Essays Tagged: "crude oil"

Wind Power by, Yang

ow conventional energy prices and are gulping down the few remaining years of cheap natural gas and crude oil. As we do this, the inertia of global warming are quickly building.THE HISTORY OF WIND POW ...

(4 pages) 155 1 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

This essay dicusses the cause, effects, and prevention of acid rain.

containing Sulfur. Industrial processes, like the production of iron, steel, utility factories, and crude oil processing produce this gas. In iron and steel production, the smelting of metal sulfate o ...

(6 pages) 222 1 4.2 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This essay is about why gas prices change. It includes background information on petroleum as well as the way the gas economy works.

environment. Layers of mud covered the remains while heat and pressure helped turn the remains into crude oil, or petroleum. The word "petroleum" means "rock oil" or "oil from the earth." The world's ... troleum-producing countries are Saudi Arabia, the United States, Russia, Iran, and China. After the crude oil is removed from the ground, it is sent to be refined into petroleum products. One refined ...

(5 pages) 427 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Petroleum

ons, which is foundnaturally beneath the Earth's surface by drilling wells, and it is usuallycalled crude oil. The color of petroleum can be colorless, which is usuallyfor gasoline, and heavy black wh ... aining is composed chiefly oforganic compounds containing oxygen, nitrogen, or sulfur. Pennsylvania crudeoils contain 97-98% hydrocarbons, but some oil from California contains only 50%of hydrocarbons ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Recent Oil Crisis - Oil is the major source of energy worldwide and it is expected to remain so over the next few decades. As the technology is changing our environment nowadays,

nology is changing our environment nowadays, oil has done it in the 20's and 30's. Ever since, then crude oil has become the main "raw" material in every economy no matter it is a developed one or it ... o matter it is a developed one or it is in the developing process. The changes in the prices of the crude oil are making positive and negative implications on every economy. When these changes of pric ...

(5 pages) 396 1 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Report of the Santa Barbara Oil Spill of 1969.

om the platform. Five long gashes had been cut into the sea floor, allowing over 200,000 gallons of crude oil and natural gas to pollute the waters in the twelve days that it took workers to control t ...

(5 pages) 51 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

How can we decide how to make the best use of our limited oil supplies

How can we decide how to make the best use of our limited oil supplies?Crude oil or "unprocessed oil" is a mixture of mostly hydrocarbons and a small percentage of sulphur ... rading. Over millions of years, the increase of sand and pressure caused the dead animals to become crude oil. Anywhere that crude oil is found was once a sea bed. The oil varies depending from where ... The oil varies depending from where it's found, having different properties of viscosity and colour.Crude oil itself isn't very useful; it first must be separated or refined in a process called fracti ...

(7 pages) 113 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Crude Oil - Research on Products of Crude Oil and Waste Processes

CRUDE OILCrude oil is a flammable liquid found in subterranean deposits and best known for its use a ... ical action, affected the remains of the animals and plants. It turned them into a substance called crude oil.The principal constituents of crude oil are compounds of hydrogen and carbon known chemica ... the chain the higher the boiling point. The variation in the boiling points of the hydrocarbons in crude oils allows them to be separated by fractional distillation. Besides hydrocarbons, crude oil c ...

(9 pages) 107 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Acid rain and it impacts on living things and the enviroment

containing Sulfur. Industrial processes, like the production of iron, steel, utility factories, and crude oil processing produce this gas. In iron and steel production, the smelting of metal sulfate o ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Management Planning and Ethics Paper

ideration legal issues, ethics, and corporate social responsibility when producing and transporting crude oil and natural gas, and marketing and distributing fuels and other energy products. Chevron i ...

(4 pages) 459 0 4.2 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

The effects of Solar Automobiles on the US economy

1995. As a result, the U. S., the world's largest energy consumer, now imports more than 50% of its crude oil and petroleum products" (qtd. Miller). A lot of US revenue is derived from the production ... " 13). The on and off shore wells (approximately 436,000 total), each yielded 11.3 barrelsVinny 4of crude oil per day or 4,926,800 barrels total, which was roughly 25% of the nation's needs (Perkins, ...

(5 pages) 52 0 3.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Oil prices nad where found in Canada

t the end of the Vietnam War the price for oil soared to its highest peak at $60.00 per barrel. Raw crude oil has been about $3.00 per barrel from1950 to 1972. The raw crude oil is now at over $40.00 ...

(1 pages) 585 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

ECO 360/interent article

is the major source of energy worldwide and it is expected to remain so over the next few decades. Crude oil has become the main "raw" material in every economy no matter if it has not developed or i ... matter if it has not developed or it is in the developing process. The changes in the prices of the crude oil are making positive and negative implications on every economy. When these changes of pric ...

(6 pages) 260 0 4.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The world is already begging? What else do you want?...An essay on Oil and the economy.

nology is changing our environment nowadays, oil has done it in the 20's and 30's. Ever since, then crude oil has become the main "raw" material in every economy no matter it is a developed one or it ... o matter it is a developed one or it is in the developing process. The changes in the prices of the crude oil are making positive and negative implications on every economy. When these changes of pric ...

(5 pages) 75 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Essay outlining a case of support for the Three Gorges Dam project in China. Writing uses support and reactions to the PBS documentary on the 3 Gorges Dam.

ate 85 billion kilowatt hours of electricity a year. This can be translated into 25 million tons of crude oil, 15 nuclear power plants, or 50 million tons of coal equivalent," says Chien-Kuo Lo, PhD. ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Impact of increasing crude OIL prices on Indian industries.

Impact of increasing crude OIL prise on Indian industries.India is an energy importing country, primarily of oil and soon ... average oil production level (total liquids) for 2003 was 819,000 bbl/d, of which 660,000 bbl/d was crude oil. India had net oil imports of over 1.4 million bbl/d in 2003. Future oil consumption in In ... ior to this deregulation, the Indian government had tried to offset the effects of price changes in crude oil by maintaining an Oil Pool Account, which was to build financial reserves when crude oil p ...

(6 pages) 60 0 4.2 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Worlds Biggest Legit Cartel: Crude Oil.

Crude oil, a vital world resource, is slowly becoming more affordable. Political turmoil in one of i ... now that bubble has popped, followed by a sharp fall of almost 60 cents a barrel. With the fall of crude came the fall of crude, heating oil and both of their respected future contracts. Prices may b ... ers had a chance to recoup some losses during the short, violate week before after big-time Russian crude producer OAO Gazprom cut back production to the rest of the EU to have enough supply for Russi ...

(3 pages) 73 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Research and Evaluation: Fuel Oil Prices

egions. Making it much easier and less expensive for companies to provide this distilled product of crude oil, rather than build and maintain transmission pipelines for natural gas. Additionally, fuel ... rket commodity, is set by the forces of supply and demand. This is true for fuel oil as well as the crude oil from which it is made. According to the American Petroleum Institute (API 2004), "the cost ...

(3 pages) 119 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

What the Jurrasic park gave us- Fossil Fuels

c deposits of organic materials, formed from decayed plants and animals that have been converted to crude oil, coal, natural gas, or heavy oils by exposure to heat and pressure in the earth's crust ov ...

(1 pages) 417 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Applying International Trade Concepts

7% of the total U.S. imports. In 2002 top imports from Mexico included new and used passenger cars, crude oil and vegetables. Canadian imports were crude oil, natural gas, and meat and bakery products ...

(3 pages) 155 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics