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Petroleum is an oily, thick flammable liquid, a mixture of various solid, liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons. Hydrocarbons are molecules that comprise of Hydrogen and Carbon. Petroleum is the general term for "unprocessed" crude oil. It is present beneath the Earth's surface (Lithosphere) and forms when trapped, decomposed dead organisms buried in the sedimentary rock, and are heated under the immense pressure of new sedimentary layers over time (fossil fuel). The heat and pressure distilled the organic...

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specialized in petroleum engineering. Therefore I submit my application for the position of MSc Degree in Petroleum Geoscience for Reservoir Development and Production, University of Manchester. I am confident that I have the technical qualifications to meet the course requirements as I strongly believe by completing this course will serve my goal of a career in Oil and Gas industry or involved in research oriented organization. I have completed a four years Degree of engineering in Petroleum at UTM and...

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TITLE: MW Petroleum Corporation: A Valuation Approach on Real Assets ABSTRACTOR SUMMARY Valuation is the estimation of an asset’s value, whether real or financial, based on variables perceived to be related to future investment returns, on comparison with similar assets, or, when relevant, on estimates of immediate liquidation proceeds (Pinto, Henry, Robinson, Stowe; 2010). Correct valuation of real assets can present challenges to financial analysts. Different models can be used to arrive...

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Petroleum Crisis

rich, but what about the poor people or so called middle class. What will they do if the prices are too high to afford? Petroleum is something that we all need to go from place to place, anyways most of us do; four to five years ago, when I first came to Canada, the gas prices were quite low, but in the past 2-3 years, it is still increasing up to date. Prices of toasters and petroleum etc shouldn't increase because we are getting our taxes cut and on top of that our level of price for the gas has increased...

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Petroleum Products

PCRA aims at making oil conservation a national movement. As part of its mandate, PCRA is entrusted with the task of creating awareness amongst the masses about the importance, methods and benefits of conserving petroleum products & emission reduction. To take the message to the people, PCRA uses all possible and effective media for mass communication. These include electronic and press media e.g. TV, Radio, Electronic displays; Press at the National and State level printed literature for specific...

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Petroleum Price Analysis

ARTICLE TITLE: FACTORS THAT DRIVE PRICEY OF PETROLEUM In Malaysia, RON 95 and RON 97 petrol has increased prices from years to years. Not only in Malaysia, but all the countries in the world are facing same trouble, petroleum prices keep increase until it become a economics burden for community. Petroleum prices $36.7 per litre in 1983. In 2005, it has increased to $79.9 per litre and last year, it also has increased to $134.1 per litre. So, what are the factors affecting the prices? First, we...

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British Petroleum Spill of 2010

British Petroleum spill of 2010 Over the past decade our country has experienced many catastrophes that have literally crippled the nation economically, socially, and financially. Most recently, our country has begun another crisis, this time in the Gulf of Mexico. British Petroleum’s underwater pipeline, Deepwater Horizon, catastrophically failed and began spewing hundreds of thousands of barrels of petroleum daily. Currently BP plans to create a relief pipeline to fix the Deepwater Horizon...

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Hydrocarbons: Petroleum and Organic Matter

a fine-grained, amorphous organic matter. It is not soluble to normal petroleum solvents, like carbon disulfide. Its chemical composition is 75% C, 10% H, 15% other (sulfur, oxygen, nitrogen, etc.). It is very important in the formation of hydrocarbons because it is what generates oil and gas. Source rocks must contain significant amounts of kerogen. Asphalt: Asphalt is a solid at surface temperatures. It is soluble to petroleum solvents. It is produced by the partial maturation of kerogen or the...

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Pioneer Petroleum Analysis

Pioneer Petroleum Corporation's (PPC) has been through a diverse amount of changes throughout the years. They were originally were a merger of several different independent firms operating in the oil refining, pipeline transportation, and industrial chemicals fields. PPC then integrated vertically into exploration and production of crude oil and marketing refined petroleum products, but horizontally into plastics, agricultural chemicals, and real estate development. They decided to restructure...

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petroleum engineering

Gouanet 1 Cedric Gouanet Professor Dingee English 1301 February 23, 2014 Petroleum Engineering Petroleum engineering is a field of engineering concerned with the activities related to the production of crude oil or natural gas. Crude oil is a truly nontoxic, natural, and biodegradable product. It is the most important natural resource of the industrialized nations. It can generate heat, drive machinery and fuel vehicles and airplanes. Its components are used to manufacture almost all chemical...

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