Subsurface Petroleum

Oil in the subsurface, before it has been extracted

ACCUMULATION

Name Energy (J) Exergy (J) Carbon (g) Year Active
Petroleum Resources 1.048e+23 1.100e+23 2.250e+18 1998 true

SOURCES

Transformation Exergy Flux (J/s) Carbon Flux (g/s) Citations
Hydrocarbon Formation 3.433e+09 7.020e+04 The long-term carbon cycle, fossil fuels and atmospheric composition
TOTAL 3.433e+09 7.020e+04

SINKS

Transformation Exergy Flux (J/s) Carbon Flux (g/s)
Hydrocarbon Oxidation 3.433e+09 7.020e+04
Oil and Gas Extraction 5.387e+12 1.013e+08
TOTAL 5.390e+12 1.013e+08