Actual scientific facts show that the natural oil and gas deposits on Earth are not in any way fossil fuels, and in fact self regenerating with a seemingly endless supply. Studies have been conducted and information has been released in large part to the work of Col. and soviet union scientists.
Oil became a fuel at roughly the same time the automotive industry took form in the 1890s with what was known as horseless carriages. 1892 geneva a convention defined petroluem as what is commonly known as a fossil fuel. Still to this date No living matter has ever been found below 16,000 feet.