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Is crude oil renewable?
No. People are beginning to think of alternatives already
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What political problems can crude oil cause?
If price rises, countries with big stocks may hoard it. Countries with it will have power over others - political conflict or war. Harder for countries to access - may depend on politcaly unstable countries and cut off at any time
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What environmental problems can crude oil cause?
Oil tanker crashes/oil rig problems = oil slicks. Oil covers sea birds feathers - not waterproof and can't fly. Detergents that clean oil slicks can harm wildlife.
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What do you consider when choosing the right fuel?
Energy value, Availability, Storage (safety wise), Cost, Toxicity, Ease of use, Pollution
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When does complete combustion happen?
When theres plenty of oxygen. It is good for use with hydrocarbons as it releases lots of energy and has two harmless waste products.
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Whats wrong with incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons?
It's dangerous. Produces carbon monoxide.
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If price rises, countries with big stocks may hoard it. Countries with it will have power over others - political conflict or war. Harder for countries to access - may depend on politcaly unstable countries and cut off at any time

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