Archive for June, 2010

What are your thoughts now that we know oil drilling technology lacks under water cleanup capabilities?

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Honestly! Now I finally understand why popular mechanics and all the other media, tv, magazines, newspapers have not been doing photos and stories on how (generic) oil companies will plug or stop gas and oil spill accidents. In shallow water and deep water. Disappointing. And how many of you think Bp Gulf of Mexico operation […]

I live in Arizona, and I want to become a Petroleum Geologist. What school should I go to?

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

I live in Phoenix, and ASU recently stopped offering Geological Sciences as a BS and now all they have is the Earth and Space Exploration degree with a concentration in geological sciences. I would much prefer to stay in Phoenix, but I could move to Tucson and go to U of A. If I did […]

Why did the local tribes in Arabia get ownership of the oil?

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

When Settlers Arrive at a New Land, How are the Rights of Aboriginals Determined? There are two cases that I’m most interested in. The English settlers that arrived in Australia. and The English control over the Arabian Penisula prior to 1925. Why did the Bedouins get oil rights, while the Australian Abos did not get […]

Please check grammer 1000wrd paper due tomorrow (Offshore Drilling)?

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Offshore drilling is a key way to extract crude oil and gas from the earth however many people do not understand that the environmental impacts of offshore oil drilling greatly outweigh the economic benefits. For decades there has been great controversy on possible drilling off the coast of British Columbia, the David Suzuki Foundation argues […]

Crude oil price, why do rumors of wars change it dramatically?

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

In the Middle East, why is it that when there is a rumor (not an actual) of war, as in the tension between the Brits and Iran today over the 15 captured marines and soldiers, oil prices spike even if there is no real war and no actual disruption to production or delivery? Supply remains […]

How much longer will it be before President Obama speaks with the head of British Petroleum?

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

It’s been almost 2 months and he’s yet to have a single conversation with the man running BP.

U.S. Constitution question?

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

The constitution is just a piece of paper that gets changed or ignored when those in charge find it to be inconvenient to what they want at the time. It has happened since the constitution was first drafted. This just was proved again when congress signed over the right to declare war over to the […]

When are jobs usually saturated in Calgary? How can one apply for Jobs in Alberta, Canada from overseas?

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

When is it suitable to apply for oil and Gas Company Jobs( Drilling) in Alberta, Canada? From overseas with Perm residence status and APEGGA membership are there any specifics one should know when applying for Jobs in Alberta?

How much petroleum do you think it takes to produce a wind turbine?

Monday, June 28th, 2010

How much petroleum do you think it takes to produce a wind turbine? (shipping parts, painting the structure, plastic parts, installation, manufacturing, shipping of raw materials for manufacturing, mining for the metals, transporting those mined metals, mining for the magnetic parts, shipping those magnetic parts, drilling for the petroleum used to make parts of the […]

What do you think of the federal law giving renters have an added 90 days eviction protection?

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Banks and mortgage companies can no longer require the tenant be removed the same day as the former owner. Once the bank takes the house back, they become the "Land-Lord" They must provide all the same utilities the former land owner provided. And the federal law in effect now until Dec. 2012, gives the tenant […]

Gasoline is produced from crude oil,a nonrenewable resource. Ethanol is mixed with gasoline to produced a fuel?

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Gasoline is produced from crude oil,a nonrenewable resource. Ethanol is mixed with gasoline to produced a fuel called gasohol. Calculate the mass (in grams) of water produced when 66.89 g of ethanol is burned in 56.51 g of oxygen. C2H5OH + O2 → CO2 + H2O

Will the Redneck Riviera just accept that the Gulf will become a safe haven for rampant oil and gas drilling?

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Just kissing the wildlife and beaches goodbye? After all many of the voters there have little love for environmentalists and wouldn’t vote for a Democrat anyway!

Why do Liberals link consumption of petroleum based products to the GOP?

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

What do they think their computers are made out of? How do they think their food was planted, fertilized, harvested, & brought to the store? Do they ever use transportation? Why do so many YA Liberals act so naive about the world they dont understand?

For how long do econmists forcast the high price of oil to continue?

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

What are the economic indicators to watch for to give some idea when the price of oil will significantly fall in price and have a serious effect on the lowering of production of oil thus effecting the world wide day rates for drilling rigs?

Property Right of way?

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

Hi, My family has had land dating back to my great great grandfather. When my mom and uncle were adults, my grandfather gave them each a piece of ground. When we were kids, and still yet today, we only had 1 road back to the back land. The same road my grandfather and his father […]

If Obama pushes for Cap and Trade should Americans push for Impeachment?

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

Reviewing a host of recent studies, Buckley and Mityakov show that estimates of job losses attributable to cap-and-trade range in the hundreds of thousands. The price for energy paid by the American consumer also will rise. The studies reviewed showed electricity prices jumping 5-15% by 2015, natural gas prices up 12-50% by 2015, and gasoline […]

Democrats, Why doesn’t obama want to Drill Now like McCain does? Won’t it lower the price of oil and gas?? ?

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

Maverick i’m just trying to get more answers so calm down!

What are the conditions for getting a vacation refund from British Petroleum?

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

My family was planning a vacation to Destin, Florida starting on the 25 of June and lasting for a week. How can we get a refund from the company- if we can yet. We have insurance on the house that we already paid for (in January or February), but it only applies if someone gets […]

How much salt should I use to make salt water for hermit crabs?

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

I have some aquarium salt, but I don’t have the packaging, so I don’t know how much to add to water to make the right salt proportion in the salt water. I’ve read that land hermit crabs need a bowl of fresh water as well as a bowl of salt water. How much salt do […]

Please edit my research paper on Offshore Drilling due tomorrow. Greatly appriciated!?

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

Offshore drilling is a key way to extract crude oil and gas from the earth however many people do not understand that the environmental impacts of offshore oil drilling greatly outweigh the economic benefits. For decades there has been great controversy on possible drilling off the coast of British Columbia, the David Suzuki Foundation argues […]

How far down do we drill for oil/petroleum?

Friday, June 25th, 2010

I am doing a school project on the petroleum industry and need to know how far down we drill for petroleum? What is the average and the maximum? Please include sources Thanx in advance

Why does the price of gold rise with the price of oil?

Friday, June 25th, 2010

I noticed on the 30yr price history of gold that the 2 major spikes were during the Oil Embargo of the late 70’s and currently.

Can My landlord do that?

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Can my land owner make me pay the water bill, even though for 7years He has.My rental agreement also states that he will. Having Trouble with him ever since his divorce. I also maintain the premises for him, Without Receiving a deduction off of my rent like he has done in the past.also says he […]

Why are the republicans letting US oil companies EXPORT gasoline to other countries?

Friday, June 25th, 2010

But yet they want to drill all over this country knowing full well that it will do nothing to reduce gas prices because oil is bought and sold on the world market. So oil drilled in your back yard goes on the world market.

Why don't more people take an interest in what has been happening in the commodities market in light of?

Friday, June 25th, 2010

events? Currently oil prices have everyone’s attention, so why don’t people take the time to understand how the prices are set and then realize we have had problems (and until recently Congress has only made them worse) with commodity market regulation: Enron drove up California energy prices in 2000-2001, Amaranth doubled natural gas prices in […]