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originally posted by: PersonneX
a reply to: AshOnMyTomatoes
I think two definition of petroleum exist. One broadly used, talking about a mix, and a more precise one. I think this is another cause of the argument we got right now. I thinks this is why they use crude oil as the term for the liquid part in stock market.
originally posted by: proob4
I remember hearing oil comes from silicon based enzymes deep in the earth, basically they poop our oil and it is endless.
Also the earth needs these oils to keep friction at bay so it does not heat up or cool down too drastically.
I always had a problem with the term "fossilized fuels". Seriously when the gulf disaster happened we are to believe that at those depths life once existed? Dinosaurs and vegetation? Really?
And was that ever fully capped from leaking crude? Or was fukishima just another excuse when TSHF and things go bad and people want answers?
You people keep living the lie, keep on keeping on and believe all this crap and until the day it's known you are sheep with wool pulled over your eye's, or you got your head in the sand.
originally posted by: jinni73
No I'm not an expert but I do have common sense,
We are told Oil is from compacted organic matter yet this story proves that it is not and its not hard to read others (as in experts) work why are they saying its from fossils when it is all throughout our universe meaning it can be from a mineral source unless there is life on all the other planets?
originally posted by: charlyv
Petroleum is only crude oil
Four different types of hydrocarbon molecules appear in crude oil.
Aromatics (Methane is in here)
Crude oil also contains nitrogen, oxygen, sulfur, iron, nickel, copper and vanadium
You can have methane without petroleum, but not the other way around.
Feldspars can also contain nitrogen, typically as ammonium, with the mineral buddingtonite as the endmember ammonia
originally posted by: Semicollegiate
Abiogenesis is not proven rather than disproven.
Petroleum is simple straight chains of carbons, typically 4 carbon chains like butanol. Theoretically, any straight carbon chain that formed naturally from random collisions would remove itself from the methane by the action of gravity and flow down to a lowest place. Liquid carbon chains have less kinetic velocity than light gaseous Methane and would randomly react at a much slower than Methane, but carbon chain linking involves a water reaction. Water is the universal solvent and reacts with everything on some level.
Heat and pressure cause more and harder collisions, increasing the probability of low probability reactions. Kind of like a raindrop splashing a sliver of wood up the side of a tree.
Some chemicals do and some chemicals don't behave like that.