• refineries
  • This paper analyzes factors that affect the exit and expansion of U.S. petroleum refineries using plant-level capacity data from 1947 to 2013. (ftc.gov)
  • Hellenic Petroleum operates three refineries in Greece, in Thessaloniki, Elefsina and Aspropyrgos, which account for 57% of the refining capacity of the country (the remaining 43% belongs to Motor Oil Hellas), and one in Skopje, Macedonia, the OKTA refinery, which is supplied by crude oil through pipelines from Thessaloniki and covers approximately 85% of the country's needs. (wikipedia.org)
  • fossil fuels
  • The use of fossil fuels, such as petroleum, has a negative impact on Earth's biosphere, damaging ecosystems through events such as oil spills and releasing a range of pollutants into the air including ground-level ozone and sulfur dioxide from sulfur impurities in fossil fuels. (wikipedia.org)
  • exploration
  • 1.50 ● EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION Senator visits geothermal project COURTESY PHOTO BP making changes Brock gives Alaska legislators answers about what went wrong at Prudhoe By KRISTEN NELSON the technical directorate, answered some Petroleum News questions on terminology used in the docu- ments, but said he was not in a position to T he reality of the past and the hope of the comment on what went on in the past. (slideshare.net)
  • With law 2289/95, Hellenic Petroleum holds the exclusive rights for exploration and production of hydrocarbons in 62000 km² in Greece. (wikipedia.org)
  • Petroleum geosciences includes exploration, environmental science and technology and recovery of oil and gas which are formed through geological process in the underground. (wikipedia.org)
  • Introduction to Petroleum Exploration for Non-geologists. (wikipedia.org)
  • Desire Petroleum plc was an oil and gas exploration company headquartered in Malvern, England. (wikipedia.org)
  • industry
  • The Federal Trade Commission maintains competition in the petroleum industry, and has invoked all the powers at its disposal - including the investigation of possible antitrust violations, the prosecution of cases, the preparation of studies, and advocacy before other government agencies - to. (ftc.gov)
  • The FTC hosted a public conference to examine two recent studies focusing on the price effects of mergers and concentration in the United States petroleum industry. (ftc.gov)
  • The petroleum industry in Ohio dates from 1859. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pennsylvanian oil rush Indiana Gas Boom Texas oil boom History of the petroleum industry in the United States Marathon Oil Company PG-1, Oil and Gas Fields Map of Ohio (PDF) (Map). (wikipedia.org)
  • Both in Pechelbronn as in Wietze, the coal industry dominated the petroleum technologies. (wikipedia.org)
  • these locations are also associated with early oil and gas exploitation as well as scientific and technological developments, which have grown into the petroleum industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • The name was given because most of the early tenants were associated with the petroleum industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Anglo-American Petroleum Agreement of 1944 tried to extend these restrictions internationally but was opposed by the industry in the United States and so Franklin Roosevelt withdrew from the deal. (wikipedia.org)
  • A torpedo is an explosive device used, especially in the early days of the petroleum industry, to fracture the surrounding rock at the bottom of an oil well to stimulate the flow of oil and to remove built-up paraffin wax that would restrict the flow. (wikipedia.org)
  • The American petroleum industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • company
  • Texas-based energy company Par Petroleum Corporation will terminate its storage and throughput rights at a key gasoline terminal in Hawaii, to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Par's proposed $107 million acquisition of Koko'oha Investments, Inc.'s wholly-owned subsidiary Mid Pac. (ftc.gov)
  • Guarantor: Hellenic Petroleum S.A. The Company is a diversified energy group, active in Greece and Southeast Europe. (ebrd.com)
  • Hellenic Petroleum subsidiaries include the engineering company Asprofos and the polypropylene film production company, DIAXON, whose factory is situated in the industrial area of Komotini. (wikipedia.org)
  • Murco Petroleum Limited is a United Kingdom based oil refining company. (wikipedia.org)
  • In November 1866 he was granted a patent on his torpedo application, and founded the Roberts Petroleum Torpedo Company. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aloha Petroleum, Ltd. is a company that owns numerous convenience stores (Aloha Island Mart) and gas stations (Aloha Quality Gas) in Hawaii, many of which are operated by 7-Eleven convenience stores. (wikipedia.org)
  • The company sells gas under the Boyett Petroleum, Cruisers and Kwik Serv brands, distributes to over 500 gas stations in California and Nevada, and supplies diesel directly to a large segment of California's agricultural community. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the decades that followed the company continued to expand, mostly through organic growth, distributing gas for Valero, 76, ConocoPhillips and ARCO, and by the 1980s Boyett Petroleum was operating ten retail stations from San Jose to Reno and Modesto to Santa Rosa. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2008, Boyett Petroleum acquired wholesale distributor Toms Sierra Company. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gull Petroleum is a Perth, Western Australian based petroleum company, which retails fuel in Western Australia and New Zealand. (wikipedia.org)
  • renewable
  • Alaska resort, which is home to the nation's first low-temperature enues under the new Petroleum Profits Tax, which geothermal renewable electrical project. (slideshare.net)
  • This included a review of Hellenic Petroleum Group's ('HP Group') corporate environmental and social ('E&S') policies, which specifically focused on assessing HP Group's Renewable Energy Sources ('RES') subsidiary's E&S management systems and existing renewable energy operations. (ebrd.com)
  • Organization
  • Open dissension among the members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries prompted heavy selling early in the session, but prices recovered some of the losses late in the session when the oil ministers "appeared to get down to work," said Andrew Lebow, a petroleum analyst in New York with Shearson Lehman-American Express. (latimes.com)
  • Both the Board of Directors and Management of Ultra Petroleum assume the responsibility to integrate Corporate Responsibility considerations into decision-making throughout the organization. (corporate-ir.net)
  • Ultra Petroleum strongly believes that outstanding efforts from its individual employees translate into outstanding results for the organization and ultimately its shareholders. (corporate-ir.net)
  • California
  • SAN FRANCISCO , June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- California policies that have seemingly little to no connection to petroleum use actually provide incentives that drive demand for oil use artificially high in the state. (prnewswire.com)
  • Policies that govern how parking spaces are created and subsidized, how road space is allocated, how local governments fund infrastructure needed for infill development, and how automobile insurers charge premiums were found to be the most impactful in terms of driving petroleum demand in California. (prnewswire.com)
  • By addressing these policies, California could reduce future petroleum use by at least 25 percent. (prnewswire.com)
  • products
  • This conference, a follow-up to an initial conference on this subject in August 2001, sought to elicit information and views on major factors that affect the price of refined petroleum products and the relative importance of each. (ftc.gov)
  • The FTC held an initial public conference to solicit information and views relevant to the major factors affecting the prices of refined petroleum products in the United States, along with the relative importance of such factors. (ftc.gov)
  • As competition continues for a vital resource, the strategic calculations of major and minor countries alike place prominent emphasis on the pumping, refining, transport, sale and use of petroleum products. (wikipedia.org)
  • organic
  • The rise in importance was due to the invention of the internal combustion engine, the rise in commercial aviation, and the importance of petroleum to industrial organic chemistry, particularly the synthesis of plastics, fertilisers, solvents, adhesives and pesticides. (wikipedia.org)
  • The shale or limestone rock containing the organic matter is called the source rock because it is the source, having generated the petroleum. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • Occasionally, petroleum deposits elevated during the formation of mountain ranges have been exposed by erosion to form tar deposits. (britannica.com)
  • Petroleum, in one form or another, has been used since ancient times, and is now important across society, including in economy, politics and technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • rock
  • The petroleum, being less dense than the surrounding water, was expelled from the source beds and migrated upward through porous rock such as sandstone and some limestone until it was finally blocked by nonporous rock such as shale or dense limestone. (britannica.com)
  • Other near-surface deposits of liquid petroleum seep slowly to the surface through natural fissures in the overlying rock. (britannica.com)
  • The vast majority of petroleum deposits, however, lie trapped in the pores of natural rock at depths from 150 to 7,600 metres (500 to 25,000 feet) below the surface of the ground. (britannica.com)
  • A fossil fuel, petroleum is formed when large quantities of dead organisms, usually zooplankton and algae, are buried underneath sedimentary rock and subjected to both intense heat and pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • In his book Dream Pool Essays written in 1088, the polymathic scientist and statesman Shen Kuo of the Song Dynasty coined the word 石油 (Shíyóu, literally "rock oil") for petroleum, which remains the term used in contemporary Chinese. (wikipedia.org)
  • production
  • He is a founding member of the SPE Petroleum Data-Driven Analytics Technical Section and the recipient of the 2015 SPE International Production and Operations Award. (spe.org)
  • when the petroleum reserves are identified the production engineers plan and recover oil using engineering sciences and computer technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Achnacarry Agreement or "As-Is Agreement" was an early attempt to restrict petroleum production, signed in Scotland on 17 September 1928. (wikipedia.org)
  • reserves
  • see salt dome) They are more easily delineated and more prospective than their stratigraphic counterparts, with the majority of the world's petroleum reserves being found in structural traps. (wikipedia.org)
  • includes
  • In December 2010, the 98 Gull service station network was sold to Archer Capital and was then rolled into Archer's Ausfuel business which also includes Choice Petroleum and Peak Petroleum. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • Pakistan Petroleum Limited (Reporting name: PPL or PP) is a multinational, global competitive and one of the largest state-owned mega-corporation of Pakistan. (wikipedia.org)
  • It adopted its current name in 1998, changing from the Public Petroleum Corporation S.A. (DEP), as the result of a corporate reorganization. (wikipedia.org)
  • group
  • Fifteen such policies are identified in a new report, Unraveling Ties to Petroleum: How policy drives California's demand for oil ( www.next10.org ), released today by the nonpartisan, nonprofit group Next 10 and authored by UCLA experts. (prnewswire.com)
  • Deal
  • After the deal Boyett Petroleum had 110 branded accounts and was marketing over 20 million gallons of gas a month. (wikipedia.org)
  • members
  • Petroleum futures fell in volatile trading Monday on the New York Mercantile Exchange as members of OPEC met in a volatile session of their own in Geneva, Switzerland. (latimes.com)
  • Common
  • The straight angles and boxy appearance of the buildings exterior is a common element of the international-style architecture that defines the Petroleum Tower. (wikipedia.org)
  • equal
  • Block 2669-3 (Latif) Block 2668-4 (Gambat) Block-2768-3 (Block-22) Block 3370-3 (Tal) Manzalai field Makori field Mamikhel discovery Maramzai discovery Makori East discovery Tolang discovery Block 3370-10 (Nashpa) Miano gas field Qadirpur gas field Sawan gas field Bolan Mining Enterprises is a joint venture on equal basis between Pakistan Petroleum and the government of Baluchistan (GoB). (wikipedia.org)