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Factoid: Heavy oil pollution risks
A spill of heavy oil could be catastrophic.

Factoid: Heavy oil pollution risks By GIUSEPPE MARCONI for OIL-PRICE.NET, 2007/12/13

The extraction of heavy oil presents certain environmental problems. It contains more contaminants, such as sulfur, vanadium, and nickel, and releases more carbon dioxide per amount of usable energy when burned.

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