Oil Essay Topics

Effect of supply and demand and gas in our lifetime

Oil has been an integral socio-economic vehicle which within the corporate scene remains a highly competitive socio-economic driver. Due to vast uses and demand, oil has become controversial and elastic in socio-politics. Here we see it causing socio constraints in oil producing countries and collapsing political institutions. Socially oil has a significant contribution in our… View Article

Olive Oil

Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by grinding whole olives and extracting the oil by mechanical or chemical means. It is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and soaps and as a fuel for traditional oil lamps. Olive oil is… View Article

Peak Oil

In recent years various scientists, among them petroleum engineer Jean Laherrere and petrogeologists Colin Campbell, have argued that global oil production would peak in the early 2000s. This is known as peak oil, the tipping point in which oil production begins to decline, and is based primarily upon the work of M. King Hubbert, a… View Article

The oil curse theory

The oil curse theory, which also forms part of the more general concept of resource curse, emerged as the negation of the assumption that revenue generation dependent on natural resources would create wealth (Stevens, 2003). The oil curse theory posits that the countries strongly dependent on the export of natural resources that are non-renewable, particularly… View Article

ExxonMobil Oil

As far as my knowledge of anthropology is concerned ExxonMobil Oil must have great empathy for Gwichin, which I think they have but they are not showing it properly to Gwichin. Tundra is home town or village of Gwichin and they must be scared of such activities because they are unaware of the consequences of… View Article

Virgin Coconut Oil

VCO is now getting global reputation as the healthiest and versatile oil in the world. The Philippines is one of the best sources of virgin coconut oil and it’s popularity in the country is legendary. Although not an herb, we decided to make an article about VCO because of the growing interest on the oil… View Article

Oil and natural gas drilling

It is understood that oil and gas drilling comes along with various harmful environmental challenges. This is more so in the environmentally sensitive areas like the offshore in the ocean regions. Due to this, many countries have developed various laws restricting the drilling of oil in these areas that have been identified to be sensitive… View Article

Keystone XL Pipeline

Remembering back to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 it took place from April 20- September 19, 010 when it was officially sealed. Although oil spreads faster in water than it would on land or underground the environmental impacts would on land as in water be detrimental. An oil spill… View Article

Ethical Issues Surrounding the Bp Oil Spill

The BP Oil Spill which happened on April 20, 2010, was the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history releasing approximately 185 million gallons of crude oil into the gulf. This event was the result of a wellhead on the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform blowing out in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 40 miles… View Article

ExxonMobil Case

1. Provide a brief description of the industry. “ ExxonMobil has evolved over the last 125 years from a regional marketer of kerosene in the U.S. to the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company.” Providing energy helps stabilize economies and improve living standards worldwide. Today, ExxonMobil operates in most of the world’s… View Article

BP vs Exxon

The BP oil spill is the most resent oil incident. The oil spill was really big and caused a lot of mess and damage to nature. It killed a lot of animals and fish and made the water dangerous. BP says that they were working hard to clean the oil up. They were taking a… View Article

Campaign for Philippine Independence

Balanced diet and Physical work out has a major role in attaining long healthy life. The increasing awareness of effects of foods on health has made us diet conscious and left us confused in the land of nutrition. We want to satisfy our palate and eat healthy as well. This often restricts our food choices…. View Article

Global OCTG Market: Trends & Opportunities

The report titled “Global OCTG Market: Trends and Opportunities (2012-2017)” analyzes the potential opportunities and significant trends in the global oil country tubular goods market. The report also provides detailed analysis of the global OCTG market, seamless and welded OCTG market, drill pipes market and OCTG coating materials and services market and future growth of… View Article

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is a permanent, intergovernmental Organization, created at the Baghdad Conference on September 10–14, 1960, by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. The five Founding Members were later joined by nine other Members: Qatar (1961); Indonesia (1962) – suspended its membership from January 2009; Libya (1962); United… View Article

Oil: How Soon Will Global Supplies Be Exhausted

Modern society is extremely dependent on oil. Whether it be on transportation, food production or manufacturing, all these operations need oil to be carried out. Modern society is also characterized by the steady increase in population. This population increase also implies an increased dependency on oil. This dependency is currently supported by the present supply… View Article

The Oil Politics

The controversy over oil has been raging for quite a while. It has played into the international politics and the politics of terrorism. The Middle East is the most volatile area of the world at present. Israel is viewed as a satellite of the United States located in the Arab world to represent the superpowers… View Article

Alaska Oil Drilling

With the current market trends and the increased demand for crude products, many governments are trying various means to look for alternative reservoirs to meet the needs of consumers and industries. In the United States, one important agenda that the government is advocating involves a program that will address the current needs of American society… View Article

Oil Crisis of 1973-1974: A Brief History with Documents

During the fall of shah, massive crisis occurred especially in the oil resources, and the United States was not able to foresee such crisis. It is a well known fact that Iran served as one of the top most provider of world’s oil, and even Saudi Arabia proclaimed the initiation of Iran’s oil production. For… View Article

Oil and Natural Gas: Its Effects to America and the Global Economy

Oil and natural gas have a very important role in the lives of almost all people in the world. These have been the primary source of energy that fuels the technological civilization that exists at the present. Its importance could be seen in the everyday lives of most individuals. The moment someone wakes up in… View Article

Oil and Fuel Prices

Since 1980s, the price of fuel and oil has assumed an upward trend. The price of crude oil per barrel was being sold at 40 dollars. In 2007 it was 92 dollars and in February 2008 the price per barrel hit 103 dollars. The rise in oil and fuel prices has led to the rise… View Article

Offshore drilling

In spite and despite of the disturbing price escalation in the world market of a commodity that we humans cannot exist without, namely oil, offshore drilling is never a choice. Not only will engaging in this kind of activity bring harm to our environment, with the possibility of oil spills and grave disturbances to the… View Article

Gas Station Spill

This project investigates oil spill from gas station tanks, as well as its impact on the environment and bioremediation. The gas station market is greatly profitable. However, actions concerning its maintenance should be part of the big picture. Oil is toxic for human beings and its spill can severely damage soil and consequently groundwater. Due… View Article

Producers’ Reaction to Raw Material Price Changes

These days all over the world people use products of crude oil. Most of people cannot imagine their life without products such as diesel or gasoline. However, these are only the finished products, which go through specific stages of production. They are made out of crude oil, which sometimes is called „black gold“. Fuel; however… View Article

BP Oil Spill

BP is a British global energy company which is the third largest energy company and the fourth largest company in the world. As a multinational oil company, BP is the UK’s largest corporation, with its headquarters in London. BP’s headquarters is in Houston, Texas. The company is among the largest private sector energy corporations in… View Article

International Oil Security: Problems and Policies

Energy security was a priority of the Bush Administration in 2001. In a larger context, global oil security is a major concern of the world, the United States in particular. Oil security is not about depleting reserves and having continuous supply to cover demand, but the real issue is the oil costs. International Oil Security… View Article

International Oil and National Security

When oil fueled the navies of both Britain and the United States in World War I, it began the tremendous impact oil would have on the world. When British and French forces were threatened with oil shortages, the US gave the much needed help. Without the same assistance, Germany had to shorten critical operations. Since… View Article

International Oil

The paper “International Oil…Looking Ahead” by E. R. Peterson, published in the June 1956 issue of The Analysts Journal attempts to discuss the pattern of international oil movements from the pre-World War II era to the present. It analyzes the Free World’s energy requirements, the total energy demand in the United States, and the forecasts… View Article

The Oil Crisis Has a Big Influence to People’s Future

Nowadays, Oil crisis has a big influence to our world right now. The harmful effects probably are easier to see. We have already indicated that conflict tends to cumulate rapidly. This snowballing tendency may lead to complete breakdown before the self-limiting features of most interpersonal exchanges have a chance to operate. “Oil has always been… View Article

The initial stages of big business

While the initial stages of big business trace back to pre-Civil War America, it was not until the post-Civil War time period that large corporations effected on American society. From Rockefeller to Vanderbilt to Carnegie and all in between, these men and their businesses had unprecedented influence on American life. John Rockefeller created the Standard… View Article

Importance Of Oil And How It Has Changed World Politics

In the modern civilization, oil has great significance.  However, many people do not consider oil to be of great significance because they only associate it with the diesel or the petrol that they use for transport purposes. According to Yergin (Yergin, p 17), the world is addicted to oil. Due to the oil’s important role… View Article