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The Scope and Limitations of the Principle of National Property of Hydrocarbons in Mexico

Jose Juan Gonzalez

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses the scope and limitations of the principle of national property over natural resources of the subsoil established by Art 27 of the Mexican Constitution. It discusses the ... More


Petro-Magic-Realism Revisited: Unimagining and Reimagining the Niger Delta

Jennifer Wenzel

in Oil Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.003.0011
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter focuses on Nigerian author Ben Okri’s 1987 short story “What the Tapster Saw” as an illuminating example of petro-magic-realism, a literary mode that arose during the Nigerian oil boom. ... More


The state of seven seas

Christopher L. J. Frid and Bryony A. Caswell

in Marine Pollution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198726289
eISBN:
9780191843815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726289.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Seven regions are described in terms of their pollution history, other synergistic human pressures, the current challenges and management approaches. Although the timing and detailed impacts vary, ... More


Characteristic Analysis as an Oil Exploration Tool

H. A. F. Chaves

in Computers in Geology - 25 Years of Progress

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085938
eISBN:
9780197560525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085938.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

Characteristic analysis is well known in mineral resources appraisal and has proved useful for petroleum exploration. It also can be used to integrate geological data in sedimentary basin analysis ... More


Satellite remote sensing and anthropogenic pressures on biodiversity

Nathalie Pettorelli

in Satellite Remote Sensing and the Management of Natural Resources

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198717263
eISBN:
9780191785979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717263.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter explores how satellite remote sensing can be employed to monitor a wide range of anthropogenic pressures which affect species and ecosystems, in both terrestrial and marine systems. ... More


Geological governance: surveying the North Sea in the Cold War

Leucha Veneer

in Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090981
eISBN:
9781526115133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090981.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the mid-1960s the British Government began issuing commercial licences for the exploration of the North Sea for gas and oil. Companies were required to share their geophysical findings with the ... More


Risk Analysis of Petroleum Prospects

John W. Harbaugh and Johannes Wendebourg

in Computers in Geology - 25 Years of Progress

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085938
eISBN:
9780197560525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085938.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

Risk analysis of an oil or gas prospect requires a probability distribution with two components, a dry-hole probability plus a distribution of oil or gas volumes if there is a discovery. While ... More


International Intrigue and the Origins of September 1962

Asher Orkaby

in Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618445
eISBN:
9780190618476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618445.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

The 1962 revolution in Yemen has often been attributed to the machinations of Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser. The events of September 1962 were in a manifestation of two decades of growing ... More


Random Searches

James Wei

in Product Engineering: Molecular Structure and Properties

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159172
eISBN:
9780197561997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159172.003.0012
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

The reverse search starts from a set of desired properties and asks for substances that possess them. Theoretical knowledge and past experience should be relied upon to suggest where to look, since ... More


The Kinematics of Paleo Landforms

R.G. Craig

in Computers in Geology - 25 Years of Progress

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085938
eISBN:
9780197560525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085938.003.0028
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

Reconstructions of past, climates and other applications of global models require specification of landforms arid geomorphic systems as boundary conditions. As general circulation models become ... More


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