9. Management of Natural Resources
Coal and Petroleum
Coal : Coal is a blackish solid fossil fuel that occurs in seams inside earth.
Uses :Fuel for domestic and commercial establishments.
Production of electricity in thermal plants.
Manufacture of coke.
Gasification and liquefaction yields fuel gas and synthetic petrol.
A number of organic compounds can be obtained from coal-benzene, toluene, phenol, anilines, naphthalene.