Explain the process of formation of petroleum.



Petroleum was formed from plants and animals living in sea. When they died, their bodies settled at bottom of ocean. These get covered with sand and clay. Due to high temperature, high pressure and absence of air… in millions of years, these dead organisms get converted into petroleum


  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 5 Class 8 - Coal And Petroleum

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