Archive for November, 2009

Why are we still using fuel made of petroleum?

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Don’t people know how old this technology is? A hundred years ago, cars, airplanes, trains, and ships were on petroleum based fuel just like we are today. Essentially, the technology is the same. We were able to put a man on the moon less than 70 years after the first flight, but we are still […]

Should reparations be made to former slave owners?

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

…. they did have legal possession of them. Seems to make more sense to me to make reparations from those who actually were robbed than the slaves who were rightfully owned. Not saying slavery was right, just that by abolishing it, the government effectively seized their property. What if the government abolishes private land ownership, […]

should congress should reduce greenhouse gases and pervent oil drilling in Alaska?

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

oops ignore the 2nd "should"

List of universities for chemical/petroleum engineering?

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

I’m planning to major in either chemical or petroleum engineering. I don’t know which one to choose yet. Any opinion? What would the market demand, let’s say in 5 more years? If it’s chemical engineering, which universities in the states are good for it? If it’s petroleum engineering, any universities for it? Thanks for listing […]

Inherited property between two siblings – rights to copy of land deed?

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

My brother & I inherited a parcel of land w/ mineral rights from my parents. All was divided equally. I have never been given nor seen any information, papers, deeds etc. I did sign documents at the reading of the will. When I mentioned I wanted my own set of deeds etc…he told me I […]

Must you have a license to sell crude oil in the USA?

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Must you have a license to sell crude oil in the USA? Must you have a license to buy crude oil in the USA?

We could reduce the demand for gasoline and the price if we converted automobiles to natural gas. Why not?

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

In many parts of the United States natural gas sells for 60 to 70 cents for an amount of natural gas with an energy content equal to one gallon of gasoline. Even in high cost states like California the cost of natural gas is only .50 for an amount of natural gas with an energy […]

Will licking petroleum jelly hurt my dog?

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

I use creamy petroleum jelly hand cream on my hands and feet once in awhile and my dog will go to great lengths to lick it off even when I put socks on. If there is a chance that this compound will hurt her I will just stop using it. Thanks for any info/advice.

Is the Irak conflict a tool to increase the price of oil and profit for oils companies?

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Was the Irak war a tool to increase the price of oil and profits for oil companies ? Is this worth the life of 4000 soldiers American soldiers ?

Pls help my whole career depends on it.. After how many years petroleum resources gonna be empty?

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Hey i wanna get admission in petroleum technology in india. But the main problem is that i have read an article telling that petroleum is goin to be empty within 10 years. Is it true? Should i go in petroleum engineering? Pls pls pls answer me i am very confused.

Why dont the jews just give palestine ALL their land back?

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

If the jews would just surrender the government of israel to palestine and give all the land back, then all world problems will be over. Its simple. Palestine just wants their country back. Is that so much to ask for? Im sure that once the land is given back to palestine that they will allow […]

What can we do as a society about our ridiculous natural gas prices????

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Why do US oil giants only drill on 25% of the 44 million acres on which they hold oil-gas leases & permits?

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

What region of the world is petroleum found?

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

What region of the world is petroleum found in?

We purchased ten acres of land with one well , that was to be shared with two neighbors,?

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

We received a grant did giving us one third of the well rights,on March of 2007. In September 2007 the original owner of the property issued a second grant deed, giving my one third of the well to one of the other neighbor. What documents do I need to correct the second grant deed that […]

Is the high price of oil the reason our economy is in a recession?

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

President Bush said during an interview that the reason food prices are sky-rocketing is due to the fact that a barrell of oil is 6. How do food prices appertain to oil prices and why does the economy revolve around oil?

Why isn’t the fall in crude oil prices proportionately reflected in the price of gas?

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

In San Jose when crude oil was selling for 7 per barrel, the cost of gas was .50 per gallon. Now that crude oil has dropped down to — a 46% drop — gas has only dropped down to .85 — a mere 17% drop. Why the rip off? And what can we do?

How does the drill baby drill republicans feel about the U.S. Senate allowing off shore oil drilling in FLorid?

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Pres. Bush Sr. wrote the executive order banning the oil drilling here. Sen. McCain’s senate record votes show his 100% votes against this. Pres. Bush Jr. could have written an executive order allowing off shore drilling, but did not! But the 2009 Democratically Controlled Panel did! The democrats did what no republican above could do! […]

Is petroleum jelly good to put on my new tattoo?

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

It’s drying up a lot. Peeling. And real itchy. So i was wondering, about petroleum jelly?? Dont tell me to put A&D on it, I already know about that stuff.

Interesting Info about the 2000 Election – Bush vs. Gore?

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

I asked a question yesterday and RightWing65 used some facts that I found interesting. Here it is: Professor Joseph Olson of Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, points out some interesting facts concerning the 2000 Presidential election: Population of counties won by: Gore: 127 million; Bush: 143 million Square miles of land won […]

I have a natural gas furnace but I want to use electric heat?

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

What is better for the environment? I have a natural gas furnace, but in my area all of our electricity comes from hydro dams. So would I be better off using electric heaters to go more green? We have very cold winters and they last about 5 months. I am thinking of buying some plug […]

When the companies come in a drill for oil and they hit a natural gas pocket,?

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

What is the chances that the pocket that is really small? They had to cap it off and the company is offering to buy the mineral rights to the land for 150,000 dollars. They won’t tell either way how much they think is down there. How big is the average natural gas pocket? Already signed […]

Who’s the first culture or human to apply petroleum in their living? or What’s the history of petroleum?

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

What I mean is who’s the first humans to extract and use petroleum fuels and what’s the date? No crap answers and spams please.

Are there any environmentally-friendly public companies that benefit when the price of oil falls?

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Most environmentally-friendly companies, especially the ones involved in producing alternative energy like wind and solar, suffer when the price of oil falls. It’s cheap to burn gas, which makes the alternatives less attractive. The price of oil being as volatile as it is, a green portfolio with nothing but alt-energy stocks would be volatile and […]

Should reparations be made to former slave owners?

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

…. they did have legal possession of them. Seems to make more sense to me to make reparations from those who actually were robbed than the slaves who were rightfully owned. Not saying slavery was right, just that by abolishing it, the government effectively seized their property. What if the government abolishes private land ownership, […]