fossil fuels


The types of fuels which contain high doses of carbon and include gas, coal, and petroleum, and the processes by which they are formed, such as the anaerobic decomposition of organisms, as well as the ways in which they are used to generate energy.

Alternative label

  • natural gas

  • fossil fuel

  • fossil-based fuels

  • fossil-based fuel

  • coal

  • carbon fuels

  • petroleum

  • hydrocarbon fuel

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • cross-sector skills and competences

Essential skill/competence of

Optional skill/competence of



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