Archive for January, 2010

was recently given land by my grandfather but can’t afford the taxes. am trying to sell it but am land locked?

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

can’t sell without an easement or right of way talked to surrounding property owners and they have agreed access except one . what do i do. have consulted a lawyer but says it can take years and a lot of money. the owner agrees to let me use this road just won’t sign papers for […]

Process By Which Crude Oil Is Separated Into Different Substances?

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

Crude oil is separated into different substances such as gasoline, petroleum, diesel fuel, and propane by which process? filtering, chromatography, osmosis, or fractionation?

What are some advantages an disadvantages of Petroleum?

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

I need 1 advantage to using petroleum and 3 disadvantages with a few supporting details.

As hundreds of millions of new drivers start driving in India and China, what will happen to the price of oil?

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

They have, between them, 2.3 billion people or about 1/3 of the world’s population. Edit: What do you think it will rise to?

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

good sites that list the cons of petroleum gasoline?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Hey do you know any good websites or sources that states the cons of using petroleum gasoline to run our cars?

Should the student who stopped oil drilling on thousands of acres of federal park land in Utah do jail time?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

The Bush administration has been in a big hurry to auction oil and gas leases on hundreds of thousands of acres of federal land before Obama takes over. A student in Utah made bids on some of these leases, never intending to pay, so that these leases would not be validly sold at this time […]

Compressed natural gas can be used as a fuel and can you directly use it to a combustion engine ?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Gas prices here is so expensive now 4$ a gallon it would be much cheaper if I used natural gas. and I want to experiment my experimental engine for testing. by putting pressure regulator to the tank of compressed natural gas and directly connect it with the intake manifold by a hose. Is there other […]

I cannot see how some figure that the immigrants are not paying their way?

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

i hear some say that they are not paying taxes, but i do not see how that is possible. their pay is taxed, or at least it is supposed to be if the employer is doing the right thing. if they are renting apartments or houses they are paying property taxes to the land owner […]

If petroleum consumption really was replaced by alternatives?

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

How would politicians get their tax money? Oil companies and petroleum products give the single largest source of revenue for both state and federal governments.

Why has the price of a barrel of oil gone up 300% since Obama has gotten into office? He bashed Bush for this?

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Amazing how he based Bush for the price of oil and then Bush seemed to leave office when oil was at just above per barrel. Now Oil is at dollars per barrel. When is Obama going to help get the price of oil back down to around per barrel as Bush did?

Why doesn’t the Democrats allow more offshore oil drilling?

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Because the Democrats do not allow offshore drilling. Bill Clinton refused to sign a bill to allow offshore drilling in the 90’s. Again, today, the democrats are not allowing it. And yes, US has lots of oil. Their usual answer is that we have to protect our environment and wildlife. So, it is OK to […]

Our land lord is selling the property we live in, and we don’t want to stay, what are our options?

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

We just got word (7 August) that the landlord will be selling the townhouse we are renting. We don’t want to be here under new landlords – we got a really great deal on this place and we are just sure that the next owner will raise the rent to fair market – other townhomes […]

What are some charting platforms i can use for Gold & Crude Oil?

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

What are some free charting platforms i can use for Gold & Crude Oil?

What happens if petroleum is not drilled?

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

If an oil reserve is not tapped, are there any environmental threats? This is specifically about undrilled oil, please stay on topic.

Why should we open up more land for oil drilling?

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

When 57% of of America’s oil reserves on federal land are fully available for drilling? http://www.blm.gov/nhp/spotlight/epca/EPCA_fact_sheet_draft06.htm http://usasearch.gov/search?affiliate=doi.gov&v%3Aproject=firstgov&dom0=www.doi.gov+www.doi.gov+www.blm.gov+www.usbr.gov+www.mms.gov+www.nbc.gov+www.nps.gov+www.osm.gov+www.fws.gov+www.usgs.gov&parsed=true&query=Scientific+Inventory+of+Onshore+Federal+&x=15&y=18 "Total estimated reserves and undiscovered technically recoverable oil: 3.9 billion barrels (Bbbl) " "Total Available for Leasing With Standard Stipulations: Area: 23.1 million acres (39% of the total study area) Estimated reserves and undiscovered technically recoverable oil and […]

Why is Natural Gas prices so high when most of it is obtained domestically?

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Like Petroleum prices are understandable because 90 % is imported and its at the mercy of OPEC. But NG should be under domestic free trade and should find its own price. david Its probably a good idea because with electric you can have thermstats that turn on when some one is in the room. That […]

Can a person buy “rights” to a property (water, mineral, drilling, etc.) without the consent of the landowner?

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Can someone purchase or lease various "rights" (development, mineral, water, drilling, etc) to a piece of property, in this case, land, without the knowledge or consent of the present owner?

Why has the price of oil fallen so sharply recently?

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

How has the US bail out being passed affected the price of oil? Why has the price been so volatile lately, have supply and demand really changed that much?

which university is good for studying petroleum geology?

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

I/ve got a bachelor degree on petroleum geology and i want to get master degree.who can tell me which university i should apply for.my GPA is 3.2,don’t have reserch experience and thesis. please help me!i’ll wait. PS:great oil comany,like Shell,BP,Chevron,slb and so on,the question is which kind of person they will choose,and generally they prefer […]

Should states that refuse to drill for oil in their own states should have higher gas tax?

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

than a state that does. For example your state doesn’t have any oil in it your state is exempt. but if your state does have oil in it and it refuse to drill i think those states should pay a lot more in taxes than the states that do.

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

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

An automobile can be converted to run on natural gas or gasoline with the flip of a switch on the dashboard. In the United States of America we have enormous supplies of natural gas. In some parts of the United States natural gas is very cheap. The natural gas sells for 60 to 70 cents […]

why shouldnt the US explore and drill for oil and natural gas in the ANWR?

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

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Can vinegar pe produced from crude oil?

Monday, January 18th, 2010

Is it possible to produce vinegar from the hydrocarbons found in crude oil? Is it a common practice? What is the process of producing vinegar from said hydrocarbons?

If a Railroad is abandoned who gets the land under the tracks and the right-away?

Monday, January 18th, 2010

also what if nobody buys the land, does the rr property go to who ever’s land backs up to the tracks?What if two land owners land back up to the rr property do you split the rr property down the middle, just wondering, ive asked many heads i work with and they don’t seem to […]