Essays Tagged: "oil companies"

Oil in america

Oil in AmericaAmerica has many problems with it's environment. The facts are clear that most corpora ... s responsible for these problems. They try to protect themselves from the mistakes they made in the oil industry and the country. The facts are clear that there have been disasters in the oil field in ... 'Myths We Wouldn't Miss', by the Mobil Corporation, states that there hasn't been a major off shore oil disaster in past years. That may be true and it tries to get Mobil out of a jam but the underlyi ...

(5 pages) 180 1 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

War, What is it Good For?

idea of going to war, because indirectly he gets more money. From my understanding, Bush owns some oil companies in Texas, so as the gas prices go up he gains money."War is like a delicate flower; th ...

(3 pages) 85 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

How successful was the attempt by OPEC to use oil as a political weapon?

The Organisation of (Arab) Oil Exporting Countries (OPEC)'s move to raise oil prices and to limit output and distribution to th ... ut and distribution to the Western world came at a time when there was a rapid growth of demand for oil in the United States due in part to Nixon's anti-inflation policies, and other factors such as n ... e dependent on the world market, mainly the Middle East, than ever before. In 1973, panic buying of oil was already raising the prices. However, the share of revenues for the oil exporters had been de ...

(9 pages) 209 2 2.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

East Timor Oil Crisis Synopsis

economic trade strength and political advantages for both countries. The Australian government and oil companies knew of the potential oil and gas reserves in the area, this was information which the ... ralia was short lived. Since gaining independence, East Timor has discovered the abundant amount of oil and gas in the Timor Gap. The previous Timor Gap Treaty (1989) could have easily been adjusted t ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Oil and Progress

Outline:1. Introduction2. Oil as catalyst of progress.3. Review of past and present business models.5. Appendix.6. References. ... 1. IntroductionModern life is impossible without three major types of energy sources- coal, gas and oil. The first place in providing energy needs is under the oil (40 per cent of commercial usage of ... , furthermore a huge number of essential chemicals and industrial products can be retrieved from it.Oil industry began from such earliest methods of exploring for hydrocarbons, as looking for oil seep ...

(7 pages) 131 0 4.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Some Key Publics/Stakeholders for BP (British Petroleum)

for accurate information. Environmental and other similar lobbying groups are always a concern for oil companies such as BP. It was in fact a combination of such groups and media coverage that led BP ... h groups and media coverage that led BP to withdraw financial support from Arctic Power: a proposed oil drilling project in Alaska - a region in which oil projects will always be shadowed by the ghost ...

(2 pages) 145 0 2.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


ould America gain by allowing heavy industry into the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? Very little. Oil found in the refuge would not be enough to end America's dependence on foreign oil. The oil comp ... oreign oil. The oil companies will deface and ruin the portions of the refuge they occupy, and more oil will not solve America's energy needs. These are the reasons to opose oil drilling in the Arctic ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Ethics and Social Responsibilities

rofitability resulting from regulations placed on businesses due to ethical concerns. For instance, oil companies are investing large amounts of money to build new tankers that conform to the requirem ... nt. This requirement must be met by 2015 (, 2005). This places a large burden upon the oil companies. Undoubtedly, the companies would not be expending the great amount of capital require ...

(3 pages) 335 0 2.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Oil: The Black Gold

and Rita that damaged many Gulf Refinery stations. However, these natural disasters only affect the oil economy for limited periods of time. The biggest cause for gas price increases in the rise in de ... bile manufactures has helped lead to this increase in gas demand. And since the United States is an oil dependant country that imports oil from other nations, worries of this energy crisis has caused ...

(8 pages) 128 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Game Theory : US Sanctions on Libya

oliferation Treaty (NNPT), the United States rescinded a ban on travel to Libya and authorized U.S. oil companies with pre-sanctions holdings in Libya to negotiate on their return to the country if an ... om the White House Press Secretary stating, "U.S. companies will be able to buy or invest in Libyan oil and products. U.S. commercial banks and other financial service providers will be able to partic ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.9 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Execution of Mother Earth

their money on all the magnetic plates, and have permanently cancelled all their contracts with the oil companies in Afghanistan. Thus plunging the country into total turmoil and poverty.The real prob ... the country into total turmoil and poverty.The real problem was with the family that owned all the oil companies in Afghanistan. Ali Ukhamed's family has been put into catastrophic circumstances; eve ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

An Overview of Middle Eastern Conflict

Western opposition, which is buttressed by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the conflict over Oil. These three conflicts in the Middle East help to form what believe is the central conflict.The ... n the Middle East that I believe buttresses the main conflict (the fight over land) is the issue of Oil. In the early 1900's it was first learned that oil could be used in their naval ships to replace ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Special Interest Groups

, seem to affect the laws and regulations made towards their interest. Whether it's Greenpeace, the oil companies, or the gaming commission in California. The way that Special Interest groups work is ...

(1 pages) 35 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Financial performance of Exxon Mobil Corporation, Royal Dutch /Shell Group and BP Global

d position by evaluating respective profit, loss and consolidation balance sheet of three worldwide oil companies Exxon Mobil Corporation, Royal Dutch /Shell Group and BP Global. The authors use three ... that include ExxonMobil, Exxon, Esso or Mobil. ExxonMobil is the one of world's largest integrated oil company. Exxon Mobil engages in oil and gas exploration, production, supply, transportation, and ...

(24 pages) 236 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Functions of Public Relations: Explain the organizational and societal functions of PR.

Global warming is a growing problem for oil companies. Gasoline is essential to our economy and our way of life, but oil companies are often ... oduct is harmful but doing away with the product would end their business and skyrocketing profits. Oil companies are now advertising the fact that they are researching alternative fuels, and ways of ... ertising the fact that they are researching alternative fuels, and ways of ending our dependence on oil. It seems that if alternative fuels are discovered the oil companies would be required to adapt ...

(3 pages) 690 0 2.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Rising Prices Of Oil

This issues paper is on the rising prices of oil. Whenever the prices of oil products such as gasoline, diesel or heating oil rise, OPEC is usual ... eb site (, it states: "Crude oil prices are at a ten-year high, while the big oil companies have seen their profits increase by t ... s we face in this election is whether we will have a President who's willing to stand up to the big oil interests and fight for our families. That's the kind of President I intend to be." Anot ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

CNG- The Only Alternative

CNG- The Only Alternative Over the past hundred plus years the world has relied on oil as the mainstay fuel for vehicles, and this dependence has backed us into a corner. Many people ... ve been analyzed and scrutinized greatly since their introduction and many have great benefits over oil but none have been put into use on a large scale. This is the result mainly of large oil compani ... lacent to make a large switch. This complacency has caused the world to continually use and process oil nonstop depleting nearly all reserves worldwide. Now the projected life span of oil has been cha ...

(8 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Oil InAlaska

entities that are ready to destroy them. Our newly elected President George Bush supports drilling oil in places like Alaska. Alaska is one of the most important areas left today that should not be r ... left today that should not be raped and pillaged of its natural resources. The potential for oil companies to spoil the pristine wilderness of the Alaskan tundra is too great of a risk to allow ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Opening ANWR

iple benefits to drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. By choosing to open the refuge to oil drilling, we would be doing our nation a huge favor. If we opt to begin drilling in the minute p ... e favor. If we opt to begin drilling in the minute portion of ANWR, we would drop our dependency on oil from foreign countries, create thousands of jobs, bring in billions of dollars worth of revenue ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

History Of Tycoons

ial aspects. John D. Rockefeller was a successful captain of industry. He owned the Standard Oil Company. The Standard Oil Company was a successful company. He owned the drilling where the oil ... company. He owned the drilling where the oil came from, the transportation to the factory where the oil was processed, the factory and the transportation to the gas stations. He was so rich that he lo ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers