Not many people stop and think about how the fuel we are putting into our cars got to the gas station in the first place. The bad news for us is that oil, along with a few other resources, are fossil fuels. Almost everyone’s daily life uses fossil fuels in one way or another. The big question that not many people ask or know the answer to is; what are fossil fuels? To find out what fossil fuels are, we must first know how they were formed.