Petroleum Essay Topics

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

Hydroelectric Power (with Bibliography)

There’s more to this water sourced energy than meets the eye! Hydroelectric energy is the simplest and first technology to generate electricity. It was first developed using dams, timber, or granite. Using this –with the requirements of one gallon of water falling 100 feet- creates 1000 watts of electricity. There are currently 30 major power… View Article

Oration About Environment

Power crisis is a perennial problem particularly among nations which are dependent on foreign countries for their energy source. Oil is an expensive commodity, but it is the life-blood of developing nations in their quest for comfort in life. The life of the business world in said countries depends on a highest degree on power… View Article

Oil And Gas Industry

Petroleum in one form or other has always been the most useful natural resource of man. More than four thousand years ago, Herodotus, a Greek historian of 5th century B. C. E and Diodrus Siculus, a historian of Agyrim Sicily in C A 90 B C– C A 30 B C discovered that Babylon were… View Article

Swot Analysis – Exillion Energy

“SWOT analysis is a tool used to determine an overall view of an organizations strategic position. It highlights the need for a strategy to produce a strong fit between the internal capability (strengths and weaknesses) and the external situation (opportunities and threats)” (Paul Baines, Chris Fill, Kelly Page, 2008) Strengths There are many strengths that… View Article

Oil Crisis of the 1970s

Why did the U.S. enter an energy crisis in the 1970s? The United States entered an energy crisis in the 1970s for several reasons that were to some point self-inflicted. One of the contributing factors was the United States involvement in the development and arming of Israel. While the Soviet Union was sending arms to… View Article

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

On April 20, 2010 a catastrophic explosion on the Deepwater Horizon off shore drilling platform caused the largest single release to the environment due to oil drilling. This explosion killed 11 workers and injured 17. This oil spill is very controversial because it can be questioned if this spill could have been prevented and what… View Article

The IOI Group: Creating a Malaysian Palm Oil Multinational

The case discusses the story of the IOI Group, one of the largest palm oil players in Malaysia, which has seen rapid growth in the past two decades. Family-controlled since 1982, the IOI Group’s main businesses initially were property and palm plantations. As a relative latecomer in the palm oil industry, it grew both organically… View Article

Four Wheeler Industry

Points for ppt Factors affecting growth of four wheeler industry 1) Prices of four wheeler 2) Price of fuel 3) Income of people 4) Bank Loan Rates 5) Prices of other four wheeler 6) Slow Economic Growth 1) Prices of four wheeler: Car companies had hiked prices by 1-3% in January2012 to pass on their… View Article

Storage, handling & preparation of fuel oils

•Avoid oil spillage •Prevent oil leakage •Drain water from storage tank •Clean strainers/filters •Maintain the fuel oil at higher temperature in the main storage tank •Maintain correct pre-heat temperature Combustion of fuels oils & burner operation & maintenance •The heat generated by combustion of fuel is utilised by boiler or furnace of heating water or… View Article

Main Forces Driving the Market of Gas

In this assignment, I am required to write an analysis of the main forces driving the market for any specific product of my choice. For me to successfully complete this task, I have to first pick a product, one that I am interested in, discuss the long term forces driving demand and supply, discuss the… View Article

Benefits of Oil Drilling

I am very intrigued by the oil drilling industry. I really hadn’t put much thought into the industry until around three years ago. Since then I have seen many arguments on the pros and cons of drilling for oil either offshore or inland. Some of which I completely understand and believe changes should be put… View Article

Globalization and Its Effects on Mexico

Mexico has the size and assets which could contribute to wealth and prosperity within their borders. The nation has the second longest border with the United States, significant oil resources, and the 11th largest population in the world. Mexico underwent all the necessary free market changes to help support globalization despite initial resistance, but they… View Article

Petrol Price Hike

Today ,I geetika bajaj would like to throw some light on a very burning issue of 21st century for which I would like to ask u a question about something u do daily? U’l tell me brushing bathing n all dat. But now a new thing that has intruded our daily routine –is The inflating… View Article

Hydraulic Fracturing

Hydraulic fracturing is a 21st century method applied to extract gas from the rock bed in the Earth’s crust. It is commonly referred to as ‘fracking’. The process is carried out by breaking apart the rocks by the addition millions of gallons of water, sand and chemicals preceded by the explosion of the rock bed…. View Article

Instructor Baby Massage Lesson

Welcome to your first baby massage session, my name is ………., and I will be with you during the next five weeks teaching you this amazing technique which help both of you, baby and mum or dad to improve in the ways that I will to explain to you in a few minutes. But first… View Article

Oil and Gas Production Industry

Oil and gas are the key generators of the world nowadays that helps to uphold the concept of globalization. The flow of goods and capitals that require transportations and energy depends directly from the oil and gas production. As the main sources of energy and its nature of scarcity, this commodity is vulnerable to fierce… View Article

Oil Boom in North Dakota

Oil in the Bakken region is boosting local economies but attracting a gritty scene Albertans know well The strip clubs in Williston, N.D., are the rowdiest that Tatiana, an exotic dancer who has performed in Las Vegas and New York, has ever seen. Oil workers coming off the nearby rigs pack the city’s two clubs,… View Article

Oil Spills

Questions: What are the environmental implications of oil spills? What legislative policies have been instituted to mitigate the possibility of future oil spills? How are oil spills cleaned up and what are the advantages and disadvantages of each method? What type of research and innovation surrounding oil spills has been done to prevent their occurrence?… View Article