Archive for December, 2009

Can we establish presence of hydrocarbons in a petroleum prospect before drilling a well down to the prospect?

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

Existing petroleum exploration techniques of geochemical and geophysical surveys, analyses, correlations and interpretations lead an exploration geologist/geophysicist to identify and define a potential prospect of oil and/or gas. There is no sure way to confirm the presence of oil and/or gas in the prospect other than drilling a well. Drilling is an expensive undertaking and […]

Does Obama want the price of gas to climb back up to $4 per?

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

gallon ? Givens: GM’S recent decision to get rid of 11 profitable lines of SUV’S and trucks and replace them with smaller more economical cars or in other words green cars. (The government now controls GM) The democrats have quashed plans for exploration and drilling for oil and natural gas. Obama plans to push the […]

With regard to McCain’s recent push to lift the ban of offshore oil drilling, I wonder how long it would?

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

take for offshore oil drilling to decrease the current cost of gas (I’m not an oil economist). Obama said it would take "the soonest, 5-10 years." Is his source–if there is any–right?

Is it legal or rightful to use current material market price as cost of material in pricing a product?

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Trying to understand if such strategy exist or used in business. Are there agencies or group monitoring such pricing method? When a manufacturer for example, acquire raw materials and receives that in the inventory normally calculates the landed cost. Pricing the finished product means adding markup to the bill of materials. What if, let us […]

How does the price of oil cause both inflation and unemployment to develop?

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

here is the actual question.. How may (will) the increase in the price of oil affect aggregate supply and cause both inflation and unemployment (stagflation) to develop in the U.S. economy?

What does it mean to refine petroleum?

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Petroleum refineries can be found throughout the United States.What does it mean to refine petroleum,and why much this process be performed?

What are my rights of signing on or off a Deed left partial to me in grandmothers will?

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

My grandmother left her house to my mother when she passed. My 2 sisters and I got partial ownership, because Im assuming it was in the Will. Its a Life Estate so my mother could have just signed the Deed and added us incase she were to pass on. This was in 1997. Later she […]

what is vaseline petroleum jelly good for?

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

what is vaseline petroleum jelly good for? like where to apply and what will it do? and is it okay if i use it even if i have oily skin?

Do natural gas prices lie?

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Natural-gas-surges-on-record-apf-2278066234.html?x=0&sec=topStories&pos=4&asset=&ccode= Natural gas prices are up because supply is down. Supply declines at this time of year because the fuel is used as a heating fuel. Supply is still higher than the 5-year average – because it was so high in Fall, causing prices to then be quite low. Supply during the Fall is a […]

What all happens to oil before it gets to our gas tanks?

Monday, December 21st, 2009

I want to know how Oil moves from the drill to the refineries, through pipelines and finally to the gas pump it doesn’t need to be too specific, but I’m trying to figure out what all goes into getting gas for your car and how far it has to travel and how many people are […]

What is the source of fuel after all petroleum products are exhausted?

Monday, December 21st, 2009

Scientists say that all major petroleum wells at Dubai will be Exhausted by 2016. Only eight years left

How much higher should the price of gas go until congress decides to DRILL for oil?

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

3rd answerer you know what i meant. just some chick, what other sources of energy???? its been proven time and time again that there is not a "true" replacement for oil.

Is petroleum engineering a bad major to choose?

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

People kinda groan when they hear that I’m pursuing a petroleum engineering degree suggesting a more mainstream engineering degree and eventually it’s kinda gotten to me. Should I be concerned or not?

Should America now dump the DEM Congress with today’s “No” vote against drilling for oil?

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

The price of gas is rising everyday and the DEM led Congress has just voted "No" to the US drilling for oil to lower gas prices. What are these morons thinking? Perhaps it is time we threw the DEMS overboard and elected new people.

does home owner have the right to have a way to in and out of his lot?

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

he has been using his sister drive way for years to not cause trouble to nieghbors and has had his other entry way blocked by a home that was built with no inspection does he have the right for a street that was suppose to be there when he bought the property 35years ago this […]

When did American’s start calling petroleum “Gas”?

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

And does this cause any confusion, since it’s clearly a liquid fuel? And is petroleum and gasoline really the same?

Oil prices are at the lowest levels since early May. Why is our avg price $ per gallon not that low again?

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

In early May, the average price $ per gallon in the U.S. was under per gallon. Right now, with oil back at that previous level, gasoline is still hovering around per gallon. Tell me that Exxon Mobile is not gouging us. Go Broncos…Theoretically, yes that is the way it is SUPPOSED to happen but if […]

How much of crude oil production goes toward the production of polymers?

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

How much of crude oil production goes toward the production of polymers? What percentage of crude oil is used to produce polymers..

Libs and conservs. Do you think we should finally start drilling for oil here in the US?

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Is anyone really dead set against us drilling for oil here in the US and finally bringing down the gas prices? And do you believe we have come far enough along where we would be able to drill without it hurting the enviorment?

What is the purpose of having an elected government if it isn’t to represent the ………….?

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Why elect people ? Why is the right to vote important ? ———- The rich and powerful will always have representation in government — elected appointed fascist communist or another form of government Factory owners — land developers — Captains of Industry and bankers will always be represented in any and all types of government […]

How can i become involved in the Canadian petroleum industry?

Friday, December 18th, 2009

I am a sedimentologist / structural geologist with a B.s.c (Hons) degree in geology. i am currently working as a mining geologist in south africa (Deep level gold mines in the witwatersrand basin). I would like to become involved in the petroleum industry. How can i go about doing this and which companies are the […]

Today, dems in Congress voted NO on off shore oil drilling. Do they care how much we Americans pay for oil?

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

The dems on the House Apprpriations sub-Commitee voted unaninmosly against drilling 120-200 miles out to sea. Do they really care about us paying .00 a gallon for gas? Do they think we are really stupid and don’t know what they decide and who votes for them?

Which major offers the most opportunities, and fun to do mechanical, petroleum, or biomedical engineering?

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

I am in school right now and i just cant decide what I want to specialize in when it comes to engineering. I have it narrowed down to biomedical, mechanical, and petroleum. If anyone has some experience in any of these fields can you please give me some insight.

The Constitution was written by White, Male Land owners ??????

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

The Bill of Rights on the other Hand was constructed by Thomas Paine, who by all accounts was a raging progressive…. Take the time to read both, which is more like our "Utopian" Vision of what The US should be? The Bill of Rights http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/facts/funddocs/billeng.htm The constitution. http://www.usconstitution.net/const.html.. while the BOR is an extension of […]

what is the environmental impact of mining, drilling,refinig, and transport of oil,coal and natural gas?

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

which of the three are worse?