Archive for September, 2010

Does Israel follow Eminent Domain procedures?

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

With all rhetoric aside, does the Israeli Government or private individual first begin litigation procedures in an established court of law for a ruling whether they have the right to take a certain portion of land in Palestine, and, if the court determines that the government/private individual has the right to take that given portion […]

Obama approves a new oil well off Louisiana?

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Federal regulators have approved the first new Gulf of Mexico oil well since President Barack Obama lifted a brief ban on drilling in shallow water. The Minerals Management Service on Wednesday granted a drilling permit sought by Bandon Oil and Gas for a site about 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana. Obama has extended […]

Should current crude oil prices really be that high?

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

While acknowledging that current oil reserves worldwide are continuously being depleted, it seems to me that oil prices are now being governed not by supply and demand issues, but are being fuelled ( pun intended) by artificial worries based on "What if" scenarios, none of which have actually happened. Are we then just being taken […]

My friend is allergic to the petroleum in condoms. any suggestions?

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

are there any condoms without petroleum in it?

With oil prices on the rise I am wondering at what price per barrell of crude oil will alternatives be cheaper

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

I am asking this as an investment. I realize oil prices are currently arround but if those prices continue to climb countries such as Saudi Arabia and Dubai will surely lower prices to make sure that alternatives do not become a better and cheaper alternative. If we know this price we know the absolute highest […]

Natural gas safety?

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Because of high electricity price, more and more people are considering switching to natural gas as heating resources, especially in midwest area. But I have read/watched numerous accidents involving natural gas that caused explosion in both residential and business properties, and fatal death in spite of detailed safety installment procedures followed by the gas companies. […]

I'm trying to find out what rights I have when it comes to dealing with a mineral right owner.?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

I’m having alot of problems with the oil well workers leaving gates open, trash, pipes laying everywhere. I even had one cuss me out and tell me he will do what he damn well pleases on my land. I’ve contacted the owners and they say they will take of it but never do. I’m sure […]

Why won't the liberals let us drill in the Gulf and Alaska for Oil? And WHY SO MANY gas formulations?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/070506/gas_prices.html?.v=4 Lundberg Survey Shows Gas Prices Surge to Record U.S. Average of .07 Per Gallon I filled up my Sienna minivan this morning and it cost me over at .27 per gallon. It is the MANY gas formulas mandated around the country that keep our gas prices so high. We HAVE to use ethynol here […]

Does anybody know if petroleum supply specialists are getting killed a lot in Iraq?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

If anyone could provide a link to an article regarding this questions it will be greatly appreciated.

i need a good book to read?

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

i like reding about stuff that gets you thinking like history being retold in a fictional or true story like ive read HUSH by donna jo napoli and BRIAR ROSE by jane yolen and I AM APACHE by tanya landman.

This question is about the gas and oil problems……………..?

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

I would like to know why we continue to buy oil from OPEC nations but yet we drill off of our own shores, pipe in from Alaska, and own several rigs in the pacific near Mexico and refine it here? Why are we not using our own fuel and rather ship to an off shore […]

I wanna complete my master degree in petroleum engineering in USA?

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

I am from Egypt, and I graduated this summer as a petroleum engineer from cairo university. My dream is to complete my high studies in the states but i have no money to afford studying there.

how does a 1 dollar increase in the price of oil per barrel, affect the price at the pumps?

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

for instance… the price of oil increases 1 dollar per barrel and the price at the pump goes up 10 cents?

What do Americans call gas?

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

If Americans call petrol ‘gas’, then what do they call gas? For example, natural gas that you cook with… Like when they talk about the price of gas, how are you supposed to know whether they’re talking about petrol prices or central heating prices?!

Did 'big oil companies' have 'obscene' losses in the 1980s and early 1990s?

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Do people understand that oil wells have a 15-20 year life cycle, that most of the wells producing now were drilled 7-10 years ago? You make an investment decision based on the budgeted return and nobody 10 years ago anticipated that oil prices would be this high now. As a result fewer oil wells were […]

What do religions contribute to the issue of establishing ownership of land, such as the fact that Jews….?

Monday, September 27th, 2010

…..lived in Palestine and called it their home for many centuries until war and displacement removed most of them in the Diaspora for millennia until they returned en masse after WWII? In other words, does religion rule that "squatter’s rights" (that is, occupation of a land after the owners are kidnapped and carried off) trumps […]

Does anyone know why oil sands and oil shale are not used as alternatives to crude oil?

Monday, September 27th, 2010

I have read many articles stating how if oil was over 0 a barrel it would be cheaper for to extract either. In particular, I have an understanding that if these resources were tapped, both in North America, the United States would have more oil than three times Saudia Arabia. I am just confused as […]

Is there a cheap petroleum based solvent available at walmart?

Monday, September 27th, 2010

I need it to clean my skateboard bearings. They’re the metal kind with the unremovable shields. also is there a lube available at walmart i can relube my bearings with?

Why are Democrats being so stupid about drilling for more oil?

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

If it’s supposedly going to take over 5 years to benefit from drilling more oil now, then why didn’t they let oil co’s start 5 years ago? So, by their logic we keep waiting until gas is /gal before they think it’s ok to drill more? Since when does being dependent on OPEC make any […]

who's good at history ?. HELP ME PLEASE!.?

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

Here’s some answer’s i need: 7.Why did spain send exporers to the america’s?. 8.Why did french come to north america?. 9.What were the differences in the way spanish and french exporers treated native american’s?. 10.What difficulties did the colonists face in establishing the Jamestown colony?. 11.How was the Jamestown colony able to survive?. 12.How did […]

Supple/Demand diagram for increase in price of seafood due to BP oil spill?

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

The BP oil spill disaster has had a catastrophic effect on the fishing industry in the Gulf of Mexico. Analysts are predicting increases in the cost of seafood. How do I draw the diagram for this particular situation?

How do you get rid of Petroleum Jelly?

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

I’m trying to get ird of the Petroleum Jelly from my rubix cube. I took it all apart and tried soaking it on water. Then i remembered that PJ is watter resistant. What is there that i can use that gets rid of PJ? I’ve had the jelly there for about a year now

Industries such as local telephone service, natural gas, and?

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

a. highly competitive because of the large numbers of consumers. b. price takers in a competitive market. c. natural monopolies. d. forced to compete with rivals offering many substitute goods and services.

Big Oil…to drill or not to drill?

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Why should we open up more public lands and allow Big Oil to drill in the US? Consider: – The 574 million acres of federal costal water that are off-limits are believed to hold almost 18 billion barrels of oil and 77 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, according to the Interior Department. Sounds like […]

Lumberjack Problem! Economics Related! Help Plz! ?

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Jake, Connor, and Wyatt are lumberjacks living in Oregon. They live next to a state forest that is open to logging. Assume that they are the only three lumberjacks who log this land. Each year, the lumberjacks choose independently how many acres of trees to cut down: specifically, they choose whether to log intensively (that […]