Archive for February, 2010

Neighbors smoking in out duplex and it's coming through our heaters?

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

I am 5 months pregnant and have a 18 month old, we moved here 2 months ago and have noticed that the neighbors cigarette smoke is coming through our heaters. I have already contacted our land lord but he is not clear if they own that side of the duplex or not. He did call […]

With Oil price going back under $100, is there a chance Airlines will cut prices after all recent price hikes?

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

They added fees for checked bags, meals, reservations. They increased number of miles needed for rewards etc etc. All due in part by high oil prices. With oil back below 0, will they readjust prices?

How does ethanol work in a chemical perspective when it is mixed with petroleum to be used as fuel?

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

I’m writing a research paper on this and I need sources so if you look up anything, then please include the source. If you know something about this topic, then just go ahead and post it.

Why did Exxon have to be prodded into drilling for oil?

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

Exxon Mobil says it has begun drilling at Alaska’s Point Thomson oil and gas field. Patrick McGinn, a company spokesman, says drilling operations were launched Friday. In February, Exxon returned eight of its Point Thomson leases that were part of 13 added to the field in 2002. Exxon had promised to drill wells and begin […]

Drilling for water in a old oil field?

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

I am purchasing five acres in southwest New York State. The land is about 2300 feet in elevation and was part of an oil and gas field during the oil boom. I have checked the USGS website and found approximately 20 oil and gas wells have been drilled on the property and are now capped. […]

Estimate the amount of carbon put into the atmosphere in 1 year by the consumption of crude oil in the US ?

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Estimate the amount of carbon put into the atmosphere in 1 year by the consumption of crude oil in the United States. Assume U.S. crude oil consumption is at 20 million barrels/day and the energy content of a barrel of oil is 45 x10^18 J/barrel. Carbon emissions is at 20 megatons C per 10^18J. How […]

what's the difference between oil&gas and petroleum engineering?

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

i’m about to choose my major, but i’m curious about the difference between oil &gas and petroleum engineering?

Can you debate my opinion as to the fate of the human race?

Friday, February 26th, 2010

What’s your opinion as to these points? Unfortunately, the human race is predisposed to failure. Here are just three of the reasons why. 1) The human race is predisposed to procrastination which means that we will never try to fix something until it’s "in our face". Even then, it has to be "absolutely" proven that […]

Can Hamas be firing rockets into Israel to push the price of oil higher?

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Iran is suffering severe budget shortfalls because of low oil prices on the international market. Hamas is funded by the state of Iran. Could Hamas be acting under the direction of Iran to push oil prices higher? It interesting to note that no rocket attacks on Israel were happening when oil was over 0 a […]

Do you support off-shore drilling? Why or why not?

Friday, February 26th, 2010

I’m wondering what the general consensus is out there regarding the pursuit of homeland energy sources such as off-shore drilling and domestic oil, gas and shale development? Do you think it will help to bridge us to alternate energy and provide independence from foreign sources sooner?

What petroleum derivatives are in computers?

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Also, what alternatives could be used that are not petroleum based?

Real estate attorneys; a right of way question please?

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

My wife recently purchased a property from a neighbor here in the Tayud area. It has a decent right of way and there are over a dozen different homes on the right of way (none of the people are related to the right of way owner). The man who claims to have bought all of […]

why are natural gas prices rising too are we almost out of natural gas too this is getting so ridiculous?

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

you have to make life decisions at the pump 4.00 for gal milk for my child or 4.00 a gal for gas how do the expect min wage to live .hey cant make it to work today .why? cant afford gas . something has to give if gas goes up more economy is going to […]

Why does Pelosi and the Democrats insist on playing politics with gas prices?

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Pelosi asks president to quit stock piling oil & gas. This is totally stupid it will mean nothing at all. The congress needs to address imediate drilling off shore and in ANWAR this needs to be sent directly to the refineries that are now in operation and take the place of foreign oil then consider […]

How to get conditioning stuff containing petroleum jelly out of your hair?

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

I’m white and I got this stuff from the ethnic aisle in Rexall called African Gold Coconut Oil Hair Conditioner. It says it contains Petrolatum… I left it in overnight, and I’m trying to wash it out and its not working too well. How can I get this out while still having the conditioning effects […]

Do you think the price of oil and gas will ever come back down?

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

What are your feelings about gas prices ever returning to .99 a gallon or even .50 a gallon. Or will oil prices ever return to below 0.00 a barrell again anytime in the near future?

Regarding the recently Glorietta2 explosion on Makati Philippines- Will the owner holds accountable?

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

The owner of Glorietta2 is the multi-millionaire Ayala land corp., since the investigation of the explosion on Glorietta, the PNP is now clear to state that industrial explosion is the culprit of the said tragedy. Now the question- can Ayala be sued by the families who lost their love ones in the said establishment? Let […]

What do you think about drilling our oil now?

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Please read the link details before you answer. This was Russia just 10years ago. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/inatl/longterm/russiagov/stories/russia083098.htm Then they started to Drill their Oil and Gas and selling it. 1998 Russian air force was surviving by letting Tourist fly in Migs so they can eat. Today the Russian Army is powerful and well fed again, how you […]

What will 8,800 barrels of petroleum do to a body of water?

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

For instance, when the MV Dona Paz collided with the oil tanker Vector, what kind of toll did it take on the environment?

If oil is poison to the environment, why are we still using road asphalting? Asphalt being made from crude oi?

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

If oil is poison to the environment, why are we still using road asphalting? Asphalt being made from crude oil Everytime it rains, isnt the rain got contaminated the whole citywide? and the water all flows to drain then to sea?? We were taught to dispose properly used engine oil , but isnt this citywide […]

Are there any lawyers here? I need help?

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

I think this is about imminent domain. My family has lived in a compound for many years now. There are three properties on the said compound with different titles. There is another title for the Right of Way. Recently, our local government has just bought two parcels of land (Right of way is not included) […]

Mineral rights question; for home owners; the “Do’s & Don’t”.?

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Where can I find good, free, information about giving permission to oil & gas drilling company to dill under my property. I did this 3 yrs. ago. along with everyone in the collective neighborhood pool. Some have been getting very good checks now. Some of us are getting nothing (me). What does a little home […]

Since Gas Drillers Lost 80% in 4 Months, Will Pelosi & T Boone Figure Natural Gas is a Great Idea?

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Do you remember the commercials where T Boone Pickens says we should use natural gas in cars and use wind to make electricity? Chesapeake Energy bought all kinds of leases but will let them go unexplored because natural gas prices have fallen so much. We can’t use natural gas if they don’t drill for it. […]

Why do so many petroleum engineers die every year?

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

I heard alot of petroleum engineers die every year, that is the reason why they get paid alot. Most people seem to hate it and want to get out after a year of working there. Why is this?

Folks will not give access to property, what can be done here in maryland?

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

A property owner gave my parents a right of way they’ve used for more tham 30 years,, a group of people crought the land ,and do not want to give us access to our property. What can be done, the mail still come to the right of way address? The original right of way has […]