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    1. Introduction: Crude oil Crude oil is a mixture of molecules bonded together in chains called hydrocarbons, hydrogen and carbons, and mostly consists of a family of hydrocarbons called alkanes (CnH2n+2). Figure 1-1 displays a type of hydrocarbon. As a leading product on the global market we think of crude oil as a valuable substance, but are there more efficient materials, less pollutant substances and more reliable constituents that can support our future? Crude oil is formed from the remains

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    The Supply Of Crude Oil

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    Internationally, the supply of crude oil has been elevated beyond demand leading to a subsequent decrease in prices for the past few years. The price reduction of oil remained consistent and very low until a few months ago when the oil market underwent scrutiny for its high level of output. Since then, the price of oil has been extremely turbulent; experiencing record highs for the year, but following with plummeting values the very next day. Many factors, internal and external to the United States

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    Crude Oil Pipeline

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    In North and South Dakota, a massive crude oil pipeline has been proposed. This pipeline would stretch from North Dakota to Illinois and would be about 1,172 miles. Along this route lays a small native American reservation belonging to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. These people have called this land home for centuries. And now a Behemoth, fortune 500 oil company called Energy Transfer Partners can endanger the place these people know as home. This proposed pipeline would rip right through sacred

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    Abstract The price of crude oil has experienced a sharp decline since June, 2015. The stunning fall in oil prices has been one of the most important global macro-economic developments of the past 20 months. There are numerous factors that have contributed to the oil price crash and the downturn of the oil and gas industry. These factors would further be discussed in this paper .   Causes of Oil Price Crash in Recent Times The oil industry is full of economic booms and busts. Recently, the industry

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    Alberta’s Crude Oil Resources What is crude oil? Crude oil is found trapped in the underground rock; it is a natural occurring mixture of hydrocarbon compounds, cause from dead marine life and vegetation from millions of years ago. These materials had died and settled on the bottoms of streams, lakes, and oceans; where sediment had then covered this thick layer of organic materials, which applied heat and cooked this layer of materials to form what we now extract from the ground as petroleum. The

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    Final Project: Forecasting – Crude Oil The Critical Value of Crude Oil Prices Oil is the world economy’s most important source of energy and is therefore critical to economic growth. At its most basic level, the supply of crude oil is determined by the ability of oil companies to extract reserves from the ground and distribute them around the world. Its value is driven by demand for refined petroleum products, particularly in the transportation sector. Petroleum products power virtually all

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    This essay will explain why the price of crude oil has fallen so dramatically. Also, it will analyse the impact the fall in the price will have on major oil producing nations. Moreover, it will explore the effect that the fall in price will have on major oil companies and their supply companies. Finally, it will present how the fall in oil price might affect consumers in the European Union. Crude oil is the one of the most important natural resource of the industrialised nations, which could generate

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    declined as results of crude oil discovery and subsequent increase in production and exportation of crude oil (Edo (2013). The discovery of crude oil and appreciation of oil price in the World market some years ago leads Nigerian government to abandon all other means of revenue generations including agriculture, just to depend solely on crude oil revenue to finance most of her budgets. However, crude oil exports are no longer sustaining the economy due to current downturn in crude oil price. For instance

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    Effects of Crude Oil Prices

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    does the price of oil and gas have on the economy? How does this affect the daily lives of the entire population? The preceding questions are the basis for the enclosed report. The primary objective of this report is to give a few reasons as to what causes prices of oil and prices of gas to rise. Among these reasons, speculation of things that may or may not happen, like a terrorist strike, is one of the leading factors. Another reason for the continued rise in prices of oil and gas is the constant

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    as results of crude oil discovery and subsequent increase in production and exportation of crude oil (Edo (2013). The discovery of crude oil and appreciation of oil price in the World market some years ago leads Nigerian government to abandon all other means of revenue generations, including agriculture, just to depend solely on crude oil revenue to finance most of her budgets. However, crude oil exports are no longer sustaining the economy due to the current downturn in crude oil price. For instance

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