The Fascinating History of The First Commercial American Oil Well

The Fascinating History of The First Commercial American Oil Well

The first commercial well drilled specifically to recover petroleum released crude oil on August 27, 1859. This event eventually transformed the future of numerous industries around the world. Three men deserve much of the credit for this accomplishment: George...
The Oil Industry and COVID-19: What to Know

The Oil Industry and COVID-19: What to Know

About a month ago, the oil and gas industry reached an all-time low. The demand for oil dropped rapidly due to the spread of COVID-19, more commonly known as the coronavirus, right as Russia and Saudi Arabia flooded the market with an excess amount of oil. This left...
What to Know About the Oil and Gas Industry

What to Know About the Oil and Gas Industry

The oil and gas industry is a multi-trillion dollar industry that’s dominated our world for over a century. From fueling our vehicles and planes to heating our homes, the industry has become the largest source of energy. Frequently it’s a hot topic even in politics,...
All About Oil

All About Oil

      For most of the world, oil is a necessary part of life. The United States imports much of its oil and the majority of it is converted into other products for people to use, such as gas or heating oil. On average, the U.S. consumes about 19.4...
Inside An Oil Refinery: How We Make Oil

Inside An Oil Refinery: How We Make Oil

We all know that oil is an important resource. We know that there is a lot of controversy regarding where we obtain our oil. But one thing we don’t focus on enough is how the oil is transformed from the way it looks right out of the ground, to the gasoline that we put...