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 ... 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 energy developments around the world.
- Many news resources have RSS feeds or e-mail alerts you can subscribe to for faster access to the news you want.
World Energy News
gathers energy news updates from around the Web. Scroll down the page to tab between nuclear, wind power, petroleum and other energy news stories.
has an “Energy” section that gathers energy headlines from the Associated Press, provides Dow Jones energy sector indexes and more.
devotes a section of its Web site specifically to news about oil. Select a category from the menu at the top of the site to get started.
The Oil Drum
is a blog discussing energy issues and the future. Find entries about oil prices, oil dependency and other world energy developments.
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