Archive for December, 2010

Would oil companies be unfairly burdened by Obama's proposed foreign tax plans?

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

One of Obama’s arguments is that multinationals have paid an average tax rate of just 2% on their foreign revenues. While this may be true for companies that choose to have operations in countries with very low tax rates, the oil industry goes to resource-rich countries and operates under tax regimes that are often onerous. […]

what do you think of british petroleum as a long term investment?

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

i know bad news is coming out all of the time on bp. years ago exxon has the valdez problem and came back strong. thank you y/a people.

hey i need your guys help with some home work please?

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

1 Beginning in the late 19th century, many Jewish people immigrated to Palestine in the hope of eventually establishing a Jewish state. In 1948, Israel became an independent country. In the following years, Arab and Israeli armies fought several wars. A major reason for this conflict was that Arab countries A) feared Israeli urbanization would […]

Should Big Oil get $18 Billion in subsidies when they're making record profits?

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

Top oil executives said Tuesday that despite their industry’s record profits, Congress should continue granting them billion in annual tax subsidies and expand drilling in areas that are now off-limits. ExxonMobil Corp. Senior Vice President Stephen Simon told a House committee that "stable" tax policies "are essential to encouraging needed investments." And Chevron Corp. Vice […]

Shouldn’t the cost of a barrel of oil be solely the price it takes to extract it?

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

You don’t see people investing in microwaves, and the number of people who invest in microwaves is not a huge factor of the price of a microwave.

how is magnetics useful in petroleum exploration?

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

petroleum is not magnetics, yet it is used in the petroleum industry. how is it done?

Why did Republican delegates chant “drill baby, drill” at their convention?

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

During Giuliani’s speech at the GOP convention, the Republican delegates broke into a "drill baby, drill" chant. http://climateprogress.org/2008/09/05/drill-baby-drill-the-moment-the-republic-died/#more-3729 I don’t understand this. Currently oil companies hold the rights to drill on offshore land with 34 billion barrels of oil estimated below. California is not going to allow drilling off our coast, which leaves potentially another […]

Mother being evicted – Property Law – Florida?

Friday, December 24th, 2010

My mother has lived on the "family farm" for over 20 years. Her mother and father passed away and she continued living there, the uncle (owner) gave her a piece of paper stating she could live there for the rest of her life. But nothing legal. He is still alive and i think has signed […]

Do John McCain’s connections to the oil industry concern you?

Friday, December 24th, 2010

McCain recently tapped William Timmons to conduct a study in preparation for the presidential transition should he win the election. http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1840722,00.html Timmons is a lobbyist, and he and his company are currently receiving 0k per year from the American Petroleum Institute. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joseph-romm/why-did-mccain-sell-out-t_b_132269.html More than 20 top McCain advisers and fundraisers have lobbied for the oil […]

What is the relationship between oil, petroleum, gasoline, and fossil fuels?

Friday, December 24th, 2010

Like, what is made from what.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of crude oil?

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

i cant seem to find the answer to this question anywhere it would be extrememly helpful if anyone could give me a few ads. and disads. of crude oi. thanks

i knw u ppl must b sick of Jonas by now,but what if a gift intended 4 Nick landed in Kevin's hands. it did?

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

will pick get to the right owner? ( guitar pick)

Do John McCain’s connections to the oil industry concern you?

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

McCain recently tapped William Timmons to conduct a study in preparation for the presidential transition should he win the election. http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/… Timmons is a lobbyist, and he and his company are currently receiving 0k per year from the American Petroleum Institute. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joseph-rom… More than 20 top McCain advisers and fundraisers have lobbied for the oil […]

What is petroleum jelly made of?

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

what is petroleum jelly made of?

Price of oil – Not linked to Bush?

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Yesterday I asked the Bush bashers to prove to me that Bush had direct control of the price of oil. Not one answer to prove what you libs are bashing. Here is the question: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/?qid=20071031064514AAkCvhP Since you cannot provide me or prove to others on this web site that Bush has had a direct impact […]

Why have the tree huggers caused the energy prices to surge?

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

The cost of oil, natural gas, electricity are all at record highs. Refineries are at capacity, Electric plants cant supply enough, and america cant drill for its own resorces. Are they in the pocket of big energy?

Blocking a established drain . . . can you do it?

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

This is a good one, and one that not many people can answer. There’s not even a mention to this question in my state’s property legislation. My neighborhood has a little problem that occurs maybe 4 to 5 times a year. The area, especially that of myself and my neighbors on each side, slightly slopes […]

Why do liberals think that taxing the oil companies will bring the price of gas down?

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Are they just looking for someone to punish because gas prices are so high? Don’t they know that the price of gas will go up to cover the tax increase? Don’t they realize that taxes on gasoline are four times as much as the oil companies profits? Don’t they realize that most of these profits […]

What are the environmental impacts of Petroleum Mining?

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

What problems are caused by these effects? What stage of production are these effects caused in?

Would these political points be Left or Right?

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

– All citizens of the State shall be equal as regards rights and duties. – The first duty of every citizen must be to work mentally or physically. The activities of the individual may not clash with the interests of the whole, but must proceed within the frame of the community and be for the […]

Do you favor or oppose a new seven-year ban on offshore drilling in the Gulf and along the Eastern seaboard?

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

A new seven-year ban on oil and gas drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and along eastern seaboard was put in place two weeks ago. The administration lifted the long-standing ban on offshore drilling in March but almost immediately restored it following the BP oil leak disaster in the Gulf. The ban was lifted […]

What happens when I put Potassium metal into Bromine and add in petroleum?

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

My uncle said it’ll make a good tasting drink that tastes like lemonade. Is this true? Should I try it?

Now the petrol and crude oil prices are slashed down. whether it will be remain constant or?

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

The asian countries inflation is decided mainly on the price of crude oil and petrol. because of that only ,the countries basic needs are fulfilled and if the petrol or Diesel prices are low, then the transportation of the products will be cheap. so global market and also local country market and mainly people are […]

What are the good effects of Oil Price Hike?

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Please answer this question briefly.

Since more cars are being made to get better gas mileage, therefore spend less money on gas, does that…..?

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

increase the cost of gas in the long run? Because If there is less demand, then the cost goes up right? So isnt getting better gas mileage worse for the price of gas? Or is it more about the environment. Which by the way, global warming is a plot to get everyone scared and spending. […]