The World Needs Energy On Fossil Fuels

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In 2015, the world will face a vast amount of dilemmas; these dilemmas range from how someone is going to get their food to how they are going to cook. But the biggest dilemma of them all, is how they are going to continue to get energy to do everyday tasks. The most efficient resources are those of the nonrenewable variety. These nonrenewable resources include fossil fuels, such as coal, natural gas, and petroleum. Someday these resources will run out and will not be replenished for thousands of years. As of now, an overwhelming majority of the energy used in the world today is non-renewable. We, as civilized people, are so dependent on fossil fuels that we go through extraneous efforts to retrieve these properties. The world needs energy…show more content…
The first phase of the system is called the Keystone Pipeline. The Keystone Pipeline runs from Hardisty, Alberta to the junction at Steele City, Nebraska. It would then go the Wood River Refinery in Roxana, Illinois and the Patoka Oil Terminal Hub. The second phase of the pipeline system is the Keystone-Cushing Extension. The extension would originate at the Steele City conjunction to storage and distribution facilities in Cushing, Oklahoma. The third phase of the system is the Gulf Coast Extension. This extension extends the pipeline to the coast from the storage facilities in Cushing, Oklahoma to refineries at Port Arthur, Texas. From Port Arthur there is an extension of the extension to connect the pipeline with more refineries in Houston, Texas. The contested fourth and final phase of the Keystone Pipeline is known as the Keystone XL Pipeline. This Keystone XL Pipeline duplicates phase 1, the Keystone Pipeline. However, phase four is proposed to have a much shorter route along with using a larger diameter pipe. Along the route of the Keystone XL Pipeline is the Baker, Montana where American produced light crude oil would be added into the pipe at storage facilities (About the project). Opponents of the pipeline contest that the environment is in danger with the creation of the pipeline, but with critical analysis of all point of views, it is without a doubt that the United States should cease their delay on a decision and approve the building of the
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