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View Resource ANWR Technology

Drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska has been a topic of debate for many years. Although initial exploratory drilling has not yet been authorized by the government, this site presents some technologies that could eventually be used to find and extract oil without damaging the land. Nine articles describe different drilling methods, spill prevention tactics,...
View Resource Offshore Technology

Offshore Technology is a Web site specifically geared for the offshore oil and gas industry. The highlight of the site is the Industry Projects link, which gives information about offshore drilling projects from around the world. Sites are categorized geographically and include description of the project, information on the geology of the area, drilling history of the site, wellhead platform,...
View Resource Extreme Oil

The quest for oil continues unabated across the globe, and this latest documentary series produced by Thirteen/WNET New York examines the various ways in which various interests work to find new sources of this very important natural resource. The site is divided into three compelling sections, and visitors would do well to start with the area titled "The Journey". Here they will learn about the...