Petroleum Essay Examples

US and Iraq

The Middle East comprises of countries in the Persian Gulf. These countries earn their living from mainly one natural resource which is oil. Majority of these countries subscribe to the Islamic religion, which many countries, especially the U. S and U. K harbors terrorists. These feelings towards the Middle East countries have sparked a lot… View Article

Pakistan State Oil

As according to BCG MATRIX are those compounds which have high growth rate and big share in the market so here in the case of Pakistan State Oil CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) is included in stars because the CNG of PSO is very pure and the pressure of CNG on the petrol pumps is very… View Article

Oil and Fuel

Petroleum, which formed from Latin words literally meaning “rock oil”, has had a long history of use, dating back to thousands of years ago. It was not until the 19th century however, that petroleum began to generate demand in the United States, generating an industry, when the production of whale oil could not meet the… View Article

The Indian Lubricant Market: Survival of the Slickest

The Indian automotive lubricant market is the sixth largest market in the world with revenues of approximately $1. 30 billion in 2002. It is also one of the fastest growing retail markets in India. Until 1993, it was a highly regulated market with a clear dominance of the public sector. Companies like Bharat Petroleum (BPCL),… View Article

Oman Crude Oil Futures Contract

1. Exchange: Dubai Mercantile Exchange 2. Trading Unit: 1,000 U.S. barrels (42,000 gallons) 3. Contract Value: The contract value shall be the Final Settlement Price multiplied by one thousand (1,000) multiplied by the number of Contracts to be delivered 4. Price Quotation: U.S. dollars and cents per barrel 5. Trading Symbol: OQD 6. Trading Hours… View Article

Solar Powered Cars

Cars that run on fossil fuels are still standard, but many would like to replace those diesel or gas engines with alternative fuels. One promising possibility is to develop solar powered cars. Although this is not yet a reality, prototypes have been built and proven to be functional and now many researchers are trying to… View Article

Environmental Impacts of the Global Increase in Demand for Oil

To what extent are the environmental impacts of the global increase in demand for oil acceptable? [15 marks] After the industrial revolution, the demand for oil has been increasing globally. Over 100 million tonnes of oil are transported around the world on average a day. There are countries like the US which consume almost one… View Article

Blood and Oil

How to explain the post-Cold War violence? Some attribute it to identity politics (xi-xii). Pace Samuel Huntington, the cause is a struggle for resources (xii). Oil as special resource: 2001 and since revelatory of the consequences of oil dependency (xiii-xv). Goal of book: “Tracing the evolution of U.S. oil policy and weighing its consequences for… View Article

British Petroleum and Recommendations for Improvement and Success

Abstract This paper will look at British Petroleum, BP, one of the largest oil companies in the world. Following the Gulf Oil Spill does BP have sustainability in this market? This paper will examine the early history of the company. It will look at the competitive advantages of the organization by looking at its SWOT… View Article

Conclusion About Spratly Island

The geographical location of the South China Sea is very important. It is a route that fishermen must take, is rich in fishery resources and has very rich petroleum reserves. This has made it a bone of contention between the countries in the region, resulting in a never-ending conflict, especially in the Spratly Islands. Each… View Article

The Comparative Advantage of Using Electric Tricycle

“The atmosphere is already menaced: several harmful substances are changing their composition, with possible catastrophic consequences. ” This is according to an article written by Dieter Schwab (2004). And this is also the reason why global warming or more-correctly climate change is a hot topic these days. Needles to say, the main culprit allegedly for… View Article

Current Market Research Report on Synthetic & Bio-Based Lubricants Market

This study estimates and forecasts the demand for synthetic (mineral oils and chemical oils) and bio-based lubricants in the global market. Synthetic lubricants market has been segmented on the basis of various products including industrial, consumer automotive and commercial automotive lubricants. This segmentation has also been analyzed on a regional level, providing data for North… View Article

Evaluating Automobile Fuel

The alternatives to liquid fuels are compressed gases and electric power, however, both are viewed as inferior by the automotive industry. The gases are inferior in terms of energy content per unit volume. Electric power may be stored on board a vehicle in a battery or (for a short time) in capacitors. However, batteries are… View Article

Fossil Fuels

1) Oil is produced in Middle Eastern countries, Saudia Arabia accounting for 13.1 per cent of the world total, America 16.5 per cent and Africa 12.1 per cent. Although the Middle East has a lot of oil reserves not much is consumed. North America, Europe and Eurasia consume a lot of oil. This is due… View Article

Environmental Regulation of Offshore

The Environmental Regulation of Offshore Waste management in Nigeria has been documented in an article published by Law Environment And Development [1]. Evidence suggest that, Director of Petroleum Resources has to adopt measure to ensure the adequate regulation of offshore oil and gas E&P waste management [3] and further evidence suggest that, all offshore oil… View Article