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Unformatted text preview: The Global Constitution of the Oil Industry- Negative press for oil industry usually ecological effects- In Nigeria there were protests against major oil companies because it was effecting the minorities- We as consumers are directly linked to the oil industry Mexican Gulf- South-Eastern Mexico- US gulf coast states- Mexican oil industry dates back to 1800s- Major source of global oil- In the 1930s people expelled all the foreign oil companies- For various years it used oil nationally within its own space- Over the last 40 years Mexico has started to export oil Nigerian Delta- Over the last 20 years has been associated with oil with a high level of volatility - Occurs where there is farming and fishing- Much newer- Carried out by foreign oil companies- They have much less interest of what goes on in this area than a national company would- Tar sands are a new source of oil- Could be invested in renewable energy Natural Gas- Currently prices are down- Localized sources of gas- BC has one of the most active shale gas industries in the entire world...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course GEOG 1000 taught by Professor Steveneflusty during the Spring '08 term at York University.
- Spring '08