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  • Petroleum

    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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  • 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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  • Petroleum

    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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  • Petroleum Exploration

    Petroleum Exploration and Production consists of four major processes of exploration‚ well-development‚ production and site abandonment. In this assignment‚ we had chosen the major process of exploration and production. Petroleum Exploration is conducted to find and detect the site which contains oil or natural gas. Visible surface features such as oil seeps‚ natural gas seeps‚ pockmarks provide basic evidence of hydrocarbon generation. However‚ most exploration depends on highly sophisticated

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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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  • Uses of Petroleum

    Petroleum products are used widely in our everyday lives. They are used to power automobiles produce containers and to keep us warm. Petroleum‚ or crude oil is liquid composed of various organic chemicals. It is found in large quantities below the surface of Earth and is used as a fuel and as a raw material in the chemical industry. The word petroleum comes from the two Latin words "petro" and "leum" "petro" meaning rock and "leum" meaning oil. The chemical composition of all petroleum is principally

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  • Petroleum Engineering

    Graduation Project 10 December 2012 Petroleum Engineering: The Impact on Today’s Society The United States’ dependency for foreign oil is at its all-time high with the demand for oil continuing to grow. Americans depend on oil for transportation‚ heating‚ and power. Within the last five to ten years‚ the growing desire for more efficient ways of fueling has skyrocketed. Petroleum engineering has sparked a revolution throughout the nation. It has made a strong influence on the whole nation but

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  • Petroleum Essay

    PETROLEUM (PRO’S and CON’S) Petroleum has brought great benefits to human civilization; quality of life and dynamic prosperity is caused by this precious resource. It is the lifeline of modern civilization. It is the source of energy for agricultural‚ industrial and transport sectors and sustains essential industries moving. Petroleum currently provides 90 per cent of energy used for transportation‚ and while its benefits are astounding‚ the use of petroleum-based technologies also has cost

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  • Petroleum Engineering

    close look at my Resume will indicate that I majored in the exploitation of oil and gas fields in my undergraduate program and specialized in petroleum engineering‚ a similar specialty‚ in my Master’s program. It may well be asked why I maintain such a close affinity with petroleum. The answer is simple and straightforward—because I was born and I grew up on an oil field and I have cherished a deep love for all that it represent. Even as a child‚ I had a habit of watching for hours how beam-pumping

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  • Petroleum Industry

    PETROLEUM I. HISTORY The petroleum industry includes the global processes of exploration‚ extraction‚ refining‚ transporting (often by oil tankers and pipelines)‚ and marketing petroleum products. Petroleum in an unrefined state has been utilized by humans for over 5000 years. Oil in general has been used since early human history to keep fires ablaze‚ and also for warfare. The largest volume products of the industry are fuel oil and gasoline (petrol). Petroleum is also the raw material for many

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