Essays about: "petroleum"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 143 essays containing the word petroleum.

  1. 1. Nationalization of electricity and oil in core and periphery: Norway versus Mexico

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Lärande och samhälle

    Author : Johannes Wilm; [2019]
    Keywords : Norway; Mexico; nationalization; history; politics; water; oil; petrol; energy; natural resources;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to find the historical differences of nationalization in a peripheral and in a central country. I will look at and compare the development and the processes of nationalization of the petroleum and hydropower industries in Mexico and Norway and how these differed from a world system perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of natural wax for green packaging applications

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskap och matematik

    Author : Mariona Ribas Garriga; [2019]
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    Abstract : Society has become more aware of the negative environmental impact of the petroleum-based packaging materials (e.g. plastics) used in the food industry. Therefore, cleaner and more sustainable packaging with ecological zero-impact is in demand. READ MORE

  3. 3. Catalytic Upgrading of Fast Pyrolysis Bio-oil Using Zeolites

    University essay from KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi

    Author : Elena Wikberg; [2019]
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    Abstract : Fast pyrolysis bio-oil is considered as a possible source for production of liquid bio-fuels and bio-chemicals enabling the necessary transition to a renewable energy system. In this Master’s thesis work the upgrading of fast pyrolysis bio-oils with Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) conversion process at industrially relevant conditions is studied using Fluid Catalytic Cracking Micro Activity Test (FCC MAT) unit at RISE ETC in Piteå, Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adoption of high-technology products in emerging markets: The ACE-1 advanced biomass cookstove in rural Cambodia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Anne Baltruschat; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Energy access; Clean cooking; Advanced biomass stoves; Adoption;

    Abstract : This study examines the adoption of clean cooking technologies in developing countries with a focus on the ACE-1 advanced biomass stove (ABS). Marginalized communities in rural environments are often exposed to high levels of Household Air Pollution (HAP) due to the common use of traditional cookstoves. READ MORE

  5. 5. Classifying reservoir rock quality from thin sections of core using Convolutional Neural Networks

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Margaux Ledieu; [2019]
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    Abstract : In the past few years, the use of Deep Learning in the petroleum industry has increased, especially for seismic interpretation and signal processing. However its use remains shy in image analysis and carbonates classification. This study aims at applying Deep Learning on reservoir rock images and produce an image classification algorithm. READ MORE