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Oil and Natural Gas

California Energy Commission, Energy Quest. An excellent site, designed for K–12 students. This site is subdivided into the Energy Story, Saving Energy, Fossil Fuels, Nuclear Energy, Energy Almanac, Alternative Fuels, Energy Scientists, Art Contests, Resource Links, and much more. Provides a section called Percy's Puzzles that contains energy puzzles, crosswords, matching, and other games suitable for elementary grades energy education. Also contains instructions for grades 4–12 science projects on electricity and renewable energy resources (hydologic, solar, and wind).

Education, Citgo Corp. This site is designed to help students understand the process of refining oil into gasoline, and the importance of petroleum-based products in our daily lives. The site contains 2 lessons, 6 games, and 2 experiments; one on the effects of oil spills, and the other on rock porosity.

Energy Kid's Page. U.S. Energy Information Administration. Excellent site that provides facts, games, classroom activities (arranged by grade), links, and a glossary about energy, including oil and gas.

Oil and gas in Kentucky. Kentucky Geological Survey. Provides information on current and historical oil and gas well production in the State, including the first well, deepest well, production statistics, regional analyses, photographs, and maps.

Petroleum. U.S. Energy Information Administration. Provides a wealth of information (general to technical) concerning petroleum (oil) in the United States and the World. Numerous data tables are provided for various aspects of petroleum (drilling, production, costs, etc.) by geography, product (fuel type), sector, process, prices, environment, forecasts, and analyses. 

Natural Gas. U.S. Energy Information Administration. Provides a wealth of information (general to technical) concerning natural gas in the United States and the World. Numerous data tables are provided for various aspects of natural gas (drilling, production, costs, etc.) by geography, product (fuel type), sector, process, prices, environment, forecasts, and analyses.

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