Essays Tagged: "Exxon Valdez"

Oil in america

ier but the truth here is that there are too many disasters.There was an Alaskan disaster which the Exxon company chooses now to forget. On a morning in May,1989 the ship The Exxon Valdez was in Princ ...

(5 pages) 180 1 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

This Essay is on the Exxon Valdez Incident

The Exxon Valdez IncidentOn March 19, 1989, the Exxon Valdez crashed in the Bligh Reef in Alaska. It was ... a third was what kind of impact it would do to the future of the oil industry and after effects.The Exxon Valdez grounded in Prince William Sound, Alaska. The captain of the Exxon Valdez had had a his ... rrels worth spilled within a span of 2 days. The cleanup was very slow because the two companies of Exxon and the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company were not prepared for such a disaster to happen. ("Ex ...

(5 pages) 231 0 3.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Privately Owned Gasoline Powered Vehicles Should be Limited

gerous, such as the truck, train, tanker, or boat. A clear example of this danger occurred when the Exxon Valdez tanker ran aground in March of 1989(Nadis 16). The Valdez was carrying 11 million gallo ...

(7 pages) 60 0 4.6 Feb/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Oil Crisis and Alternative Energy Ideas

, quoted by Gordon and Suzuki (1990), pointed the finger rather precisely. Under the picture of the Exxon Valdez's captain, a caption read: "It wasn't his driving that caused the oil spill, it was you ...

(17 pages) 651 2 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

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. The captain, Jo ... kless endangerment, and negligent discharge of oil. Six days after the crash he was also fired from Exxon.This was the biggest oil spill in U.S. history and it severely damaged the Alaskan shoreline. ...

(4 pages) 132 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Oil Spills.

using major damage to wildlife and the environment. One of the most famous tanker accidents was the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989. The Exxon Valdez released approximately 11 million gallons or 257,00 ... fort included 10,000 workers, about 1,000 boats and roughly 100 airplanes and helicopters, known as Exxon's army, navy, and air force. Exxon reported that the total cost of the clean up was about $2.1 ...

(7 pages) 137 0 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences


plants and animals are endangered, or are now extinct. The largest oil spill to occur was when the Exxon Valdez went aground and covered 4,800 square miles in Prince William Sound, Alaska. This spill ... 70,000 tons, about 19 million gallons of oil off of the coast of Morocco. In January 1990 a broken Exxon pipeline leaked 567,000 gallons into the New York harbor. In June of 1990, another 260,000 gal ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

The Exxon Vadez Incident-Brief Overview

Page 1SCIE 131 Assignment 6-1The Exxon Valdez IncidentOn March 24, 1989 the Exxon Valdez ran aground on Bligh Reef in Prince William ... rovide a proper navigation watch, possibly due to impairment from alcohol;3. The failure of Exxon Shipping Company to supervise the master and provide a rested and sufficient crew for the Exxo ... fic system5. The lack of effective pilot and escort services.Regardless how it occurred the Exxon Valdez accident was the most publicized and investigated oil spill in history (Oil Spill Facts ...

(3 pages) 79 0 1.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Some Key Publics/Stakeholders for BP (British Petroleum)

ling project in Alaska - a region in which oil projects will always be shadowed by the ghost of the Exxon Valdez. Chappell (BP Spokesman) cited in Gerth said of the situation "We're leaving this to th ...

(2 pages) 145 0 2.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Exxon Valdez oil spill.

horrible. They pollute the ocean and land, killing many animals. A few years a go a ship called the Exxon Valdez had an oil spill. It has done a lot of damage to the environment and we are still clean ... oil spill. It has done a lot of damage to the environment and we are still cleaning up after it.The Exxon Valdez oil spill happened for a number of reasons. Many safety precautions weren't being follo ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Exxon Valdez Disaster: an analysis of the company's response and the repercussions of those responses

1. What was the basis for the crisis?The basis for the crisis was that Exxon really didn't have an emergency plan for a spill that near to shore. They were more concerned ... decisions that led to the crisis?This depends on whether you see the cause as a policy decision by Exxon or an accident caused by their employee Captain Joseph Hazlewood, He admits to consuming at le ... d distance of the oil spills. The data gathered from their calculations was used by Coast Guard and Exxon crew members to clean up the spills. Exxon paid for several methods of cleanup. A small oil-bu ...

(5 pages) 87 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

Dead Ahead: the Exxon Valdez Disaster Review plot summary- "Dead Ahead" did an excellent job of accurately por ... thousands of birds and sea life were killed, not to mention one third of the otter population. The Exxon Valdez oil spill was a tragedy that will not be forgotten.acting- The acting in the film was a ... oth perspectives- Throughout this movie the two sides of the conflict were shown in opposition. The Exxon Valdez captains and crew, and the Alaskan residents. The issue of whether or not to use disper ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Oil Spills

mall, ordinary seabird. It is March 24, 1987 and far away from you is an enormous tanker called the Exxon Valdez, coming at an astonishing speed. You do not worry, for these huge ships come along very ... io is nothing but a harsh reality that most people were unconcerned about until the disaster of the Exxon Valdez. The Valdez spill, tragically unnecessary though it was, has served as a laboratory for ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Cleaning up after the exxon valdez was a mistake

Cleaning Up after the Exxon Valdez Was A Mistake Through many hours of research I have determined that the spill c ... ineral grains stably bound to oil droplets 1 to 10 microns in diameter. (Beached) For instance, the Exxon scientists found that flocculation can increase the area of the oil-water interface -- sometim ... Alaskan shoreline contributed to the unusually efficient emulsification of beached Valdez oil, the Exxon studies indicate. (Beached) They also suggest that adding such flours to shores with low clay ...

(5 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Lighthouse Story

(2 pages) 952 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Exxon Valdez

of how business, society, and government did not act proactive but reactive was the incident of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on March 24, 1989 in Alaska's Prince William Sound. This was the largest oil ... ntington Beach, California. There were many stakeholders at risk that would never of benefited form Exxon, if the spill never happened. However the clean up attempt was too slow and they were unprepar ...

(8 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Global Warming

llution in many ways. Petroleum pollutes the lakes, oceans, or rivers when an oil spill occurs. The Exxon Valdez proves a tragic example of this type of water pollution. The Exxon Valdez is often cons ... ers ever occurring at sea. The Valdez Sea in Alaska was a home for fish, seals, and sea otters. The Exxon ship spilled eleven million gallons of crude oil into the sea, and the oil eventually seeped a ...

(6 pages) 39 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Exxon Mobile/ Social Responsibility

Exxon MobilExxon Mobil is listed as one of the world's largest fortune 500 companies according to Fo ... size, I became interested in this company for my research paper on corporate social responsibility.Exxon Mobile has a rich history that dates back to 1859. It all started when two individuals drilled ... developed a famous slogan "put a tiger in your tank." In 1972, the company changes its name to the Exxon Corporation ( March 24 1989, the tanker Exxon Valdez runs aground in Pri ...

(8 pages) 86 0 4.7 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Moby Slick: A Case Study Analysis of the Exxon

Valdez Oil SpillThe oil spill from Exxon Valdez was a major environmental disaster that caused a tremendous problem for Alaska. This pa ... ards need to be addressed.Symptoms of the problems and Root problems togetherThe oil spill from the Exxon Valdez was bad environmental disaster, even though it still ranks low compared to similar spil ... le for immediate use. Alyeska was not prepared to handle an oil spill of this magnitude. The CEO of Exxon did not visit the disaster site, one week later he wrote an apology and Exxon blamed everyone ...

(9 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy