Essays Tagged: "Oil tanker"

The Exxon Valdez.

It was early morning March 24, 1989, an oil tanker the Exxon Valdez was en route from the Valdez oil terminal through Prince William Sound. ... hull of the ship cracked and within a two-day period, approximately eleven million gallons of crude oil were spilled into the Alaskan waters. Much of this oil eventually accumulated on the shoreline, ... owever they did get many people out attempting to clean up they used booms. They took amount of the oil in fire resistant booms and lit it up, once they were far enough away to not ignite the whole th ...

(4 pages) 132 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Exxon Vadez Incident-Brief Overview

z IncidentOn March 24, 1989 the Exxon Valdez ran aground on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound. The oil tanker had encountered icebergs and steered out of the shipping lanes to avoid them. Captain Haz ... vices.Regardless how it occurred the Exxon Valdez accident was the most publicized and investigated oil spill in history (Oil Spill Facts).Eight of the tankers eleven cargo tanks were ruptured spillin ...

(3 pages) 79 0 1.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

b of accurately portraying the sequence of tragic events which occurred on March 24, 1989. When the oil tanker hit the Bligh Reef in the Prince William Sound, 11 million gallons of crude oil turned th ... n coast of Alaska was home to one of the countries richest concentrations of wildlife, and when the oil was spilled thousands of birds and sea life were killed, not to mention one third of the otter p ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lighthouse Story

hy I was built here, to prevent ships from crashing into rocks or running aground, especially those oil tankers, they leave a mass that can scar this place for life. Hi! My name is Joseph Hahn; I am t ... bay. I have been here standing for 2 years now. The government established me here after the great oil tanker Shinoda ran around 3 years ago, it caused gigantic oil spill that almost covered half of ...

(2 pages) 708 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Imperialism Today Seminar- Fact Sheet

denceCommentaryCondoleezza Rice, National Security Adviser, served as a Chevron Director and had an oil tanker named after her.This questions the reasons for fighting in the middle east. Why are we re ... east. Why are we really there? Whose interest is it for this war? If she were not involved with the oil companies would she be as interested in the middle east? Are our leaders always looking in our b ...

(5 pages) 795 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

Environmental Sciences and Ethics Paper-Exxon Valdez

One drunken Captain Joseph J. Hazelwood creates the world’s worst oil spill with the help from Exxon USA. Exxon enabled Captain Hazelwood, a drunk, to have control of ... the help from Exxon USA. Exxon enabled Captain Hazelwood, a drunk, to have control of one of their oil tankers. Since Exxon knew of Hazelwood’s alcohol problem, they bare a large part of the bla ... art of the blame that causes this environmental disaster.The harbor pilot gives back control of the oil tanker Exxon Valdez, to Hazelwood. The captain started giving a series of unusual orders such as ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Oil Spills

Oil SpillsAndrew HoerrProfessor Theodore ChamberlainOceanography NRCC 15011-20-08There are many thin ... ld's oceans; too much fishing, global warming, but perhaps the most severe and publicized threat is oil spills. Oil spills happen all over the world from a number of sources. Used motor oil, land drai ... . Used motor oil, land drainage, and regular maintenance of ships produce more waste than the major oil spills we often hear of. Before 1967, the world didn't pay much attention to oil waste until the ...

(3 pages) 64 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Negotiation Strategy

its negotiations with the United States government to receive a bailout. The second article, "Saudi Oil Tanker Owners in Negotiations with Pirates (Update1)"  (Bloomberg, LLP, 2010), shows the negot ... Negotiations with Pirates (Update1)"  (Bloomberg, LLP, 2010), shows the negotiations between the oil tanker owners and the pirates that have taken over the oil tanker. Only one of the diverse negot ...

(4 pages) 95 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers