Using Crude Oil as a Fuel

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Why does crude oil make good fuels?
Because they burn clearly
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Parts of crude oil are burned in c...... h....... s...... in homes and in p..... s....... to g...... e.........
Parts of crude oil are burned in central heating systems in homes and in power stations to generate electricity
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What else is crude oil ideal for?
It provides raw materials for making various chemicals, including plastics
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Why is crude oil more reliable?
Solar and wind power won't work without the right weather conditions
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Nuclear energy is reliable but what is wrong with it?
There are lots of concerns with its safety and the storage of radioactive waste
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Is crude oil renewable or non-renewable?
non-renewable
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What are examples of renewable fuels?
wind power, solar power, tidal power
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How can oil spills happen?
As oil is being transported by tanker
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How do you release energy from oil?
Burn the oil
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What is a major cause of global warming, gobal dimming and acid rain?
Crude oil
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