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Avenal, California

boasted a population of 3,000 - mostly oil workers - with 100 businesses and 69 private telephones and numerous community organizations. In 1940, Avenal was the second largest town in Kings County with a population of over 4,000 and was known to have some of the best services and schools in the state. Although today Avenal and its economy are largely reliant on the Avenal State Prison and agriculture, Avenal was once a booming oil town known as the "Oil Fields Capital." The teeming

in 1929, that a townsite had been set aside on the northwestern slope of the hills and that it would be called Avenal. Thus the present thriving, interesting little town of Avenal came into being as the "oil capital" of the great field. Roads and streets were surveyed and laid out, water mains were laid, the town was launched on its purposeful career almost overnight. An emergency hospital was built. Small and large homes were purposefully constructed to enjoy a fuller life

Emirate of Abu Dhabi

* style "text-align:right;" 532,858.0* - style "text-align:left;" Total exports style "text-align:right;" 191,125.2 style "text-align:right;" 214,827.2 style "text-align:right;" 300,702.1* style "text-align:right;" 416,484.0* - style "text-align:left;" Oil, gas and oil products style "text-align:right;" 184,711.7 style "text-align:right;" 196,632.2 style "text-align:right;" 278,105.4* style "text-align:right;" 393,439.0* - style "text-align:left;" Non-oil exports style "text-align:right;" 3,186.4 style "text-align:right;" 9,500.8 style "text-align:right;" 11,610.8 style "text-align:right;" 11,478.0 - style "text-align:left;" Re-exports style "text-align:right;" 3,227.1 style "text-align:right;" 8,694.2 style "text-align:right;" 10,985.9 style "text-align:right;" 11,567.0 - style "text-align:left;" Imports style "text-align:right;" 35,214.3 style "text-align:right;" 93,872.2 style "text-align:right;" 86,573.7 style "text-align:right;" 116,374.0 - style "text-align:left;" Net trade in goods style "text-align:right;" 155,910.9 style "text-align:right;" 120,955.0 style "text-align:right;" 214,128.4* style "text-align:right;" 300,110.0* - style "text-align:left; colspan "5" * Preliminary estimates thumb Inflation rates for Abu Dhabi (File:Annual rates of inflation, Abu Dhabi Emirate.JPG) The Emirate of Abu Dhabi exported 747.2 million barrels of crude oil in 2010. Japan, the top importer, received around 35.6 per cent of the Emirate’s total crude oil exports. In 2011, the Emirate exported 10.0 million metric tons of refined petroleum products, of which Holland bought 16.9 per cent, followed by Japan, which purchased 13.9 per cent. One of the main oil pipelines is the Habshan–Fujairah oil pipeline. Emirate of Abu Dhabi LNG exports increased by AED 2,973.0 million in 2011 compared with 2010, reaching AED 17,128.2 million. Japan topped the list of importers by 98.4 per cent of the LNG exports value, followed by India by 1.0 per cent in 2011. The Emirate imported 828,093.9 million cubic feet of natural gas in 2011, at a daily average of 2,268.8 million cubic feet. thumb National Bank of Abu Dhabi (File:National Bank of Abu Dhabi 01 977.JPG) Inflation rate in 2011 was 1.9 per cent. This was a result of an increase in the CPI from 119.3 points in 2010 to 121.6 points in 2011. The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) is the largest lender bank in the emirate and the second largest lender in the federation. NBAD has the largest market capitalization among UAE banks. The government has put in efforts to diversify the economy and invest into other areas such as the service and tourism industry. The capital city has seen various construction projects and the opening of shopping malls. The opening of the Emirates Palace marked the opening of the most expensive hotel ever built. The annual Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race held in the capital city, which further attracts tourists. Apart from the capital city, the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge is held in the countryside and the tourism board is trying to highlight other places in the emirate. Postage stamps ) (variously translated Jabal, Jabel and Jebal) is a mountain primarily in the United Arab Emirates on the outskirts of Al Ain in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Brian McMorrow, Jebel Hafeet. The mountain actually straddles part of the border with Oman. The mountain rises 1249 meters and offers an impressive view over the city. Jebel Hafeet was a well-known landmark throughout the area's history and is a contemporary tourist attraction. An extensive natural cave system winds through Jebel Hafeet.

Superior, Wisconsin

21, 2006. On January 1, 2007 an Enbridge pipeline that runs from Superior, Wisconsin to near Whitewater, Wisconsin cracked open and spilled ~ of crude oil onto farmland and into a drainage ditch. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: "Oil group cleans spill in Clark County" The same pipeline was struck by construction crews on February 2, 2007, in Rusk County, Wisconsin, spilling ~

126,000 USgal m3 of crude. Some of the oil filled a hole more than deep and was reported to have contaminated the local water table. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: "Oil spill tainted water table" History The band formed in the spring of 1993. Sparhawk had been playing in the Superior, Wisconsin band Zen Identity,

;p_field_direct-0 document_id&p_perpage 10&p_sort YMD_date:D&s_trackval GooglePM * 2007 On January 1, an Enbridge pipeline that runs from Superior, Wisconsin to near Whitewater, Wisconsin failed, resulting in a spill of ~ of crude oil onto farmland and into a drainage ditch. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: "Oil group cleans spill in Clark County" The same pipeline

Leduc, Alberta

did in 2003 was novel. The more traditional view had been to see the two cities are economic rivals. For example, in the 1980 both cities claimed to be the "Oil Capital of Canada". Calgary is home to most oil company head offices. Edmonton, and more so its surrounding region (Nisku (Nisku, Alberta), Leduc (Leduc, Alberta), Fort Saskatchewan (Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta)), is the site of most oil-and-gas related industry including refining (Oil refinery) and manufacturing. east of the Town of Drayton Valley (Drayton Valley, Alberta), to the City of Leduc (Leduc, Alberta) where it ends at Highway 2 (Alberta Highway 2).

National Recovery Administration

) of the NIRA against producers of "hot oil", oil produced in violation of production restrictions established pursuant to the NIRA, Congress passed

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement

B. Hall, "BOEMRE splits -- becomes BSEE and BOEM" ''Oil & Gas Law Brief'' (October 4, 2011). Retrieved February 17, 2012 '''Mars''' is a permanent offshore drilling and production tension-leg (tension-leg platform) oil platform (TLP) operating in Mississippi Canyon blocks 762, 763, 806, 807, 850 and 851 in the Gulf of Mexico and was approved

Fort McMurray

;ref "Oil Sands Effort Turns on a Fight Over a Road" article by Tom Zeller, Jr. in ''The New York Times'' October 21, 2010, accessed October 22, 2010 On January 19, 2011 it was announced that the Idaho government would issue permits for four loads of refinery equipment to be transported from Lewiston to Billings.

: about.html title Alberta's Oil Sands About the Oil Sands date 20100917111445 "Oil sands or tar sands? The oil sands contain a type of heavy oil called bitumen – oil similar in consistency to tar but chemically very different. Tar is a man-made substance produced from organic material, usually coal." are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northeastern Alberta, Canada - roughly centred on the boomtown of Fort McMurray. These oil sands, hosted in the McMurray Formation, consist of a mixture of crude bitumen (a semi-solid form of crude oil), silica sand, clay minerals, and water. The Athabasca deposit is the largest known reservoir of crude bitumen in the world and the largest of three major oil sands deposits in Alberta, along with the nearby Peace River (Peace River, Alberta) and Cold Lake deposits (Cold Lake oil sands). Mather, Clive "The Oil Sands of Alberta", ''Canada Broadcasting Corporation''. *Edmonton - CHDI (CHDI-FM), CKER (CKER-FM) *Fort McMurray - CKYX (CKYX-FM), CJOK (CJOK-FM) *Grande Prairie - CFGP (CFGP-FM) Canada's two largest hamlets – Fort McMurray (formerly incorporated as a city)

Tulsa, Oklahoma

, Oklahoma Osage , Rogers (Rogers County, Oklahoma), and Wagoner (Wagoner County, Oklahoma) counties. Tulsa was first settled between 1828 and 1836 by the Lochapoka Band of Creek (Creek people) Native American tribe. For most of the 20th century, the city held the nickname "Oil Capital of the World" and played a major role as one of the most important hubs for the American oil industry (Petroleum industry). Thompson resumed the practice of law at Kansas City, Kansas in 1919 and moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1923, and practiced law in Kansas City and Tulsa. He moved to Washington, D.C., in 1927, where he continued the practice of law, and died there in 1928, aged 56. He was interred temporarily in Glenwood cemetery in Washington, DC; in May 1928 his remains were transferred to Mount Hope cemetery in Topeka, Kansas. thumb right Charles Chibitty (Image:Charles Chibitty.jpg) Charles Chibitty (w:Charles Chibitty), the last surviving member of the group of 17 who served in World War II as the Comanche (w:Comanche) "code talkers" (w:Code talker) died in a Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma (w:Oklahoma) nursing home July 20. He was 83. Specifically, Roberts is accused making of illegal donations to current Tulsa County Commissioner (w:County commission) Randi Miller, a Republican candidate, in her race for Tulsa mayor (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma). The university staff worried that "Roberts risked the non-profit status (w:Non-profit organization) of the university by insisting" students work as volunteers for Miller's mayoral campaign. In May 2006, after the IRS contacted ORU about its involvement Miller's campaign, Brooker said he told to "fall on the sword" while taking "full and total blame." This would have required covering up the directives made by Roberts. Days after the three professors brought this to the attention of the school, they were fired by Stephanie Cantese, Richard Robert's sister-in-law. Cantese also said Brooker's "son would not graduate from ORU." thumb left 180px w:Paul Harvey Paul Harvey (File:HarveyPaul.jpg) receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom (w:Presidential Medal of Freedom) in 2005 Harvey was born in Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma. His radio career started in 1933 at KVOO Tulsa, while he was in high school. His initial job was cleaning the station and later went to fill in on air for reading news and commercials. He was best known for his ''The Rest of the Story (w:The Rest of the Story)'' program.


at Devonport (HMNB Devonport), but was briefly recommissioned in 1929. On 22 August 1931 the ship was sold for scrap at Morecambe. *'''June 4''': In a unanimous vote, the United Nations Security Council renews for another 180-day period its "oil for food" (Oil for food) initiative with Iraq. Under the resolution, Iraq may sell $2 billion worth of oil to buy food, medicine and other necessities to alleviate civilian suffering under the sanctions imposed

San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

throughout the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, but the problem was not solved until the Navet Dam was constructed in the 1930s. The nearby oil refinery at Pointe-à-Pierre played an important role in San Fernando's development between World War II and the 1980s. The refinery was constructed by Trinidad Leaseholds Limited during World War II, and constituted one of the largest contributions to the war effort by a private company. The "oil boom"

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