Predicting the timing of peak oil
Peak oil is the point at which oil production, sometimes including unconventional oil sources, hits its maximum. Predicting the timing of peak oil involves estimation of future production from existin...
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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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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...
List of 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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Unconventional oil
Unconventional oil is petroleum produced or extracted using techniques other than the conventional (oil well) method. Oil industries and governments across the globe are investing in unconventional oi...
Mitigation of peak oil
The mitigation of peak oil is the attempt to delay the date and minimize the social and economic impact of peak oil by reducing the world's consumption and reliance on petroleum. By reducing petroleum...
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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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Oil price increases of 2004-2008
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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Price of oil
The price of oil, or the oil price, generally refers to the spot price of a barrel of benchmark crude oil.In North America this generally refers to the WTI Cushing Crude Oil Spot Price West Texas Inte...
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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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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Oil shale
Oil shale, also known as kerogen shale, is an organic-rich fine-grained sedimentary rock containing kerogen (a solid mixture of organic chemical compounds) from which liquid hydrocarbons called shale ...
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Oil sands
Oil sands, tar sands or, more technically, bituminous sands, are a type of unconventional petroleum deposit.Oil sand is either loose sand or partially consolidated sandstone containing a naturally occ...
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Heavy crude oil
Heavy crude oil or extra heavy crude oil is oil that is highly viscous, and cannot easily flow to production wells under normal reservoir conditions.(Mai) It is referred to as "heavy" because its dens...
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...
List of largest oil fields - Wikipedia