History of the Oil Industry

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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 »

History of the Oil Industry

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.

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  • 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.

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Oil Drilling

No matter where oil is discovered, scientists and engineers are continually seeking new and better ... read more »

Oil Pipelines

After being extracted from the ground, oil must be transported through an oil pipeline to a ... read more »

Oil Refineries

Oil refineries are an integral part of converting oil into an energy resource. The ... read more »

The Oil Market

The price of oil plays a major role in the state of our economy. The Web sites in this section ... read more »

Gas Prices

For a better understanding of how the price of oil affects gas prices at the pump, explore the Web ... read more »

Energy News

Read on to learn some of the best places to find energy news, and track oil and ... read more »

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