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How can oil and natural gas be extracted from the earth? A. by digging in areas of volcanoes B. by drilling deep beneath the groundC. by strip-mining in mountainous areas D. by removing limestone deposits from the ground


Natural gas and oil reserves may be contained within impermeable rock formations, but they can be accessed by drilling through these rocks and into those that are permeable. Accordingly, option B - drilling deep into the ground - is deemed to be the appropriate response.