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Looking Down an Oil Well

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“Ever wonder what oil looks like underground, down deep, hundreds or thousands of feet below the surface, buried under millions of tons of rock and dirt?  If you could look down an oil well and see oil where Nature created it, you might be surprised. . .”

Explore information from US Dept. of Energy’s “Looking Down an Oil Well” Website to continue reading (pdf)includes: Squeezing Oil out of Rocks; Washing More Oil from Rocks; and Soap, Bugs and Other Ways to Produce Oil 

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