Which rocks are porous and could make good reservoir rock?
Plan an investigation to find out which rocks are most porous.
Can you find out how the people who search for oil discover oil traps deep beneath the land and sea bed?
Oil and gas are often found far away or under the sea.
They have to be transported to an oil refinery.
This is often through a pipeline or in a tanker.
The crude oil is often found in remote places such as deserts, jungle or the Arctic. Transport of the crude oil to the refinery is sometimes very complicated. The oil refinery turns crude oil into useful products and materials. These are transported all over Britain or abroad. The products can travel through pipelines, by road, rail or by boats around the coast or along rivers and canals.
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