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Business Conduct of Oil and Gas Companies
An exploration of the ethical and moral obligations relating to petroleum companies.
# 129510 | 3,750 words | 15 sources | APA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Business (Industries) , Ethics (General)

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This paper explores issues pertaining to ethical and moral obligations within petroleum companies through using Imperial Oil, a fictitious company, as a framework for identifying the terms of the social contract held by petroleum companies. This is achieved through identifying the strategies through which these companies tend to apply to business transactions and goal-oriented practices in a comprehensive literature review. Then, the paper provides three specific policy recommendations to Imperial Oil to ensure ethical and moral appropriateness of future transactions.

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"Recent controversy over high costs of petroleum-based fuel has focused increased attention on the business practices of oil and gas suppliers (Pelosi, 2006). Many economists maintain that current high prices associated with these companies is misplaced, wherein the ratio of supply and demand has been inaccurately represented to investors; the resulting interest in petroleum has increased the overall cost of the product for..."

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