Archive for May, 2010

Why did the price of Crude Oil drop in the recession?

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Can someone explain briefly why the price of Crude Oil dropped during the recession? Just like generally..

Squatters rights in Illinois?

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Anyone know a website I can search about Squatters rights in Southern Illinois. I have owned my property for 9 years and my new neighbors have started mowing into my property. Now, out here in the country no one has had any of their land surveyed. So, if my neighbor has his land surveyed and […]

How many hours does a petroleum engineer works a week?

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

I dont want to have a job that keeps me away from my family.

What would be the real-world effect of drilling in ANWR?

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Interestingly, not much said on the subject from oil companies, but plenty of hot air from politicians and media talking-heads; that makes me very suspicious. What I have heard is that the fields wouldn’t be online for ten years, so what is expected to happen NOW? Oil/gas prices certainly aren’t going to drop, dependence on […]

How much has the price of oil fallen in four weeks? Has “demand” fallen by the same level?

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

If not, how does Fox News explain their theory of "supply and demand" in reference to the price of oil? Why has the price of oil fallen so drastically without drilling for more of it either offshore or in Alaska?

we own land jointly with a sibling. If Sib has not put into land in ANY way in 15+ years, Can we legaly get it

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Land is owned jointly, last survivor gets it. One sibling has NOT paid any taxes, or put any money into land for some 15 plus years. Is their a legal law out there that gives us the right to take over as sole owners because we are the only ones who have invested any money […]

Why are we so SELF-DESTRUCTIVE in the U.S.A.?????

Monday, May 24th, 2010

I just read this headline and cannot believe my eyes. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080707/ap_on_re_us/wild_horses_euthanasia I admit I have not read article yet, mainly because I hate news dealing with unnecessary death of animals. But unless these horses are sick or a danger to human beings, why destroy them??? If OIL has indeed reached its peak, and even if […]

Is Earth gravitational forces being put out of whack due mining & drilling & being placed elsewhwere?

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Oil and gas are being pumped out of the ground at a rate we’ve never seen before and being displaced into the atmosphere IE. Airplanes, Ships spewing their exhausts and minerals being mined and going to other parts of the world from their origins? Would all this movement of resources have an effect on the […]

How is Petroleum Coke transformed into energy?

Monday, May 24th, 2010

I’m writing a paper on this, and I can’t seem to find any good sites that will tell me about the energy process. Links would be helpful!

Renters rights in the state of Tennessee.?

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Can the landlord up rates in middle of the lease or do they have to wait? Also Is 14 days notice of such increase ‘advanced’ notice? We rent mobile home which land and home is owned by same people ( moble home park ) and lot rent went up for owners who rent lots from […]

How much is the price of oil gonna be if UK decides to invade Iran?

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

Thanks to the republican voters, we are already paying double than what we were before the miser was elected/stole the presidency. I know that they think the price of gas is not that high because they are so brainwashed, but if america or britain start another war in the middle east oil is sure to […]

Whats the best paid job on an oil rig?.?

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

Rig supervisor? Process control engineer? Drilling engineer. I am currently studying instrumentation and process control and I am very interested in a career on an oil/gas rig.

Founding fathers originally only wanted educated voters, right?

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

I see now why the founding fathers only wanted educated voters (land owners, etc…) because they did not want people to stupidly vote based on popularity. This election has turned into American Idol. the fathers were way ahead of their time, too bad after the voting laws changed, we became a nation of idiots. since […]

How many BTUs in 1 gal of propane, and in 1 gal of natural gas?

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

I am trying to quote the cost difference using a system with propane versus natural gas. The system uses 25-35 gallons of propane. I have been quoted local energy prices in gallons ({content}.14/gal nat gas vs .40/gal propane). Thank in advance!

Why do most Americans hate the Planet Earth so much?

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100513/ap_on_bi_ge/us_gulf_oil_spill_poll The poll also found that the public still supports the idea of drilling offshore for oil and gas. By 50 percent to 38 percent, more people favor increased coastal drilling for oil and gas than oppose it.

The prices of oil, gasoline, and other petroleum products, which are key inputs in production, have been decre

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

The prices of oil, gasoline, and other petroleum products, which are key inputs in production, have been decreasing in recent months. Other things being equal, which of the following is likely to occur in the U.S. economy as a result of the decline in oil prices? (a) An increase in the unemployment rate. (b) A […]

The owner of the barn I board my horse at complains when I question my horse being blanketed?

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

Unfortunatly, I have to board my horse at a public barn because I do not have enough land for him at my house, and I worry about him in the winter. My horse along with all of the other horses at this barn do not have any kind of shelter such as a lean-to, or […]

What is the ticker symbol for the price of oil?

Friday, May 21st, 2010

I would like to add the commonly quoted price of oil to the list of things tracked on my Yahoo! portfolio, and was wondering if Yahoo has a ticker symbol for this value. I misspoke in my original question. I’m not really looking for a ticker symbol. I’m looking for a Yahoo Finance symbol that […]

Petroleum Geology question that deals with types of traps?

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Oil has migrated through a gently-dipping, poorly cemented sandstone layer. Up-dip, the sandstone grades laterally into a well-cemented zone. What type of trap is this? I know it is a stratigraphic trap, but we are supposed to give the specific type of stratigraphic trap. Thanks for the help though

Are high oil prices an excuse to finally demand to drill off the coast a product of oil company promoters?

Friday, May 21st, 2010

It seems awfully strange that the steady unexplained rise in oil and gas prices have caused some political leaders to seem to suddenly come up with the idea that offshore oil drilling should be no longer banned. Never mind that the danger to ocean life as well as human life is so great. Sure, we […]

Bought 2 acre of land from a man, and found out 1 of the acres was not his to sell. What can I do?

Friday, May 21st, 2010

We bought 2 lots of land 120 x 364 each which totals 240 wide x 364 deep from a man that showed us where the land began by a survey pole. That was the land we wanted and thought be bought. Then we went to have it surveyed after we paid for the land and […]

Cost to have a Solar or Wind Powered House?

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

You see these every so often on the news or on youtube. Last Earth day, one of the tv stations interviewed a couple who’s house ran solely on windpower, infact, they had so much excess energy, they were running dozens more appliances than they needed to with no problem. I’ve heard that people in Germany […]

Are we refilling the Strategic Petroleum Reserves right now while crude is low?

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

With crude at an all time low, now would be the time to fill it to the brim. After all, we might have to sell it to China to pay off some of our debt.

Why are our Senators and Representatives falling for oil Company Lies?

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Increased domestic drilling will not lower the price of gas for American consumers. So why are our elected officials buying it? Under pressure to help consumers, many of our members of Congress are wrongly giving in to the oil and gas industry’s multi-million dollar lobbying campaign to open protected lands and waters to drilling. The […]

a petroleum company has two different sources of crude oil.?

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

the first source provides crude oil that is 55% hydrocarbons. The second one provides oil that is 95% hydrocarbons. In order to obtain 40 gallons of crude oil that is 90% hydrocarbons, how many gallons of crude oil must be used from each of the two sources?