March 23, 2014
Many industry observers say three proposed pipeline projects designed to move crude out of Alberta’s oil sands region will be needed to keep up with forecasted production growth. Source
February 9, 2014
The 770-kilometre Rainbow pipeline, which carries 187,000 barrels of crude oil per day from Northwest Territories and nothwestern Alberta to refineries near Edmonton, is completely shut down. Source
March 25, 2013
Have you ever wondered where the world’s oil comes from — and where it ends up? The list of the world’s top five producing and top five consuming countries may look similar, but compare the rates of production and consumption, and you will see they are hardly proportionate. The United States produces 8.5 million barrels […]
December 27, 2012
This infographic by the Creative Commons displays the usage of oil. The oil consumption has been shown through self explanatory graphs, stats and flowcharts. Source
October 13, 2012
This infograhpic discusses crude oil production in South America. It provides statistics for amount of crude oil production and graphs to display the sources of crude oil. Furthermore it discusses the growth of Brazil’s crude oil production and and the results of this finding.
September 9, 2012
Infographic World created this detailed graphic. It gives a sense of the scale and of all of the factors affected by the Gulf Oil Spill. It’s a bit intense so open it up larger and spend some time mulling over the details.
August 30, 2012
Peak oil is the point in time when the maximum rate of global petroleum extraction is reached, after which the rate of production enters terminal decline. Leading geophysicists predict that peak is either currently occuring, or will have occured by 2015. Meanwhile, demand for oil continous to increase at anextraordinary rate. Which raises the question… […]