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Oil Exploration


Oil is a broad term for organic liquids that are not miscible with water. When we speak of oil, it is frequently refer to petroleum or crude oil. The appearance of oil is a thick, dark brown to greenish
flammable liquid which exists in the upper strata of some areas of the Earth's crust, hence it has a nickname, the "black gold". Oil consists of complex mixture of various hydrocarbons, largely of the alkane series, but may vary in appearance, composition, and purity.

The first oil exploration was in China in the 4th century or even earlier. It wasn't until 1853 our modern history records showed that oil exploration began in Poland where the first rock oil mine was created. In 1859,
Edwin Drake found and form America's first oil mine, near Titusville, Pennsylvania.

Oil exploration has been and will continue to be important as it is one of our primary energy sources. It is estimated that about 90% of vehicular fuel needs are met by oil. Petroleum
also makes up 40% of total energy consumption in the United States. About 80% of the world's readily accessible reserves are located in the Middle East, while USA territory has less than 3%.

 

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