You can squeeze oil out of a stone

 作者:廖坝探     |      日期:2019-03-05 05:08:00
By Jeff Hecht OIL doesn’t come from dead plants and animals, but from plain old rock, a controversial new study claims. The heat and pressure a hundred kilometres underground produces hydrocarbons from inorganic carbon and water, says J. F. Kenney, who runs the Gas Resources Corporation, an oil exploration firm in Houston. He and three Russian colleagues believe all our oil is made this way, and untapped supplies are there for the taking. Petroleum geologists already accept that some oil forms like this. “Nobody ever argued that there are no inorganic sources,