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  Oil Field Job - Find an oil field job in 72 hours guaranteed!
Getting an oil field job can be extremely rewarding for you.
Finding your coveted oil field job can often be extremely difficult.
Well, that is pretty much what you would have had to do to find out the oil field job of your choice...
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 Fort Worth Oil Field Accident Lawyer
An oil well blowout burns several workers to death.
These are the kinds of oil field accidents you read about in the paper, hoping they never affect you or someone you care about.
When an oil field worker or someone in a related field is hurt or killed in an oil field accident, they and their families need an advocate who knows the energy business.
www.hartlaw.com /Practice_Areas/25/Fort_Worth/Lawyer/Oil_Field_Accidents   (266 words)

  HD High Definition Oil Pump and Oil Field Royalty Free Stock Footage and H.264 Video by GotHiDef.com
Shots include: Working oil pumps up close and in the Oil Field pumping away to pull crude oil from the ground, silhouettes of pumps against the blue and evening sunset sky, multiple pumps working in the oil fields, and more.
With the Oil Pumps and Oil Field Vol.
his is a perfect clip for your energy-related project, with tight shots on pump jacks in an oilfield, with an oil refinery filling the background.
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  CNN.com - Prices climbing after oil field shutdown - Aug 9, 2006
BP said on Monday it was shutting down the field for an indefinite period after finding "unexpectedly severe corrosion" on one line and a small oil spill, sending oil prices soaring to record highs.
Crude oil prices began climbing as soon as the first BP announcement was made and analysts said consumers could expect an increase in gas prices at the pump.
According to AP, the oil firm confirmed in June that it had received a subpoena from a U.S. grand jury investigating the March spill at Prudhoe Bay.
www.cnn.com /2006/US/08/08/oilfield.shutdown/index.html   (634 words)

  Oil Field Accidents and Injuries San Antonio, Texas - Law Offices of Pat Maloney
Common injuries that occur in oil fields are due to welding accidents, slips and falls, burn injuries, head injuries, spinal injuries, trucking accidents, brain injuries, fire and explosion injuries, helicopter accidents, boating accidents and aircraft accidents.
When oil fields are located over water or close to rivers or lakes, boats are commonly used to transport oil field employees.
It is the employer's responsibility to ensure that the employees in the oil fields are safe and that workers are exposed to as little potential injury as possible.
www.patmaloney.com /practice/oil-field.htm   (812 words)

 Kuwait Oil Field, World's Second Largest, 'Exhausted' | EnergyBulletin.net | Peak Oil News Clearinghouse
Persian Gulf oil producers, which supply about a fifth of world demand, are rushing to find new reserves and build more pipelines and export terminals to compensate for declining output from older reservoirs.
Oil consumers will be more reliant on Middle Eastern supplies in coming years and vulnerable to higher prices and slower economic growth should investments be delayed, the IEA, an adviser to 26 consuming nations, said in an annual outlook released on Nov. 7.
Crude oil for December delivery fell as much as 57 cents, or 0.97 percent, to $58.36 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange today, after an Energy Department report yesterday showed U.S. stockpiles of crude were at their larges since July.
www.energybulletin.net /10878.html   (1015 words)

 Venezuela oil field seizures cause jitters - Boston.com
Venezuela has seized control of oil fields from France's Total SA and Italy's Eni SPA in a show of force against those resisting President Hugo Chavez's efforts to pry more profits from the industry at a time of high oil prices.
Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez announced Monday that state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA, or PDVSA, had taken control of Total's Jusepin field and Eni's Dacion field, which together produced 115,000 barrels a day, after the two companies refused to turn operations over to state-controlled joint ventures.
The seized properties were among 32 oil fields the government has reclaimed from private companies by voiding their oil-pumping contracts and replacing them with so-called "mixed companies" that give PDVSA a 60 percent to 80 percent stake and sharply raise royalties and taxes, among other measures.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2006/04/04/venezuela_oil_field_seizures_cause_jitters   (670 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
By 1897 it was evident that commercial quantities of oil could be produced in the area, and development of the field moved to the east, northeast, and southeast of the original site.
Waste in the field resulted in the passage on March 29, 1899, of the first Texas statutory regulation of the drilling, casing, plugging, and abandoning of oil and gas wells to end irresponsible producing and dumping.
In 1950 Rice field, a nearby pool that was discovered in 1909, was consolidated with Corsicana, and in 1953 Angus field, a pool found before 1915, was combined with it.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/CC/doc3.html   (1565 words)

 Findst.com : Oil field Services, Oil rig jobs, oil and gas news, comprehensive listing of Oilfield Service Providers ...
Oil and gas job listings by position for all major oil and gas employers.
Crude oil prices are at an all-time high mainly due to decreased supplies of crude oil.
Findst.com allows your oil field service company to compete in the international marketplace at a marginal cost.
www.findst.com   (595 words)

 BP shuts biggest US oil field - Business - Business - theage.com.au
Oil producer BP said today it was shutting down the Prudhoe Bay oil field in Alaska, the biggest in the US, cutting oil production by 400,000 barrels per day indefinitely.
BP spokesman Ronnie Chappell said the oil field would begin operations again only when the company and regulators believed there was no threat to the environment, but he was unable to say how quickly that might happen.
In early March, the North Slope's biggest ever oil spill was discovered on a Prudhoe Bay transit line, forcing BP to shut in 100,000 bpd of output for more than a month as it installed a bypass line.
www.theage.com.au /news/business/bp-shuts-biggest-us-oil-field/2006/08/07/1154802798661.html   (653 words)

 bakersfield.com - 100 Years of Oil
Oil was moving across the ground throughout the area and the fire would flash across the ground when it reached some fire or ignition source.
As historians of the oil business know, the euphoria of discovery was followed by a few years of good profits, then a decade of disappointment: a national financial slump, overproduction with a resulting stagnant market, and control of both the oil market and railroad cars by the "big boys," mostly Standard Oil and Southern Pacific.
Oil Center, which was the center of the Associated Oil Co. camp, had a post office, a grocery store and/or a general merchandise store along with the offices and shops and warehouses of the Associated Oil Company.
www.bakersfield.com /static/special/oil100/s-vignettes.asp   (3063 words)

 CNN.com - $1bn bill to fix oil field says UK - Mar. 27, 2003
Iraq's Rumaila oil field could begin exporting oil in three months after about $1 billion of repairs, the commander of UK forces in the Gulf said on Thursday.
The oil fields are "critical to the future and the prosperity" of a country that has relied on oil for humanitarian aid during the past 12 years under the U.N. sanctions regime.
Getting Iraq's oil fields to pre-1991 production levels will take at least 18 months and cost about $5 billion initially, with $3 billion more in annual operating expenses, according to a recent study from Rice University in Houston, Texas.
cnn.com /2003/BUSINESS/03/27/sprj.irq.oil/index.html   (432 words)

  Oil Field Waste Pits in Region 6, Environmental Contaminants, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Oil and gas exploration and production is an important industry in the Region 6 states of Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, and Kansas.
In many oil fields, water occurs in the oil reservoir and is extracted along with the petroleum particularly in older wells.
The produced water is either discharged into surface waters, injected underground, or transported to a commercial oil field waste disposal facility.
www.r6.fws.gov /contaminants/oilpits.htm   (128 words)

 OIL FIRES,   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 11 ACR was stationed 30 to 80 miles from the oil field fires during a time of high winds (Shamel winds) that dispersed the smoke plume from the fires and at a time 40% of the oil fires had been extinguished.
Specific to the oil in the environment there, those breathing or enveloped in oil fire smoke was 96 percent; within clear visual area of the oil fires was 90 percent; worked in, lived in, or made travel through the burning oil fields was 72 percent; washed in water with an oily sheen was 68 percent.
The greater Burgan, one of the largest oil fields in the world, is estimated to have generated 90% of the oil lost from the destruction of the oil fields.
www.penfield-gill.com /presentations/CDCall-final.htm   (8844 words)

 DOE - Fossil Energy: DOE's Oil/Gas Field, Technical Assistance and Technology Transfer Programs
Independent oil and gas producers now drill 90 percent of the nation's wells and produce 85 percent of the natural gas and nearly 60 percent of the oil that flows from wells in the lower 48 states.
The field test site is a 10,000 acre operating oil field offering a full complement of associated facilities and equipment on-site.
With the original Reservoir Class Field Demonstration Program winding down and the threat of premature oil field abandonments continuing to intensify, the Department in February 1999 announced its intent to reopen competitions for additional projects in the three high-priority reservoir classes identified in the original program.
www.fe.doe.gov /programs/oilgas/fielddemos   (2411 words)

 Oil field closure ignites oil prices - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
WASHINGTON — Oil prices surged Monday to within a nickel of the record as a major Alaskan oil field was being shut down, heightening supply fears.
The increase came after energy company BP (BP) on Sunday began shutting down its 250-square-mile Prudhoe Bay oil field in Alaska after the discovery of heavy pipe corrosion in several spots and a small leak in a transit line.
That could mean at least a partial shutdown of the oil field for weeks, if not months, BP spokesman Ronnie Chappell says.
www.usatoday.com /money/industries/energy/2006-08-07-oil-mon_x.htm   (492 words)

 Oil Field Development   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the more moderate Chinese estimates suggested that potential oil resources (not proved reserves) of the Spratly and Paracel Islands could be as high as 105 billion barrels of oil, and another suggested that the total for the South China Sea could be as high as 213 billion barrels.
An oil pipeline connects the SIR refinery to the Lion and Panther fields.
Oil from the field will be stored in a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, with a storage capacity of 2.0 million barrels.
www.oilgasarticles.com /categories/Oil-Field-Development   (2923 words)

 The Oil Field Shooters
Their supplies, primarily sulfuric acid, nitric acid, and glycerin oil, were shipped in by train, delivered by wagon, and later trucked to the oil field site.
By the 1950s, shooters were largely a topic of oil field tales, having been replaced by more effective and safer ways of getting more oil out of the ground.
The surviving shooters found safer jobs in the oil patch, worked occasionally to free stuck casing in wells, and recalled their close calls and near-misses with soup, torpedoes, and bombs.
www.texancultures.utsa.edu /hiddenhistory/Pages3/OilenOilShooter.htm   (2201 words)

 Crude Oil Price Forecast
There are many factors that determine the life of an oil reservoir; some are grade of oil, depth and size and number of the pools, geological formation data and reservoir pressures.
The demand for whale oil took a tremendous toll on whales, and some species were driven to the very brink of extinction.
In 1924, the discovery of an oil field beneath the Nash salt dome in Brazoria County, Texas, was the first to be based on single-fold seismic data.
www.oil-price.net /index.php?lang=en   (2433 words)

 BP shuts largest U.S. oil field due to damaged pipeline - Aug. 7, 2006
Oil analyst Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover, said shutting down an oil field is an expensive and risky step that is only taken in extreme circumstances.
Fadel Gheit, oil analyst for Oppenheimer and Co., said he also wouldn't be surprised to see the SPR move to distribute oil to cover the shortfall from Alaska.
Oil producer group OPEC said Monday it was concerned about the Alaska shutdown and would work to ensure that there were no shortages.
money.cnn.com /2006/08/07/news/international/oil_alaska/index.htm?cnn=yes   (2062 words)

 Oil and Gas in Indiana   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The history of oil and gas development in the state of Indiana officially began in the mid-1800s with the early settlers' practice of drilling for salt water.
Salt was a necessity for the preservation of foodstuffs and critical to the early state's agricultural industry; shallow wells were sunk in many parts of the state to obtain salt water that could be evaporated to produce salt.
Unlike the single field of northern Indiana that produced from a single reservoir, these new discoveries produced from many smaller fields and a variety of different reservoirs at different depths.
igs.indiana.edu /geology/coalOilGas/oilandgas/index.cfm   (933 words)

 Florence Oil Field
Within a year, three separate companies were drilling, and the Florence oil field was on its way to fame and a long history of production, eventually involving both the Continental Oil Company and the Standard Oil Company.
The wells in the Florence field are pumped and generally only yield a few barrels per day, with only 2,000 to 3,000 barrels of oil produced in their lifetime.
What makes the Florence field so unique is that the oil it produced came from fractures found in Pierre Shale at the structural bottom of the Canon City Embayment.
geosurvey.state.co.us /Default.aspx?tabid=434   (473 words)

It is the largest field ever discovered, its deep sandstone reservoir at one time had held perhaps one-seventh of the world's known oil reserves, and its well produced roughly one of every 12 barrels of crude consumed on earth.
But the next picture shows that to the right of the line the oil is gone and all that is left is water The solid circles are or were oil producers.
As the oil was extracted, a formerly producing well would be turned into an injector (a producer would become an injector), so you will see what it looks like today after lots of producers have been turned into injectors.
home.entouch.net /dmd/ghawar.htm   (2220 words)

 WorldNetDaily: Massive oil field found under Gulf   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chevron and two oil exploration companies announced the discovery of a giant oil reserve in the Gulf of Mexico that could boost the nation's supplies by as much as 50 percent and provide compelling evidence oil is a plentiful deep-earth product made naturally on a continuous basis.
In March, Mexico announced the discovery of a field that could be larger than Cantarell, the Noxal field in the Gulf of Mexico off Veracruz.
The thought that oil might be naturally produced on a regular basis, that oil itself might be a renewable resource, is very threatening to those who have invested their minds into believing that oil is fossil fuel.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=51837   (1095 words)

 FOXNews.com - Major Alaskan Oil Field Could Remain Shut Down for Weeks, Months - Energy | Alternative Energy | Oil - ...
In March, BP was blamed for the rupture of a pipeline at the same Prudhoe Bay field, leading to an extension of a criminal investigation into the company's management of its Alaskan operations.
BP, along with oil giants ConocoPhillips and Exxon Mobil Corp., are in negotiations with the state to build a $25 billion natural gas pipeline to Canada to ship the 35 trillion cubic feet of known natural gas reserves on the North Slope.
The troubles at the Alaskan oil field add to other problems for BP in the United States, where the company is the largest oil producer, following an explosion at its Texas City refinery that killed 15 workers in March 2005 and a trading scandal.
www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,207278,00.html   (1262 words)

 Oil field shutdown sends crude prices up - The Boston Globe
BP Exploration Alaska Inc. began shutting down 400,000 barrels of daily oil production Sunday at Prudhoe Bay, in Alaska's North Slope region, because of severe corrosion on a pipeline.
In March, a BP transit line in the North Slope spilled 267,000 gallons of oil.
It was a month before BP was able to install a bypass on that line to resume operations.
www.boston.com /business/globe/articles/2006/08/08/oil_field_shutdown_sends_crude_prices_up   (344 words)

 Japan, Iran fail to agree on oil field - Breaking News - Business - Breaking News
The talks have met difficulty over the amounts of additional investment to be made on the project while the Japanese government does not reportedly hope to see it launched before seeing the outcome of issues related to Iran's nuclear programs, the report said.
The Azadegan oil field is one of the world's largest, with estimated crude oil reserves amounting to 26 billion barrels.
Japanese government-linked Inpex Corp, which signed the contract with the National Iranian Oil Co in February 2004, has yet to start developing the oil field in southwestern Iran, citing a delay in Iranian demining work.
www.smh.com.au /news/Business/Japan-Iran-fail-to-agree-on-oil-field/2006/10/02/1159641236099.html   (319 words)

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