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18 Feb 2022

The Impact of Wars and Violence in Scotland - Analysis of an excerpt of Fleshmarket by Nicola Morgan (2016) and of the oil canvas "The Battle of Culloden" by David Morier (1746)

Artwork commentary - 6 pages - Literature

Scotland has often been portrayed as an unstable nation in the midst of violent conflicts both before and after the Acts of Union in 1707. This set of documents consists of two literary works and a pictorial work, spanning the period following the said Acts of Union, from 1746 to 1895, which is...

11 Feb 2016

Global oil market price

Essay - 2 pages - Economy general

This essay briefly describes the various principles of economics and economic theories that determine the price of the oil in the global market. It describes vividly the major reasons that have led into the decline of the oil substantially over the past 7 years. Therefore, the essay...

19 Jan 2015

Oil and Gas Contracts & Regulation research paper

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

Production of gas is a highly costly venture that requires vast resources in both finances and expertise. Producers of gas even in situations where they own gas fields, have to rely on other investors for transportation and sale of their gas. Thus, this essay discusses the terms of Gas...

08 Oct 2015

How the UK goverment can stabilize oil prices ?

Essay - 3 pages - Economy general

Everyone in UK has had an experience of the shock for unexpected dramatic change in prices of fuel for instance fuel prices will unexpectedly sky-rocket overnight. Mostly it is the supply and demand case: there is a very high number of vehicles tapping oil and the supply is declining....

08 Oct 2015

Economic and policy issues from the spill : Gulf war oil spill of 1991

Essay - 3 pages - Ecology & environment

In any oil spill, looking at the economic issues that are raised, the first parameter that is used is the number of gallons of oils that were spilt to measure the loss that was suffered in monetary terms. In the case of the gulf war oil spill of 1991, it caused the loss of...

29 Jul 2015

Compressors: Oil and Gas Field

Essay - 5 pages - Physics

Compressors are mechanical apparatus that raise the oil and gas pressure and allow it to be conveyed from the production site, through the supply chain, to the reservoir or the customers. Compressors are grouped into Positive displacement and Dynamic or Kinetic compressors.

29 Jul 2015

Oil and Gas: condition monitoring system

Essay - 2 pages - Physics

The oil and gas field has adopted condition monitoring and control systems to boost oil production efficiency and reliability by reducing unscheduled outages and improving machine performance. Rotating equipment, such as compressors, are critical in the production of oil and...

05 Apr 2013

The diversification of Oman's economy to oil alternative sources of income

Case study - 3 pages - Social sciences

Oman relies heavily on oil for its economy which contributes a large proportion of the GDP of this country although it's not a large producer like its neighbors who heavily rely on oil in their economies. To reduce the gap left by oil in the GDP, agriculture and fishing play...

08 Apr 2013

The BP oil spill - Macondo Blowout crisis

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

This brief aims to investigate the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010 in regards to proper crisis planning, communication and management to ensure smooth business continuity after such a critical incidence. The notion that crises have a recognizable life cycle is a constant...

21 Sep 2011

British Petroleum: The Global Oil Giant

Market study - 7 pages - Business strategy

BP, or, British Petroleum as the world knows it, is one of the giants in the oil industry. Initially known as the Anglo-Iranian oil company, BP took on the name of British Petroleum in 1954. Apart from selling fuel and lubricants for transportation, BP also provides petrochemicals...

27 Jan 2011

The market of the cosmetics and essential oils in Northern Europe

Market study - 15 pages - Services marketing

This study presents the main characteristics of the market for cosmetics and essential oils in northern Europe. The targeted countries are Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Initially, the general characteristics of the markets will be studied and then a more detailed analysis on...

30 Jun 2011

'It all comes down to the oil crisis of 1973' - Is this an adequate explanation of the global recession of the later-1970s and 1980s?

Essay - 5 pages - Political science

The historian Eric Hobsbawm's assertion that ‘any historian who puts major change in the configuration of the world economy down to bad luck and avoidable accidents should think again' provides a useful theoretical objection to the contention that the economic crisis years of the late...

31 Dec 2010

Has a third oil crisis emerged? (January 2007)

Thesis - 13 pages - Economy general

Within a time span of twenty-seven years between 1973 and 2000, the global oil market has been shaken by two major unexpected “shocks”. In this context, it is worth recalling the definition of an oil shock, that is often confused in the minds of the public. This phrase...

13 Jul 2010

The Gulf oil disaster its effect on the environment

Thesis - 5 pages - Ecology & environment

Oil the most precious natural resource with respect to the current economy. Rapid industrial Growth has contributed to fast depletion of oil resources and forced humanity to rethink its strategy with respect to the exploitation and consumption of it. Countries make huge investments...

23 Nov 2010

Producing coconut oil for industrial purposes in Madagascar

Thesis - 27 pages - Business strategy

As the Malagasy economy does not hold forth great prospects for the industrial utilization of coconut oil, we propose to create a company called "Enterprise for the Industrial Exploitation of Coconut Oil" to improve it. The objective of the project: - Ensure the development of the...

29 Sep 2010

Virgin Energy "Virgin Oil Card" -Business Plan

Business plan - 20 pages - Management

Virgin Energy is a service company that permits customers to purchase buy ?fuel' (unleaded & diesel) at an optional and revolutionary price ("Virgin Price") in advance. However, this facility is available only within the UK. We will begin by offering a wide variety of price indexes for term...

05 Aug 2010

Oil is the lifeblood of America

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

In modern America, most activities of common life revolve around oil. All over the nightly news, every newspaper, and in everyday conversation there is talk about rising gas prices and the control oil has over people. In the painting above, the anonymous artist conveys the problem...

13 Jan 2009

The general oil market and the American oil policy

Thesis - 14 pages - International relations

Since the Industrial Revolution, energy is an international concern: one fifth of international trade of goods is the supply in energy of the companies. At the beginning of the century, oil became the most important energy source. Today, oil represents the most important share of...

15 Jan 2009

Oil depletion and use of vehicles: what are the alternative energies?

Essay - 13 pages - Journalism

In our modern society, oil is omnipresent in our habits and plays a significant role. It has several stakes in economical, political and strategic fields. Indeed oil is considered as the best energy source because it is easily extracted, stocked and transformed. Moreover, its energy...

15 Jan 2009

During the Cold War, what role did oil play in driving western intervention to the Middle East?

Essay - 5 pages - Modern history

After the Second World War in 1945, a new world order came up: Western Europe had to recover from the damages the war caused, and the US and the Soviet Union were competing against each other for power in a Cold War period. During this era, lasting up to the collapse of the Soviet Union in...

20 May 2009

Sensitivity of Indian fertilizer industry to crude oil

Presentation - 17 pages - Economy general

Agriculture accounts for the 27 percent of the Gross Domestic Product and the fertilizer industry is a crucial contributor to the agricultural sector and the Indian agricultural sector is very much dependent on the fertilizers. Fertilizer is defined as - any material, organic or inorganic,...

19 Nov 2009

The war for black gold: Oil crisis

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

World War I and World War II were fought for supremacy over land with great zeal and passion. The causalities of these two wars when, now heard or read about, sends a chill down the spine. Then came in the Cold War, which was a race between two Super Powers that emerged at the end of WWII. The...

16 Jan 2009

Petrolivia and the olive oil producers market

Essay - 4 pages - Business strategy

For many years, the olive oil producer market has been dominated by three European countries: Spain, Italy and Greece, which account 97 per cent of the European production and 77 per cent of the world production. These three European countries are followed by African countries such as...

13 May 2009

Project finance and project evaluation: The Indian Oil Corporation Limited

Dissertation - 43 pages - Accounting

The use of non-recourse project financing has grown steadily in emerging markets, especially in basic infrastructure, natural resources and the energy sector. Because of its cost and complexity, project finance is aimed at large-scale investments. The key is in the precise estimation of cash...

05 May 2009

A study of brand personality of Saffola cooking oil and feasibility of Saurav Ganguly as brand ambassador

Thesis - 12 pages - Services marketing

In today's fast life people hardly have time to sit down at ease and have a hearty breakfast, lunch or dinner leading to various diseases. Heart disease is one of the most dreaded diseases due to improper diet habit. Fortunately people in India especially the urban class consumers have started...

16 Jan 2009

The impact of the lack of oil on the activity of the Promens company

Essay - 10 pages - Business strategy

As far as energy is concerned, natural and in particular petroleum resources are running out and this would be one of the biggest issues world companies will have to deal with. Indeed, the world business and economy are run by oil: companies are very demanding with energy not only for the...

27 Oct 2009

Title: Impact of oil price rise on economy: A case study of Europe

Thesis - 3 pages - Economy general

The economies of Western Europe faced teething problems which was further aggravated by the price rise in oil in 1973. Europe, which experienced decline in economic growth throughout 1960s, had barely recovered when the oil price started to rise. The steps taken by government proved...

16 Apr 2009

Market study of Duron engine oil to be launched by Cetex Petrochemicals Ltd

Case study - 25 pages - Business strategy

Balmer Lawrie introduced modern day lubricants-greases and oils- in India, initially, bringing them from England and USA and distributing them to tea gardens and other industries. In 1937 the company pioneered the manufacture of lubricating greases in India setting up a small plant in...

15 Apr 2009

Job satisfaction at the Indian Oil Corporation Limited's refineries division

Thesis - 25 pages - Management

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (Indian Oil) was formed in 1964 through the merger of Indian Oil Company Ltd. (Estd. 1959) and Indian Refineries Ltd. (Estd. 1958). It is currently India's largest company by sales with a turnover of Rs. 1, 83,204 crore (US $ 41 billion) and...

15 Jan 2009

Despite its oil wealth, account for the instability of the Persian Gulf region

Essay - 5 pages - Economy general

The Persian Gulf region is known for being a very important area in terms of geopolitics. It holds up to 57% of the world's crude oil reserves and produces 27% of the global oil.Useless to say how vital to the world energy supply this region is and how extreme the tensions generated...