articles tagged: petroleum
rethinking petroleum a little too hard, redux
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rethinking petroleum a little too hard, redux

No, the new study about abiogenic hydrocarbons doesn't prove that oil comes from the mantle instead of organic matter decomposing for millions of years at high pressures.

rethinking petroleum a little too hard…
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rethinking petroleum a little too hard…

Climate change deniers seem to hold on to a long discredited Russian hypothesis that oil comes from the mantle, not from dead living things decomposing under immense pressure.