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The Petroleum Industry
An in-depth analysis of the environmental hazards resulting as a consequence of crude oil or natural gas exploration, transportation, refining, and storage.
# 55957 | 8,934 words | 42 sources | MLA | 2004 | US

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This paper investigates the environmental hazards that result from the exploration, transportation, refining, and storage activities related to crude oil and refined products in countries all over the world. The paper provides a holistic view of the effects of the petroleum industry. It is important to note that, for the petroleum industry as a whole, geographical boundaries and limits are generally inconsequential.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
a. Evaluate the Topic
b. Analyze Scope and Purpose of the Project
c. Alternative Approaches to the Problem
d. Specific Tasks That Will Be Undertaken in This Study
e. Success and Monitoring Required to Access the Project Process
2. Data gathering and Analysis
a. Overview of the Issues of Environmental Protection
b. Petroleum Reserves and Extraction of Crude Oil
c. Refining of Crude Petroleum
d. Storage of Crude Oil and Finished Product
e. Transportation of Crude Oil and Finished Products
f. Used Oil
3. Discussion and Evaluation of the Study
a. Evaluation of the Information
b. Clean-Up of Spills and Contaminated Sites
4. Conclusion
5. Bibliography

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