Archive | April, 2011
Prevention of Oil Blowouts

Prevention of Oil Blowouts

Engineers and workers on oil production sites receive extensive training on how to prevent dangerous blowouts from occuring at oil wells.

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Japan’s Nuclear Crisis and the impact on the Energy Sector

The one-two punch disaster in Japan has led many to re-evaluate the role of nuclear energy in the modern economy. Investments are being diverted to natural energy sources as they are expected to be safer and more abundant.

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Geothermal energy emerging on the front of the stage

France and other nations implementing geothermal energy systems to generate electricy without burning fossil fuels.

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Sanctions made against the oil companies in Libya

Investing in Libyan oil has become a high risk activity in recent weeks as the international powers have begun freezing assets and outlawing transactions with the oil industry.

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Iraqi oil pipeline expected online

Oil executives announced that oil exports from Iraq to Turkey are expected to be online by Monday.  This follows the recent incident involving damage to a critical pipeline that ceased the oil deliveries from the region. A recent bomb explosion carried out by armed insurgents brought oil shipments from Beiji to an abrupt halt. The [...]

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South Texas Oil Fields

South Texas Oil Fields

Learn more about the geological and lithological history of Texas to find out why oil wells in Texas continue to be lucrative.

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