Fossil Fuels. Ben Barendrecht, Patrick kap, Joris Voogt. What are fossil fuels ?. Oil Gas Coal Energy rich carbohydraat molecules. How are they formed ?. Plants and animals die. Their remains stay behind Over time they get covered with large amount of stone and sand
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Ben Barendrecht, Patrick kap, Joris Voogt
87.67 % of the total energy consumption in 2012 is being produced by fossil fuels
2006 - Fossil fuel consumption of total energy consumption per country
Germany 81.6 %
Switzerland 53.9%FOSSIL FUEL USAGE
Proved reserves 2005 – 2007 produced by fossil fuels
Coal: 905 billion metric tonnes left.
Oil: 1119 billion barrels to 1317 billion barrels left.
Gas: 175 – 181 trillion cubic metres left.
Daily production 2006
Coal: 16,761,260 metric tonnes.
Oil: 84,000,000 barrels.
Gas: 2960 billion cubic metres.Forecast(depletion)
Coal: 148 years
Oil: 43 years
Natural gas: 61 years
Coal: 417 years
Oil: 43 years
Natural gas: 167 years
Use more renewable energy produced by fossil fuels
Save energy yourself!How do we get the most out of the remainingquantities?
Very large amounts of electricity can be generated in one place using coal, fairly cheaply.
You can build fossil-fuelled power stations almost anywhere, as long as you can transport the fuel to the power station.
The transportation of gas and oil to power stations is easy.PRO’S OF FOSSIL FUELS
Pollution place using coal, fairly cheaply. (carbon dioxide and acid rain)
Notrenewable on short terms
Large area’s of landscape are ruinedbecause of miningand landscape is neededto store coalnear the power stationsCON’S OF FOSSIL FUELS
Right now, we can’t live without fossil fuels place using coal, fairly cheaply.
Preserve fossil fuels
We need to change our energy productionConclusion