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Facts about oil

Every day 286,2 million gallons of oil get pumped up from the sea in Norway and its enough to fill 1,4 million bathtubs a day completely full.

Fun facts

Every day 286,2 million gallons of oil get pumped up from the sea in Norway and its enough to fill 1,4 million bathtubs a day completely full.

Basic facts that no one likes to read

It´s really small microscopic algae that create oil. These algae hae been covered with a mound of sand and clay. The sand and clay is pressed together as the sea water above the sand and clay, and that creates a lot of pressure. Then the layer of rock starts to cover the algae and the pressure over the algae releases a heat so massive that the algae beginns to "sweat" oil and gas and that is how oil is created.

Facts about injuries

It is pretty expensive to find oil and it can cost up to 500 million kroners for 1 oil well. The US mineral mangement service reported about 69 deaths offshore, 1349 injuries and 858 fires and explosion from the offshore rigs in the Gulf of Mexico from 2001 to 2010.

A little facts about some countries and oil

Norway produces 2,4 million barrels of il each day and has become an important oil and gas supplier to the world. The oil is sadly a non renewable energy source and belongs to fossil fuel with coal and natural gas and oil was formed over 300 million years ago. In USA ocer 19,5 million barresl gets used each day. And oils biggest producer is Saudi Arabia.

Fun facts and some smart facts

Ancien Egypt actually ysed oil for embalming. Oil spilling is often causing major ecological disasters. But oil creates a dangerous gas that is called CO2 and that gas is helping destroying the earth. The oilcrisis in 1937 in Norway lead to a short supply of oil and car gas and to spare car gas it wasn´t allowed to drive car on sundays even the King took the tram to get on his skiitrips. Recently the Norwegian oil minister has made a deal with Putin that Russia can look for oil in Norways area and Norway can look for oil in Russian areas.

Skrevet av Jonas, 10.klasse

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