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    The Oil Creek's Oil Patch

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    The “ Oil Patch” in the United States has been feast or famine since the discovery of crude oil in Oil Creek, Pennsylvania. Each time the price rises for a barrel of Crude oil specialized and hard workers are needed to pull this resource from the ground. I would compare a boom cycle to the likes of a gold rush. When oil prices are high, there is a feeling that the good times will never end, employee salaries sky rocket, and people are willing to go just about anywhere to get a piece of this pie. When the market is in the “ Bust” cycle, those same employees begin to fear for their job and don’t understand why they must take a pay cut when they have maintained their same production level. I would like to discuss the trend in the oil field…

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    Essential Oils

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    Introduction Essential oils (EOs) are aromatic volatile liquids obtained from plant materials whether they are vascular plant or nonvascular plants including; buds, flowers, fruits, seeds, leaves, twigs, bark, wood ,roots and herbs. Citrus plants constitute one of the main essential oils sources (Burt, 2004; Hammer, 1999). They belong to Rutaceae family, which originated from tropical and subtropical south-eastern parts of the world (Sawamura, 2010). Citrus species were cultivated in China long…

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    Oil Sands

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    The oil sands have been one of Canada’s most vital process of operations to achieve economic stability since 1978 with the foundation of Syncrude and the establishment of the largest oil processing mine of any type in the entire world. Another mine was also developed by Syncrude in the Athabasca Oil Sands and began operations in 2003 however was later bought out by Marathon Oil Corporation in 2007. Another $33 million project was also being developed in in Fort Hills by Petro Canada but lost…

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    Essential Oils Have More Benefits than Modern Western Medicine Suppose modern western medicine was only used for severe illnesses like: heart disease, COPD, renal failure, multiple sclerosis, or cancer; would there be less sickness in the world if everyone used essential oils as the Ancient Greeks did to heal their bodies? Woodson Merrell, MD, director of integrative medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City; claims : “Patients like essential oils because they’re a remedy that…

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    What is Oil Pollution? Oil pollution refers to the release of oil into the ocean. The source of the oil is more often than not due to human activity. The term is usually used to refer to oil pollution in the oceans but can also refer to oil pollution on land. Why is Oil Insoluble in Water? Oil is composed of hydrocarbons. Hydrocarbons are insoluble in water because water is a polar molecule and hydrocarbons are non-polar. The general dissolving rule is that ‘like dissolves in like’, since…

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    Crude Oil

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    In his book, "Crude Oil: The Violent Twilight of Oil", Peter Maass discusses about the world's unremitting pursuit and dependence on oil. He contends that oil dependency has led to conflicts and war between and within countries. Specifically, the oil-producing countries, mostly the developing nations, do not gain from the oil revenue since their governments are marred with corruption and poor governance so that the leaders monopolize the income. Consequently, these countries have remained in…

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    Uses for Orange Essential Oil Orange Oil Sure, you love your orange juice in the morning, but did you know that the essential oils from the fruit have much greater potential than merely a breakfast beverage? I thought it would be a great idea to look at both the health benefits as well as the in home applications of orange essential oil. The rind of the orange is just going to waste and sitting in landfills. Let's help the environment by using all parts of the fruit! This website shows you how…

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    Oil Drilling

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    My research essay was a medium success. This is because of the thorough planning that went into the essay. My assignment goal was to discuss the damages done by an oil drilling operation. I knew early in that the damages were very wide. I also knew I had to narrow down exactly what damages to discuss. In the end I chose the coral reefs, marine life, and the workers that responded. The overall tone was to be the environmental impacts. I was open to any impacts environmentally that I may…

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    Tree Oil with Other Essential Oils Fundamental oils are broadly utilized nowadays in fragrance based treatment, and to treat a few issue like hypersensitivities. They have a magnificent smell and have bunches of therapeutic qualities, also. For this mind blowing blend, you will require 3 drops each of lavender, rosemary, and tea tree oil; 2 drops each of thyme and cedarwood oil; 4 drops of grapeseed oil and ½ Tsp of jojoba oil. These oils have cancer prevention agent, antifungal, mitigating,…

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    Oil Palm Deforestation

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    Oil palm is a fast and easy way to diminish poverty in areas with severe poverty, however can lead to severe deforestation as well as desertification as a result. Developing countries could use oil palm as great starting point to help grow their country as long as they do not get too enticed that they rely solely on oil palm production. Oil palm is an important crop for the first world that has had a big impact on the global market, the environment, as well as social implications on…

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