleting fossil oil reserves and growing concerns about increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide," states Mr.