February 17, 2017
IS-79 Colorado Mineral and Energy Industry Activities 2015-16
The current annual Colorado Mineral and Energy Industry Activities report 2015-16 is now available. Following up on the…
A fossil fuel is a fuel formed by natural processes, such as anaerobic decomposition of buried dead organisms, containing energy originating in ancient photosynthesis. The age of the organisms and their resulting fossil fuels is typically millions of years, and sometimes exceeds 650 million years. Fossil fuels contain high percentages of carbon and include petroleum, coal, and natural gas.