The Oil Industry
Whether we’re driving a car, riding a bus, using a toothbrush, wearing glasses or shoes, or even camping in a tent, we’re using products made with crude oil. Use the Oil Industry Web Guide to learn more about what oil is, how it’s extracted from the ground and how oil plays a considerable role in the economy today.
Learn how oil is formed, get an overview of the main issues in the oil industry ... read more »
The first oil discovery in the United States paved the way for a tremendous industry to grow and develop. Read on to study the history of the oil industry.
- “There Will Be Blood,” a film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, tells the story of an oil tycoon in the early part of the 20th century.
chronicles the history of oil, starting with the drilling of the first commercial oil well in Pennsylvania. Use the menu options at the left of the page to explore the site.
provides a brief history of the oil barrel, which has been used to store oil since the mid-1800s.
No matter where oil is discovered, scientists and engineers are continually seeking new and better ... read more »
After being extracted from the ground, oil must be transported through an oil pipeline to a ... read more »
Oil refineries are an integral part of converting oil into an energy resource. The ... read more »
The price of oil plays a major role in the state of our economy. The Web sites in this section ... read more »
For a better understanding of how the price of oil affects gas prices at the pump, explore the Web ... read more »
Read on to learn some of the best places to find energy news, and track oil and ... read more »
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