How is oil really formed? (Hint: probably not from dinosaurs) Posted by: CDN Editorial Staff in US News September 24, 2016 Comments Off on How is oil really formed? (Hint: probably not from dinosaurs) Oil that is being discovered and refined today originated about 150 million years ago, but it probably didn’t come from dinosaurs. Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist 2016-09-24 CDN Editorial Staff tweet Looking for more great news and commentary from a conservative perpective? Visit our homepage!