Essays Tagged: "oil industry"

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

This Essay is on the Exxon Valdez Incident

IncidentOn March 19, 1989, the Exxon Valdez crashed in the Bligh Reef in Alaska. It was the biggest oil spill incident to have ever happened. The amount of oil spilled into the sea was an incredible a ... appened. The amount of oil spilled into the sea was an incredible amount. Over a million gallons of oil had spilled out into the sea. The impact it had on the oil industry was tremendous and is still ...

(5 pages) 231 0 3.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Arctic National Wildlife Reserve

It seems completely insane for the United States to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge would be a c ... e timing of this plan. Data compiled by the Center for Responsible Politics shows that gasoline and oil firms donated $1,889,206 to Bush's presidential campaign, placing the industry among the top ten ... the top ten special interest contributors to Bush in Election 2000. Individuals connected with the oil industry contributed an additional $85,500, while the Bush Presidential Inaugural Committee rece ...

(2 pages) 54 1 4.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Why do you go on the streets against war?

se direction. It must not be that the worlds stability gets out of equilibrate as it is planed. The oil industry has great influence on the current government and it?s obvious, that they take advantag ... resources. Of course this seems not true because there have to be giant investments but the maximum oil production rate soon will be reached and after this the oil gets more and more expensive. This c ...

(1 pages) 25 1 4.0 Apr/2003

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

Robber Baron Vs. Captain of Industry.

s.Captain of Industry?John D. Rockefeller was the guiding force behind the creation of the Standard Oil Company, which grew to dominate the oil industry. This company was one of the first big trusts i ... Rockefeller remained faithful to the values of religion, hard work and family.In 1970, The Standard Oil Company was founded by John D. Rockefeller, along with his brother William, Andrews, Henry Flagl ...

(6 pages) 13264 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Problem of Classicism in Capitalistic Societies.

omotive fuel are seen as threats to long established and highly profitable corporations such as the oil industry, for example. These corporations donate large amounts of money to political campaigns a ...

(12 pages) 121 1 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

U.S. Still Needs the President's Energy Plan .

getting this plan enacted increases daily.We are all familiar with the OPEC cartel, which controls oil production in the Middle East, Venezuela, Indonesia and some African countries. In the past OPEC ... onesia and some African countries. In the past OPEC was able to manipulate and, for a time, control oil prices worldwide. Saudi Arabia, of course, remains the world's largest oil exporter and has 25% ...

(3 pages) 179 7 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Alternative fuels, fuel cells.

For the last hundred years, gasoline powered vehicles have ruled the streets. The oil industry is a major player in the world marketplace and the health of the environment as a resul ... health of the environment as a result of car pollution and the United States' dependence on foreign oil remain hot political issues. As of yet no viable alternative has entered the marketplace to atte ... political issues. As of yet no viable alternative has entered the marketplace to attempt and unseat oil's hundred-year monopoly. Fuel cells promise to be the next generation in fuel technology, offeri ...

(6 pages) 145 1 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Life of John D. Rockefeller, SR. Copyright "¶ 1998 by Ron Chernow Random House, Inc. New York, NY A Book Report

nd few photos. In this book, he gives excellent details on how Rockefeller became interested in the oil industry. Also, I think this book does a pretty good job of giving a deliberate insight into Roc ... n D. Rockefeller, 1839-1937. He was one of the richest Americans in history, and the founder of the Oil Company. Rockefeller had problems with finding a job when he was 16 years old and returned to ma ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What is the structure of the world oil market?

The oil industry is a large and fast depleting industry. The main market oil producing countries and org ... on rates (reserves) are slowly being eaten up. This is shown by (graph 1)The structure of the world oil market is set to be oligopolistic as the oil market is dominated buy few suppliers, such as Opec ... erdependent, in addition the barriers to entry are very high, because not every country can produce oil, and therefore can not enter the oil market, and take advantage of the abnormal profit.Before 19 ...

(8 pages) 330 2 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


PolicyCanada is an energy surplus county which is aligned with OPEC countries for its Crude oil export. Canada has good quantity of gas and petroleum reserve in western Canada. Alberta alone p ... of gas and petroleum reserve in western Canada. Alberta alone produces about 80% of the total crude oil production (International energy agency). Although Alberta's oil and gas don't have any signific ...

(3 pages) 52 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


of Mosaddegh's life 2Mosaddegh and Reza Khan 3Mohammad Reza Shah's rule and the nationalization of oil 4The first period of Mosaddegh's power 522nd of July (30th of Tir) and the second period of Mosa ... n of the Iranian political history. Heis mostly known for his challenges to nationalize the Iranian oil industry which wascontrolled by the British till that time. He served his country in different w ...

(15 pages) 60 0 3.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Oil Drilling in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge

most pristine environmental areas in our country, but it also is an area that contains the largest oil reserve in the entire US. This has led to a very intense and complicated debate as to whether we ... as led to a very intense and complicated debate as to whether we should preserve this area or allow oil extraction. Environmentalists, conservationists, preservationists, as well as many others who ca ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

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

George W. Bush

usiness School, he returned to Midland in 1975, hoping, like his father, to make his fortune in the oil industry. In 1977 he married a schoolteacher and librarian, Laura Welch (1946- ). He lost a bid ... when he turned 40, swore off alcohol, and renewed his Christian faith. A business deal with Harken Oil and Gas, a Dallas-based firm, offered him the financial stake he needed, and after assisting in ...

(7 pages) 115 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Berger Report;referenced: Thomas Berger, the inquiry, 1970's vs.present

THE BERGER REPORT Before the Berger InquiryOil and gas has been part of the economy and Canadian arctic for a long time. Aboriginals long used ... l for things such as land construction and especially in their productions of the canoe. For trade, oil was used amongst themselves. From this, early Western explorers saw oil potentially available. T ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

In the late nineteenth century, a select few Americans separated themselves from the rest by fulfilling the American Dream.

rough his domination of the steel industry. John D. Rockefeller intuitive business practices in the oil industry resulted in his addition to the history books as one of the wealthiest tycoons ever. To ...

(3 pages) 61 1 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Conflict in Iraq.

some people don't. Really the only reason they weren't was because they had industry. They had the oil industry that kept their country going. But it was not equally shared between the people because ... ich is not a good thing. The dictator Saddam Hussein made the decisions what they would do with the oil not the people. Now that Saddam is out of power someone needs to be in that country to guide the ...

(2 pages) 24 0 1.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

20th Century of Nigeria.

ns earn their living by farming, fishing, or herding. Since the late 1960's, profits from Nigeria's oil industry have brought new wealth to the nation. Nigeria has used this wealth to develop new indu ... an, the highest point is at 2,214m in the mountains (Westport, 2003). Environmental issues such as soil degrading, rapid deforestation, and desertification have caused less land to be used. The period ...

(5 pages) 54 0 3.4 Jan/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Early American Entrepeneurs.

D. Rockefeller was one of the most famous business leaders of his time. Rockefeller had been in the oil business since the mid 1860's. He owned the Standard Oil Company which became a monopoly that wa ... Oil Company which became a monopoly that was run by a trust and came to control every aspect of the oil industry. The creation of this massive company was Rockefeller's effort to impose control on a h ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History