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 ... read more »
No matter where oil is discovered, scientists and engineers are continually seeking new and better methods of oil drilling.
Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary
is an award-winning glossary of terms related to activities in the oilfield. Find definitions easily by clicking the first letter of the term you’re looking for.
Consumer Energy Alliance
describes the environmental impacts of exploration and production (drilling), and also has estimates on the volume of the world’s oil reserves that has already been consumed.
API Tech Tour
is a Web site provided by the American Petroleum Institute. Watch the videos to get a better understanding of the technology and innovations used to drill oil and natural gas from under the earth’s surface.
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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