June 29, 2020
All that is required is heat, water, and select Iron/Magnesium minerals (mafic & ultramafic) plus carbonate minerals like limestone (calcium carbonate) or soda ash (sodium carbonate). Viola ! Methane and oil.
How much is coming from within the planet ? Immeasurable.
"Peak Oil" ? Pffftt.
Posted by: Dana Mathewson at June 29, 2020 03:36 PM (XKwvR)
Posted by: Timothy Birdnow at June 30, 2020 07:28 AM (vgG6O)
It used to be believed that petroleum would never be found in conjunction with igneous rock, but that has proven to be false. And igneous rock is formed by heat.
Posted by: Dana Mathewson at July 01, 2020 02:17 PM (Syz8b)
Posted by: Timothy Birdnow at July 02, 2020 05:08 AM (fZ2yU)
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