Oil Industry

Some articles on oil, oil industry:

Energy Policy Of Kazakhstan - Primary Energy Sources - Oil
... Kazakhstan is estimated to have around 30 billion barrels (4.8×109 m3) of crude oil reserves, which place it eleventh in the world ... In 2000s, the oil production has increased rapidly due to foreign investment and improvements in production efficiencies ... In 2006, Kazakhstan produced 54 million tons of crude oil and 10.5 million tons of gas condensate 565,000,000 bbl (89,800,000 m3), which makes Kazakhstan eighteenth-largest oil producer in the world ...
California Proposition 87 (2006) - Arguments in Favor
... Passage of 87 will make the oil industry pay from their profits for their fair share of research into cleaner energy ... It would also make the oil industry pay the same drilling fees as they pay in other states ... thousands of jobs and decrease American dependence on oil from Saudi Arabia and Iraq ...
Political Issues In Kuwait - Oil Industry - Proposed Joint Venture With Dow Chemical
... was "very risky" in light of the global financial crisis and low oil prices ... over the deal mounted in Kuwait, Oil Minister Mohammed al-Eleim defended the venture as profitable, saying it was carefully studied by international consultants for over two years ...
Abadan Crisis Timeline - Background
... a coalition of parties and groups comes together with the goal of moving Iran's oil resources from British to Iranian control. 1946 March Oil workers at Abadan strike for better housing, decent health care and enforcement of Iranian labor laws. 1949 May Supplemental oil agreement offer by the British - guarantees royalty payments by AIOC "would not drop below 4 million pounds", a reduced area in which it would be allowed to drill, and a ...
History Of Santa Barbara, California - After World War II
101 through town tracts of low-cost housing, especially on the Mesa, where oil derricks were removed and replaced by houses and the building of Lake ... clean industries such as aerospace and technology in preference to the oil industry which had already marred many local landscapes with abandoned wells and sumps ... The oil industry moved most of its local operations offshore during the 1950s and 1960s ...

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