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Historic Oil Well Midland Texas

Historic Oil Well Midland Texas
60″ x 40″
Watercolor on Paper
1 of 8 paintings for the Bank of America Midland Texas Commission
Prints available any size

Christophe de Margerie was willing to go anywhere in search of oil—and unwilling to apologize for it

This updates with comment from John Browne, former head of BP.

Oil CEOs are a laconic breed, guarded after decades of attacks by environmentalists, conspiracy theorists and other critics. 772 more words

A yard of petroleum history...

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Exhibits for the petroleum industry are outside across the street from the museum entrance.

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Geotagging oil history…
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Wildcatters by Charles Moncrief

(1/10) This is a short tale of a private, family owned oil & gas drilling company that was wrongfully accused of tax evasion by the IRS. 125 more words

Book Review

The Prize and The Quest by Daniel Yergin

(9/10) These two books are the only resources you will ever need if you want to understand the history and current state of oil and how it affects the world. 460 more words


World Energy Consumption Since 1820 in Charts

Figure 1 shows the huge increase in world energy consumption that has taken place in roughly the last 200 years. This rise in energy consumption is primarily from increased fossil fuel use. 2,181 more words

Financial Implications

Crazy little thing called... oil

If asked “what is the single most important heritage Romania has left to the world?” I doubt you would know the right answer. And you are not to blame; the vast majority of Romanian people don’t know the answer either. 291 more words