Archive for September, 2011

How many jobs would it takes to get to $140 barrel oil again like in 2008?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Obama has already opened up drilling in Alaska and offshore, we have not gotten our jobs back and we are still paying .50-4.00 gallon. Even if we nationalizes the oil itself and just pay the companies to get it our of the ground for us it still would not be enough to get jobs just […]

how much petroleum jelly do you give the cat?

Monday, September 5th, 2011

To help with hairballs, it is recommended to let the cat lick petroleum jelly off your finger. How much?

Will Republicans agree to cut corporate tax breaks?

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

As part of a deal to raise the debt ceiling, will Republicans agree to cut corporate tax breaks for oil and gas drilling, and cut socialist price supports and payments for farms? How about money losing below market cattle grazing on federal lands and money losing timber sales? Here’s a list of cuts and money […]

Should America switch to natural gas (even if people get rich in the process)?

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

I got an email from the local TEA Party, part of which is below. My reply below that. What do you think, should America switch to natural gas? ____________________________ START The Pickens Plan and Crony Capitalism I still find it strange when those who claim they believe in free enterprise, limited government, reducing government intervention […]

Florida Everglades – what kind of future for wildlife?

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

POSTED at Travel – > Orlando The Everglades is a protected wilderness area in Florida; does it have a long future or will it be subject to oil and gas drilling? One candidate in Presidential Campaigning says "Yes" — Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said Sunday that she would consider oil and natural gas drilling […]

Why is there a petroleum oil connector in my UPS shipment?

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

Something strange happened when I opened a package that I ordered online. Not only was what I ordered in the box, but there was also a large and heavy piece of metal pipeline, which was labeled "petroleum oil connector" inside the box as well. The box was severely taped up, as if it had fallen […]

How has Crude Oil had detrimental effects on the Enhanced Greenhouse Effect?

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

I’m just in the process of writing an essay for an upcoming Geography assessment and i was wondering if anyone could help me in this area. I can’t seem to find much useful information on the internet on how Crude Oil and Petroleum has had an effect on the Enhanced Greenhouse Effect. Any useful links […]

What step should i take to become a petroleum engineer after highschool?

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

what courses should i take in college, basically how do i become a petroleum engineer. step by step information on how to become a petroleum engineer right after high school, i dont really need an overveiw of what petroleum engineer is, or what they do, or salary ect.. if you can provide a link to […]

Can anyone explain this Horizontal Pooling Formula used for pooling leases in Oil and Gas?

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

I’m mainly concerned about the numbers that are used and their meanings. A(acreage)= [L (actual lateral length drilled) x 0.11488 + 160] x 1.5 = 584.64 (rounded up to the nearest number evenly divisible by 40)

why isn't bho being held responsible for the current gas prices ?

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

okay, gas was .86 in 2008. now it’s almost $ 5.00. Why is there not more outrage over this matter ? he stopped oil drilling in the gulf, and refused to drill in the USA. we have plenty of oil and natural gas that can be easily converted for our cars, so what’s the deal […]

Why are we paying $3.85 gallon when Obama has opened up drilling in Alaska and off shore drilling?

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

We are in the anger stage now so I guess I am in the waiting stage. http://www.wsws.org/articles/2011/aug2011/dril-a16.shtml http://abcnews.go.com/WN/Politics/obama-opens-offshore-drilling-oil-gas-exploration/story?id=10249811 .

is it smart to look for a degree in petroleum engineering ?

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

im one of these people that likes a challenge. i love math and science because they challenge me , im still 14 and looking through colleges and i want to learn petroleum engineering. is it too hard ? it has alot to do with chemistry and math and stuff i want to know if the […]

Is it possible to power vehicles with natural gas?

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Also, if it’s possible, because natural gas is so cheap, wouldn’t it much cheaper than gas/diesel? It seems like a much better option in terms of price/gallon and environmentally as well.