A non-renewable resource that we burn to conduct electricity.
Early Mesopotamians begin using oil for cooking.
Chinese used oil for heating and lighting for themselves.
Endwum Drake sunk the first oil well. (Fail!)
A homemade oil rig drilled for oil and came back up soaked in oil.
Gas stations began opening everywhere because of the ten million cars.
Oil becomes our main energy source.
Gas prices go over three dollars for the first time due to the poor economy
Hundred dollar oil barrels and gas prices first go over four dollars.
One-third of US crude oil were produced at wells at the Gulf of Mexico.
In 2010, British Petroleum (BP) caused one of the largest oil spills in US history. This occured in the Gulf of Mexico which is still being cleaned up today
95% of of oil used were imports from other countries.
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We will run out of petroleum in 2050 based on current consumption.