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Posted by duncan on 2/18/15 4:39 PM

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800px-KIMBALL_OIL_FIELD_-_NARA_-_546182Whether you're tapping into research about North Dakota's oil boom, or refining your understanding of the chemistry powering internal combustion engines, Topic Pages like these are a great place to start!

Petroleum - PETROLEUM, OR CRUDE oil, is a nonrenewable natural resource that has had a tremendous beneficial influence on human society. With a name derived...

Oil Prices - . Introduction 2. Microeconomic Foundation of the Price Elasticity of Demand and Its Estimation 3. Volatility of an Oil Price...

Internal Combustion Engine - internal-combustion engine , one in which combustion of the fuel takes place in a confined space, producing expanding gases that are used...

Oil Spills - Oil discharged from an ocean-going tanker, pipeline, or oil installation, often as a result of damage. An oil spill kills shore life, clogging the feathers of birds and ...

Petroleum Industry and Trade - oil industry, the business of discovering oil (petroleum), extracting it from the ground, refining it into a variety of products, and distributing it to the public.

Pipeline - Any extended line of conduits for carrying water, oil, gas, or other material over long distances. Pipelines are widely used in water-supply and oil- and  ...

Teapot Dome - Teapot Dome , in U.S. history, oil reserve scandal that began during the administration of President Harding . In 1921, by executive order of...

North Dakota - Oil has been important to the economy since it was discovered in the state in the 1950s. The largest city is Fargo and other major towns and cities are Grand  ...

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