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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.

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  • Petroleum industry and trade -- United States.

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Statementprepared for the chairman, Special Subcommittee on Integrated Oil Operations of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, pursuant to S. Res. 45 ... [by Duane Chapman ... et al.].
ContributionsChapman, Duane., United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Special Subcommittee on Integrated Oil Operations.
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LC ClassificationsHD9565.6 .S76
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 449 p. :
Number of Pages449
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5014773M
LC Control Number76602375

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The Structure of the U.S. petroleum industry a summary of survey data / prepared for the chairman, Special Subcommittee on Integrated Oil Operations of. The principal areas of original research in the book are the discussions of changing structure and performance of the U.S. petroleum industry where I collected and analyzed a body of data not explored before.   R.J. Clews, in Project Finance for the International Petroleum Industry, 1 Scope of the book. The petroleum industry is enormous and its activities extend over all regions of the world. Given the wide ranging nature of this industry, it is important to define the scope of activities which this book is concerned with. Ch. 5— The Petroleum Refining Industry. 87 and each refinery has been built to process a cer-tain type of crude oil (or “slate” of crudes) to pro-duce the products required for a defined market.7 Markets for specific products change constant-ly, and existing refineries are modified or new refineries are built to accommodate such changes.

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Structure of the U. S. petroleum industry: a summary of survey data. Prepared for the Chairman, Special Subcommittee on Integrated Oil Operations of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, pursuant to S. Res. 45, the National Fuels and Energy Policy Study. The petroleum industry wastes would be minimal if the wastes remained at their points of release but these wastes migrate away from a release point by a number of pathways. These pathways include transport along the surface of the earth or along the surface of a body of water, transport through the soil through the pore structure, and transport. The oil and gas industry is a diverse and vital part of the global economy. A wide range of expertise goes into the discovery, production, and distribution of petroleum products, and Petroleum Geology plays a central role in the exploration and production process. Chapter 8 PETROLEUM For the foreseeable future, oil will remain a critical fuel for the United States and all other industrialized nations. [In order to make the U.S. economy less dependent on oil,] the National Energy Strategy proposes initiatives to (1) reduce the economic consequences ofFile Size: KB.