Fossil fuels, also known as mineral fuels, are hydrocarbon-containing natural resources such as coal, oil and natural gas. The utilization of fossil fuels has enabled large-scale industrial development and largely supplanted water driven mills, as well as the combustion of wood or peat for heat.

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DOE: Fossil Energy
Gateway of the U.S. Department Of Energy (DOE) about the coal, oil and natural gas programs. Includes data, news and research projects.
DOE: National Energy Technology Laboratory
Resource from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on natural gas, coal, turbine systems, fluidized bed combustion and fuel cells.
GHGenius
Model for lifecycle assessment of transportation fuels, with emphasis on Canada.
HCE Company
Technology startup company aiming to introduce green solutions for fossil fuel processing, including plasma fuel cells, hydrogen storage, and tar sands oil extraction.
Petrochemistry Europe
Educational site with tutorials explaining petrochemistry and steps taken to produce petrochemicals. Also includes industry statistics and product applications.
Turbine: Clean Energy Systems, Inc.
Power plant turbine system optimized to reduce and control pollution from many carbon-based fuels.

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