Oil reserves
Oil reserves are the amount of technically and economically recoverable oil. Reserves may be for a well, for a reservoir, for a field, for a nation, or for the world. Different classifications of rese...
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Proven reserves
Proven reserves, also called proved reserves, measured reserves, 1P, and Reserves, are business or political terms regarding fossil fuel energy sources. (see prove: usage). They are defined as a "Quan...
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Extraction of petroleum
The extraction of petroleum is the process by which usable petroleum is extracted and removed from the earth.
Geologists use seismic surveys to search for geological structures that may form oil ...
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Oil in place
Oil in place (OIP) (not to be confuse with original oil-in-place (OOIP)) is a specialist term in petroleum geology that refers to the total oil content of an oil reservoir. As this quantity cannot be ...
List of countries by proven oil reserves
This is a list of countries by proven oil reserves.
Proved reserves are those quantities of petroleum which, by analysis of geological and engineering data, can be estimated, with a high degree of...
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Petroleum exploration in the Arctic
The exploration of the Arctic for petroleum is considered more technically challenging than in any other environment so far. However, technological development, high oil prices allow for exploration. ...
Peak oil
Peak oil, an event based on M. King Hubbert's theory, is the point in time when the maximum rate of extraction of petroleum is reached, after which the rate of production is expected to enter terminal...
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Orphan basin
The Orphan Basin is an area approximately 400 km east-north-east of St. John's, NL. Two exploratory oil wells have been drilled there as it is estimated to have oil reserves of 6-8 billion b...
Energy returned on energy invested
In physics, energy economics and ecological energetics, energy returned on energy invested (EROEI or ERoEI); or energy return on investment (EROI), is the ratio of the amount of usable energy acquired...
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Oil reserves in Mexico
The Oil & Gas Journal (OGJ) estimated that as of 2007, the proven oil reserves in Mexico were 12.4 billion barrels (1.97×10^ m). The US Energy Information Administration estimated Mexican pro...
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Transition Towns (network)
A Transition town, or more generally a transition initiative, is a grassroot community project that seeks to build resilience in response to peak oil, climate destruction, and economic instability by ...
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Oil reserves in the United States
Proven oil reserves in the United States were 30.5 billion barrels (4.85×10^ m) of crude oil as of the end of 2012, excluding the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. The 2012 reserves represent a 60% in...
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Our World 2.0
Our World 2.0 is an online magazine created by the United Nations University Media Centre, located in Tokyo, Japan. It focuses on the complex, inter-connected and pressing problems of climate change...
Oil reserves in Saudi Arabia
The proven oil reserves in Saudi Arabia are the second largest in the world, estimated to be 268 billion barrels (43×10^ m) (Gbbl hereafter), including 2.5 Gbbl in the Saudi–Kuwaiti neutral zone....
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Oil price increases since 2003
From the mid-1980s to September 2003, the inflation adjusted price of a barrel of crude oil on NYMEX was generally under $25/barrel. Then, during 2004, the price rose above $40, and then $50. A series...
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2000s energy crisis
From the mid-1980s to September 2003, the inflation-adjusted price of a barrel of crude oil on NYMEX was generally under $25/barrel. During 2003, the price rose above $30, reached $60 by 11 August 200...
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Jevons paradox
In economics, the Jevons paradox (/ˈdʒɛvənz/; sometimes Jevons effect) is the proposition that as technology progresses, the increase in efficiency with which a resource is used tends to increase (rat...
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Oil reserves in Nigeria
Although Libya has more reserves, there were 37.2 billion barrels (5.91×10^ m) of proven oil reserves in Nigeria as of 2011, ranking the country as the largest oil producer in Africa and the 11th...
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Oil reserves in Iraq
Oil reserves in Iraq are considered the world’s fifth-largest proven oil reserves, with 140 billion barrels.As a result of military occupation and civil unrest, the official statistics have not been r...
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Energy Victory
Energy Victory: Winning the War on Terror by Breaking Free of Oil is a 2007 book by Robert Zubrin. Zubrin's central argument is that the decisive front in the War on Terror is America's struggle for e...
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Decline curve analysis
Decline curve analysis is a means of predicting future oil well or gas well production based on past production history. Production decline curve analysis is a traditional means of identifying well pr...
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List of largest oil fields
This list of oil fields includes some major oil fields of the past and present.The list is incomplete; there are more than 65,000 oil and gas fields of all sizes in the world. However, 94% of known oi...
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Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries
The Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) is a multi-governmental organization headquartered in Kuwait which coordinates energy policies between oil-producing Arab nations, and wh...
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Abiogenic petroleum origin
Abiogenic petroleum origin is a term used to describe a number of different theories which propose that fossil fuels are formed by inorganic means rather than by the decomposition of organisms. The tw...