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American Gas Association (AGA)
AGA, headquartered on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., is the national trade association representing energy utilities that deliver natural gas. Our 200 distribution member companies, located in all 50 states, deliver natural gas to 64 million customers throughout the US. Membership includes publicly traded energy utilities, municipally owned and privately held companies. North American natural gas distributors, pipelines, marketers and storage facilities comprise another major segment of our membership. Our mission is to serve as the advocate on behalf of energy utilities that deliver natural gas, as well as to assist our member companies in their efforts to achieve operational excellence and sustained growth.

American Petroleum Institute (API)
The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America's oil and natural gas industry. Our nearly 400 corporate members, from the largest major oil company to the smallest of independents, come from all segments of the industry. They are producers, refiners, suppliers, pipeline operators and marine transporters, as well as service and supply companies that support all segments of the industry.

Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)
IFE is an international research institute for energy and nuclear technology. IFE's mandate is to undertake research and development, on an ideal basis and for the benefit of society, within the energy and petroleum sector, and to carry out assignments in the field of nuclear technology for the nation. The Institute strives for a more climate friendly energy system based on renewable and CO2-free energy sources.

International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC)
Since 1940, the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) has exclusively represented the worldwide oil and gas drilling industry. IADC is dedicated to enhancing the interests of the oil-and-gas and geothermal drilling and completion industry worldwide. Membership is open to any company involved in oil and gas exploration, drilling or production, well servicing, oilfield manufacturing or other rig-site services. IADC's contract-drilling members own most of the world's land and offshore drilling units and drill the vast majority of the wells that produce the planet's oil and gas. IADC's membership also includes oil-and-gas producers, and manufacturers and suppliers of oilfield equipment and services.

Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a member-run organization. Our Missionto collect, disseminate, and exchange technical knowledge concerning the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources, and related technologies for the public benefit; and to provide opportunities for professionals to enhance their technical and professional competence. Vision To be a society of professional excellence, providing its members the highest quality lifelong learning, and continuous personal and professional growth.


EnergyNet Auctions
EnergyNet offers an easy-to-use oil and gas property auction service that facilitates the sale of producing working interests (operated and non-operated), overrides, royalties, mineral interests, and non-producing leasehold. Most of the properties we sell are located in the lower 48 United States and typically range in value from $1000 to $10MM. Using an internet platform, EnergyNet allows buyers the flexibility and convenience of conducting their due diligence and placing bids online. EnergyNet is a continuous marketplace, with auctions going on everyday.

Oil & Gas Asset Clearinghouse
The Oil & Gas Asset Clearinghouse is the only marketing services firm that offers a complete line of auction and negotiated transaction services; fully supported by Internet and digital data delivery systems.

API About Oil and Natural Gas
The American Petroleum Institute (API) Explore this section to learn more about oil and natural gas, how they are produced and how they become the products you count on. You'll also find useful tips on how to conserve energy and use oil and natural gas products in ways that protect you, your family and our environment.

EIA Energy Explained
Energy Explained, a web portal by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), celebrates Energy Awareness Month with the most comprehensive energy education resource available from the U.S. Government.

EIA Energy in Brief
Energy in Briefs explain important energy topics in plain language. Each Brief answers a question relevant to the public and recommends resources for further reading.

Energy Tomorrow
Energy Tomorrow by The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America's oil and natural gas industry. Our 400 corporate members, from the largest major oil company to the smallest of independents, come from all segments of the industry. They are producers, refiners, suppliers, pipeline operators and marine transporters, as well as service and supply companies that support all segments of the industry.

Get Into Energy Jobs
Get Into Energy has been developed and is managed by the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD). CEWD is a non-profit organization dedicated to decreasing the amount of time it takes to create educational programs and improve the skills levels of graduates. This site is designed to build awareness among students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors, as well as working adults who are considering a career change.

PetroEd Multimedia Technical Training
PetroEd Multimedia, Inc. offers a wide range of multimedia technical training for the oil and natural gas industry. Our expanding eLearning library can be taken on-line or through a thin-client delivery system. Enterprise deployment options for medium to large corporations are also available.

The API Technology Tour
The API Technology Tour is a traveling exhibit that highlights the environmentally conscious technologies used by oil and natural gas companies to find resources more efficiently and precisely. Featured technologies include 3-D/4-D visualization through seismic imaging, directional drilling and deepwater drill ships. The Technology Tour is designed to educate state legislators and the community on API's efforts to deliver responsible energy security for future generations. The exhibit focuses on three key industry priorities: * Efficiency - See how the oil and natural gas industry is improving efficiency and encouraging new energy saving efforts among other industries and America's populace. * Technology - Learn how new investment in advanced energy technologies is enabling clean and responsible resource development. * Diversity - Hear how the industry is increasing the diversity of our oil and natural gas supplies at home and around the world.

Energy Alternatives

America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA)
America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) is an education organization formed by North America's leading independent natural gas exploration and production companies. Together, ANGA members produce over 40 percent of the total U.S. natural gas supply. ANGA is dedicated to increasing appreciation for the environmental, economic and national security benefits of clean, abundant, affordable and dependable North American natural gas.

ASPO International PeakOil.net
ASPO is a network of scientists and others, having an interest in determining the date and impact of the peak and decline of the world's production of oil and gas, due to resource constraints

Earth-Stream Green Living News
Press Reviews of the Earth from the most relevant websites. Keep in touch with the Earth and your future ! Earth - Green Car - Green Living - Clean Energy - Community and Politics - Nature and Climate - Pollution and Warming - Continents - Back to the Future

Energy Bulletin
EnergyBulletin.net is a clearinghouse for information regarding the peak in global energy supply. We publish news, research and analysis concerning: * energy production statistics, models, projections and analysis * articles which provide insight into the implications of peak oil across broad areas including geopolitics, climate change, ecology, population, finance, urban design, health, and even religious and gender issues. * a range of information to help people prepare for peak energy, such as: o renewable energy information o alternative financial systems o low energy agriculture o relocalization * any other subjects that could lead to better understanding the implications of an energy production peak

Ethanol Producer Magazine
Ethanol Producer Magazine In its 11th year of publication, Ethanol Producer Magazine is the oldest, largest and most read trade publication in the ethanol industry. Published by BBI International Media, Ethanol Producer Magazine is the source for in depth ethanol industry news. BBI International Adding value to the biofuels industry, BBI International provides unmatched services to the biofuels industry including project development services, conference and meeting planning, publications and recruiting. Our Mission As a cornerstone of the expanding biofuels industry, BBI International provides, with integrity, the most authoritative and accurate information and services to support industry progress. Our success is measured by the growth and prosperity of our clients worldwide.

Peak Oil and Our Future
PO.com is a privately funded website, and has no affiliation with any group, business or other interest group. Publishing at this domain has two primary benefits: 1. The preferred Domain Name for what we feel will become the most important debate of humanity. 2. Building on online community to enrich this debate. The supporting staff are 100% volunteers from around the globe, and receive no compensation of any kind. Our agenda is as simple as our slogan: "Exploring the Issue of Hydrocarbon Depletion"

Energy News

Bloomberg Energy News
The success of Bloomberg L.P. is due to the constant innovation of our products, unrivaled dedication to customer service and the unique way in which we constantly adapt to an ever-changing marketplace. The New York-based company employs more than 10,000 people in over 135 offices around the world. Bloomberg is about information: accessing it, reporting it, analyzing it and distributing it, faster and more accurately than any other organization.

CNBC Energy Business News
Get complete CNBC energy sector news coverage online. Find the latest business news pertaining to energy. Energy News and Headlines Online from the Energy Sector - CNBC.com

Forbes Energy News

Forbes is a leading Internet media company, is among the most trusted resources for the world's business and investment leaders, providing them the uncompromising commentary, concise analysis, relevant tools and real-time reporting they need to succeed at work, profit from investing and have fun with the rewards of winning. Forbes.com includes real-time original reporting on business, technology, investing and lifestyle; stock and mutual fund quotes; comprehensive company profiles; a wide array of interactive tools, calculators and databases,

Google Peak Oil News

News about the oil industry by Google News. News articles, videos and images.

Huffingtonpost Energy

Huffingtonpost Energy : Pictures, Videos, Breaking News. The Internet Newspaper.

MSNBC Oil & Energy News

MSNBC is the exclusive online channel for the NBC Universal family. MSNBC's driving force is to provide the optimal consumer experience, presenting a diverse range of original content and the best from partners in a rich multi-media environment that includes interactive features and free streaming video. MSNBC is a joint venture of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and NBC Universal (NYSE:GE).

ProPublica Public Interest Energy News

ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. Our work focuses exclusively on truly important stories, stories with "moral force." We do this by producing journalism that shines a light on exploitation of the weak by the strong and on the failures of those with power to vindicate the trust placed in them.

Topix Oil and Gas News

Oil & Gas news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

World News Energy Reports

WN Network is one of the top sites for World News on the Internet. The bulk of this traffic is generated by WN.com and worldnews.com which is an International Online News & Trade Publisher offering news in 49 languages, plus comment and opinion from leading writers worldwide.

Yahoo Oil & Gas News

Yahoo News is a convenient place to find headlines from local news sources across the Internet. Yahoo Oil & Gas provides the latest Headlines and Stories for the Energy Industry


Energy & Resources Conferences

Terrapinn events - We want you to come away from one of our events with eight big ideas and eight new key contacts. That's how we contribute to the business communities we serve. We go out of our way to create rich environments for learning, meeting people and having meaningful experiences. Go back to the office with new ideas, skills and a bunch of new business contacts.

Ernst & Young Americas Oil & Gas Events

Extend your network and gain critical knowledge from conferences, forums, roundtables and webcasts hosted and co-sponsored by The Ernst & Young Americas Oil & Gas Center.

Oil and Gas Insight Event Listings

Oil and Gas Insight provides oil and gas market intelligence, trend analysis and forecasts for the oil and gas industry across the USA, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, Central, Eastern, South East and Western Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

OilVoice Event Listing

The OilVoice Calendar is free to use. It displays upcoming events in the Oil, Gas and Energy industries. OilVoice features a global selection of oil company profiles in one location, alongside continually updated industry news, operational data and focused regional information.

Platts Energy Events & Conferences

Platts covers the oil markets from a global perspective, real-time and in-depth.

Worldwide Energy Industry Events

Industry Event Calendar - World Conference / Exhibition Portal for Energy Events


Crude Oil Trader

Daily crude oil and natural gas futures and market outlook posted every morning and afternoon. Daily pivot point, support and resistance numbers plus news updates and the latest on Oil companies, offshore drilling,OPEC and more. Our mission is to help you become a better trader, offering superior trading tools to help you achieve your goals.

Energy and Capital

News and Commentary on Energy Stocks and the Energy Sector as well as ways to profit from the Global Energy Crisis, Peak Oil and Alternative Energy.

Energystox Energy Stocks Charts

EnergySTOX is your one-stop source for pricing information, the latest news, quotes and charts, and commentary. We provide in-depth corporate information on over 700 public oil & gas companies

Ernst & Young's Americas Oil & Gas Cente

The oil and gas industry is contending with a dynamic global marketplace and an increasingly insistent group of stakeholders. Demand growth is slowing and regulatory pressures continue to impact operations, while available reserves are more difficult and expensive to produce. As the pressure to meet future energy demand mounts, global alliances are becoming more and more critical. Oil and gas companies need to know how to respond to emerging trends, anticipate risk effectively, improve performance and operate more efficiently. Ernst & Young's Americas Oil & Gas Center has a clear understanding of how to do this within your industry. It serves as the hub for our network of highly-skilled resources — professionals with deep experience delivering assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services within oil and gas companies. The Center brings people and ideas together to help companies like yours meet the issues of today — and tomorrow. However complex your challenges, we share information with you on emerging trends and regulations to help you move forward in your business.

Financial Sense Energy

Information, commentary, charts and data on oil, alternative energy, peak oil, matthew simmons and more.

Google Finance Energy Sector

Google Finance offers a broad range of information about stocks, mutual funds, public and private companies.

Oil and Gas Investo

OilandGasInvestor.com is your complete source for information about the financial world of oil and gas. An interactive, searchable version of Hart Energy Publishing's Oil and Gas Investor Magazine, this site also provides you with online content from OGI This Week and A&D Watch. In addition to providing daily analysis of trends and industry events, our editors interpret the news to highlight opportunities for you, whether your company explores for petroleum or provides finance, capital and advisory services to oil and gas operators.

Oil Price and financial data

Oilprice.com provides you with updated Oil and energy prices. We also have information and articles written by the best journalists and analysts in the Energy, Political and Economic space.

Forecasts & Outlook

EIA Forecasts and Analysis of Energy Data

Reports for Short-Term Energy Outlook, Annual Energy Outlook, US yearly projections to 2030, and International Energy Outlook Worldwide projections to 2030.

EIA International Energy Outlook

The International Energy Outlook presents an assessment by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the outlook for international energy markets through 2030

EIA Short-Term Energy Outlook

Department of Energy Short-Term Energy and Winter Fuels Outlook: Highlights, Global Crude Oil and Liquid Fuels, U.S. Crude Oil and Liquid Fuels Natural Gas, Electricity, and Carbon Dioxide Emissions

IEA Global Oil Market Report

The International Energy Agency - Oil Market Report includes Global oil demand & supply, Crude oil prices, OECD industry stocks, Non-OPEC output and Global refinery crude throughput.

WTRG Economics

WTRG - Analysis, planning, forecast and data services for energy producers and consumers. WTRG recieves over 1 million pageviews per month on average.


Baker Hughes Oilfield Glossary

Baker Hughes serves the worldwide oil and natural gas industry with reservoir consulting and products and services for drilling, formation evaluation, completion and production. We are a leading provider of high-performance technology that creates value from oil and gas reservoirs. Virtually every product and service we provide is designed to lower costs, reduce risk or improve productivity during activities directly related to hydrocarbon extraction, advancing reservoir performance. Baker Hughes operates in over 90 countries serving independent, international and national oil companies. Our service network is organized into 23 geomarkets operating in 9 regions and 2 hemispheres. Region and geomarket management teams work to understand customer needs and coordinate delivery of individual products and comprehensive service solutions that include the right Baker Hughes technologies for the project.

EIA Energy Terms Glossar

Energy terms and definitions as used in EIA data, reports, presentations, and survey forms.

Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary

Schlumberger is the leading oilfield services provider, trusted to deliver superior results and improved E&P performance for oil and gas companies around the world. Through our well site operations and in our research and engineering facilities, we are working to develop products, services and solutions that optimize customer performance in a safe and environmentally sound manner.


EIA Country Energy Profiles

Country Energy Data and Analysis * Data through 2008 by country, region, and commercial group (OECD, OPEC) for 215 countries including total and crude oil production, oil consumption, natural gas production and consumption, coal production and consumption, electricity generation and consumption, primary energy, energy intensity, CO2 emissions and imports and exports for all fuels. * Analysis by country (Country Analysis Briefs) for 54 countries (highlighted in bold below).

EIA State Energy Profiles

EIA State Rankings Pages display charts and maps ordered by data value. They cover energy production, consumption, and price, as well as carbon dioxide emissions from electric power producers.

EIA World Crude Oil Prices

World Crude Oil Prices (Dollars per Barrel) Sources: EIA, Office of Energy Markets and End Use, Integrated Energy Statistics Division; Platt's Oilgram Price Report; Petroleum Intelligence Weekly; Oil and Gas Journal; Wall Street Journal; Oil Market Intelligence; Natural Resources Canada; Petroleum Place.

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

At the Energy Information Administration, we provide policy-neutral data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.


International Energy Agency (IEA)

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is an intergovernmental organisation which acts as energy policy advisor to 28 member countries in their effort to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for their citizens. Founded during the oil crisis of 1973-74, the IEA's initial role was to co-ordinate measures in times of oil supply emergencies. As energy markets have changed, so has the IEA. Its mandate has broadened to incorporate the "Three E's" of balanced energy policy making: energy security, economic development and environmental protection. Current work focuses on climate change policies, market reform, energy technology collaboration and outreach to the rest of the world, especially major consumers and producers of energy like China, India, Russia and the OPEC countries.

Non-OPEC Oil Production

Non-OPEC Production The U.S. Energy Department's Energy Information Agency (EIA) said seven of the world's fifteen largest oil producers are outside of OPEC. As of 2006, those countries were Russia, the United States, China, Mexico, Canada, Norway, and Brazil. Britain had been on the EIA's list as of 2004, but production has continued to decline significantly in the North Sea, said EIA energy analyst Matthew Cline. Overall in 2007, non-OPEC nations produced roughly 48 million bpd, comprising nearly 60 percent of total production for the year.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

OECD, an international organisation helping governments tackle the economic, social and governance challenges of a globalised economy. The OECD department for energy is the International Energy Agency (IEA), see www.iea.org

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries): An intergovernmental organization whose stated objective is to "coordinate and unify the petroleum policies of member countries." It was created at the Baghdad Conference on September 10–14, 1960. Current members (with years of membership) include Algeria (1969–present), Angola (2007–present), Ecuador (1973–1992 and 2007–present), Iran (1960–present), Iraq (1960–present), Kuwait (1960–present), Libya (1962–present), Nigeria (1971–present), Qatar (1961–present), Saudi Arabia (1960–present), United Arab Emirates (1967–present), and Venezuela (1960–present). Countries no longer members of OPEC include Gabon (1975–1994) and Indonesia (1962–2008).

World Bank Oil Gas and Mining

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 186 member countries—the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA). http://www.worldbank.org/

IEA Country Index

Select a region or country to view its energy statistics and collaborative programs by rolling over the map.


ASEAN Centre for Energy

ACE is an intergovernmental organization established by Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. It is guided by Governing Council composed of the Senior Officials on energy of the ASEAN countries and a representative from the ASEAN Secretariat. Core funding is provided by an Energy Endowment Fund established from equal contributions of the ten member countries and managed by a private fund manager.

Asian Southeast Nations Council on Petroleum

The aims and purpose of ASCOPE are the promotion of active collaboration and mutual assistance in the development of petroleum resources in the region through joint endeavors in the spirit of equality and partnership Collaboration in the efficient utilization of petroleum, Providing mutual assistance in personnel training and the use of research facilities and services in all phases of the petroleum industry, Facilitating exchange of information, Holding of Conferences and Seminars, Maintenance of close cooperation with existing international and regional organizations with similar aims and purposes. Within ASCOPE, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, and Vietnam are oil producing members. Singapore holds a unique position as the crude processing center and the Philippines and Thailand are considered oil consuming countries.

Australia Geoscienc

Geoscience Australia is a prescribed agency within the Resources, Energy and Tourism portfolio, and our Minister is The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP. Geoscience Australia is a world leader in providing first class geoscientific information and knowledge which enables government and community to make informed decisions about: * the exploitation of resources * the management of the environment * the safety of critical infrastructure and * the resultant wellbeing of all Australians.

Belgium Ministry of Economic Affairs

The English website of the Belgium FPS Economy, SMEs, Independent Professions and Energy.

China National Petrochemicals Corporation

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ("Sinopec Corp." or "the Company") is an integrated energy and chemical Company with principal businesses of exploration production and trading of petroleum and natural gas refining and sales of petroleum products and production and Company Profile Business Breakdown exploration, gas, sales of chemical products. Sinopec Corp. is listed in Hong Kong, New York, London and Shanghai. The Company's competitive strengths are mainly reflected in: its leading market position in the production and sales of refined oil products in China; its status as the largest petrochemical producer in China; its strategic market position in China's highest economic growth areas; its well-established, highly efficient and cost effective sales and distribution network; its integrated business structure with strong resistance against industry cyclical risks; its well-recognised brand and its excellent reputation. The Company intends to fully implement strategies that are well balanced between the Company's development, return to shareholders, and reward to society and to its employees, so that the Company will achieve sustained, effective and harmonious growth, and realise the goal of becoming a multinational energy and chemical corporation with strong competitiveness.

Czech Republic Ministry Energy and raw materials

Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic Energy and raw materials

Denmark Energy Authority

The Danish Energy Agency engages nationally and internationally in production, supply and consumption of energy - as well as the efforts to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. The Agency is responsible for the whole chain of tasks linked to the produc-tion, transportation and utilisation of energy, and the impact on the climate. The task is to ensure the legal and political framework for reliable, affordable and clean supply of energy in Denmark. The Danish Energy Agency was established in 1976, and is an agency under the Ministry of Climate and Energy.

France Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP)

France Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP) IFP is a world-class public-sector research and training center, aimed at developing the technologies and materials of the future in fields of energy, transport and the environment. IFP provides public players and industry with innovative solutions for a smooth transition to the energies and materials of tomorrow – more efficient, more economical, cleaner and sustainable.

Germany Research Centre Jülich

Forschungszentrum Jülich pursues cutting-edge interdisciplinary research on solving the grand challenges facing society in the fields of health, energy and the environment, and also information technologies. In combination with its two key competencies – physics and supercomputing – work at Jülich focuses on both long-term, fundamental and multidisciplinary contributions to science and technology as well as on specific technological applications. With a staff of about 4400, Jülich – a member of the Helmholtz Association – is one of the largest research centres in Europe.

Mexico Institute of Electrical Research

The Instituto de Investigaciones Eléctricas (IIE) is a public enterprise dedicated to innovation, technological development and applied scientific research, in order to develop technologies applicable to the electrical and oil industries, providing support to the Energy Sector in electrical generation, transmission and distribution processes and improvement oil processes.

United Kingdom Department of Trade and Industry Oil and Gas

The Department of Energy and Climate Change was created on 3 October 2008, in order to give a greater focus to solving the twin challenges of climate change and energy supply. The department brings together much of Defra's Climate Change Group with BERR's Energy Group.

United States Energy Information Administration

At the Energy Information Administration, we provide policy-neutral data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.


Energy Tribune

The Energy Tribune, our motto is "Leading the debate. Beating the Street." We print a monthly magazine (subscriptions are just $75 per year) and publish on the Web to help you understand the key issues in the energy sector and to help you make money in the energy business. We believe our news and analysis, combined with our various stock lists and indices, will allow you to do just that.

Gulf Publishing Company

Gulf Publishing Company is the leading publisher to the oil and gas industry. Our specialized publications reach over 100,000 people involved in energy industries worldwide. Our magazines and catalogs help readers keep current with information important to their field and allow advertisers to reach their customers in all segments of petroleum operations.

Hart Energy Store

Hart's knowledge and information products range from reports to magazines and maps, and cover upstream, midstream and downstream.

IEA Publications

The International Energy Agency publishes around 40 books a year. The Studies and Country Reviews are available in paper and in PDF format and most Statistical Publications in Paper, PDF or on CD Rom.

Oil and Gas Insight

About Oil and Gas Insight Published by the emerging markets specialists Business Monitor International, the Oil and Gas Insight series brings you an independent and informed look at worldwide energy markets. Split into five regional publications covering Asia, Western Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, the Middle East & Africa and the Americas - the Insights cover upstream and downstream developments, analysing their implications at a local, regional and international level. The Insights also focus on trend analysis and market forecasts, projecting forward an event's implications to discern future policy issues, while tackling legislative moves to track government designs.

Pipeline and Gas Journal

Pipeline & Gas Journal is written and edited to be of service to those involved in moving, marketing and managing hydrocarbons from the wellhead to the ultimate consumer. Properly built, maintained and operated pipelines are the safest, most efficient method of transporting energy. Our intention is to assist our readers in performing their jobs to the utmost of their abilities and knowledge by providing information required in the day-to-day operation of energy pipelines. Energy transportation is a very technical business that demands continual upgrading of skills and expertise. Pipeline & Gas Journal will continue to serve its readers as it has since 1859: by showing how innovative companies successfully use technology, and cope with changes caused by forces inside as well as outside the industry.

World Oil

World Oil, established in 1916 as The Oil Weekly, is published monthly by Gulf Publishing Company. For over 90 years, the World Oil team has maintained a shared vision - to offer superior editorial content in World Oil that covers the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry by "Defining Technology for Exploration, Drilling and Production." World Oil brings buyers and sellers together via World Oil's superior circulation and online exposure and achieves advertiser's confidence by delivering cost-effective results.

The Basics

How Energy Production Works

The greatest need modern civilizations have is energy. Learn about oil, electricity and newer forms of energy like solar and wind power. Including How the Crude Oil Market Works, The Most Coveted Offshore Petroleum Reserves, How Offshore Drilling Works, How Oil Drilling Works, How Oil Refining Works, What's oil shale, and What is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

Oil - Drillling Rigs

A drilling rig is a machine which creates holes (usually called boreholes) and/or shafts in the ground.

Oil - Offshore drilling

Offshore drilling typically refers to the discovery and development of oil and gas resources which lie underwater through drilling a well.

Oil - Platforms

An offshore platform, often referred to as an oil platform or an oil rig, is a large structure used to house workers and machinery needed to drill wells in the ocean bed, extract oil and/or natural gas, process the produced fluids, and ship or pipe them to shore

Oil - Wells

An oil well is a general term for any boring through the earth's surface that is designed to find and produce petroleum oil hydrocarbons.

Oil Industry - Downstream

The petroleum industry is usually divided into three major components: Upstream, midstream and downstream. Midstream operations are usually included in the downstream category. The downstream oil sector is a term commonly used to refer to the refining of crude oil, and the selling and distribution of natural gas and products derived from crude oil. Such products include liquified petroleum gas (LPG), gasoline or petrol, jet fuel, diesel oil, other fuel oils, asphalt and petroleum coke. The downstream sector includes oil refineries, petrochemical plants, petroleum product distribution, retail outlets and natural gas distribution companies. The downstream industry touches consumers through thousands of products such as petrol, diesel, jet fuel, heating oil, asphalt, lubricants, synthetic rubber, plastics, fertilizers, antifreeze, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, natural gas and propane.

Oil Industry - Midstream

The petroleum industry is usually divided into three major components: upstream, midstream and downstream. Midstream operations are usually included in the downstream category. The midstream industry processes, stores, markets and transports commodities such as crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids (LNGs, mainly ethane, propane and butane) and sulphur.

Oil Industry - Upstream

The petroleum industry is usually divided into three major components: Upstream, midstream and downstream, though midstream operations are usually included in the downstream category. The upstream oil sector is a term commonly used to refer to the searching for and the recovery and production of crude oil and natural gas. The upstream oil sector is also known as the exploration and production (E&P) sector. The upstream sector includes the searching for potential underground or underwater oil and gas fields, drilling of exploratory wells, and subsequently operating the wells that recover and bring the crude oil and/or raw natural gas to the surface.

Oil Market Basics

A primer on oil markets combined with hotlinks to oil price and volume data available on the Internet. By the Office of Oil and Gas, Energy Information Administration (EIA)

The Energy Story

Energy Quest is the award-winning energy education website of the California Energy Commission. It debuted on the World Wide Web on October 1, 1995, to celebrate October as National Energy Awareness Month! Our newly updated version (EQ v. 2.0) debuted Memorial Day, May 27, 2002. Energy is an integral part of our daily lives. Without energy our society would decay into pre-historic savagery. Teaching an "energy ethic" to conserve finite resources is essential to our energy future, which is currently dependent on fossil fuels. We also must rely on our youth to help us create new ways to harness the elemental forces of our planet and the universe. They are tomorrow's scientists and inventors. They will discover new means of energy production and innovative ways to use less energy. We hope Energy Quest will answer their questions and spur creativity and imagination.

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