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SEED FACT #27

Oil and salt are more than just ingredients in your kitchen.

 

Deep underground, salt layers can trap oil. Under pressure the salt flows up into a dome, trapping oil on either side, and sometimes at the top. SEED's Earth Science section, "The Making of Oil: Birth of a Reservoir," explains the process.

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