Opium Rules: Afghan Oil Will Never Get Out Of The Ground
Afghanistan may have mouth-watering oil riches, but opium still rules this economy amid a lack of any real investment in getting oil and gas out of the ground. In 2011, the United States ...
Oil in Afghanistan | Afghanistan mineral and extractive
Afghanistan has five known crude oil sites located in Amu River basin in the north, Helmand, Herat and Katawaz in the southeastern province of Paktika. Amu River basin The sedimentary crude oil zone of Amu River is situated in the north and northwest of the country bordering Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.
Mining in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Mining in Afghanistan is controlled by the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, which is headquartered in Kabul with regional offices in other parts of the country. Afghanistan has over 1,400 mineral fields, containing barite, chromite, coal, copper, gold, iron ore, lead, natural gas, petroleum, precious and semi-precious stones, salt, sulfur, talc, and zinc, among many other minerals.
Environmental consequences of the palm oil industry in Malaysia
associated with oil palm expansion and palm oil production. This thesis aims at identifying and describing the multiple environmental consequences of palm oil production in Malaysia with particular focus placed on land use change over the last few decades. The approach uses
WATER FOOTPRinT: PART 3 - THE PRODUCTiOn OF CRUDE PALM OiL in
It covers the water footprint of the production of oil palm seedlings; oil palm fresh fruit bunches and the production of crude palm oil. The water footprint network, Hoekstra 2011 methodology is used to determine the water footprint. The functional unit for this study is 1 t crude palm oil (CPO) produced at the palm oil mill.
AFGHANISTAN AND WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT TO THE OIL COMPANIES
Soviet estimates from the late 1970s placed Afghanistan's proven and probable oil and condensate reserves at 95 million barrels. Despite plans to start commercial oil production in Afghanistan, all oil exploration and development work as well as plans to build a 10,000-bbl/d refinery were halted after the 1979 Soviet invasion.
A Study on Malaysia’s Palm Oil Position in the World Market
A Study on Malaysia’s Palm Oil Position in the World Market to 2035 Gan Peck Yean * ・ Li ZhiDong * * Malaysia is now the world’s second top producer of palm oil. With its large and growing palm oil industry, and strong global demand for palm oil, Malaysia has the potential to play a major role in the world food and biofuel markets.
Afghanistan's Natural Resources Could Spark Civil War
Afghanistan’s hopes for the future lie in the development of its vast deposits of natural resources, however there is fear that this mineral wealth could trigger a civil war as factions try to
Afghanistan to begin first commercial oil production - ABC
Afghanistan expects to begin the first commercial oil production in its history in a little under two months. The country's mining minister, Wahidullah Shahrani, has told the ABC processing will ...
Afghanistan Exports of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products by
Notes: On December 18, 2015, the U.S. enacted legislation authorizing the export of U.S. crude oil without a license. Exports to embargoed or sanctioned countries continue to require authorization. Exports to embargoed or sanctioned countries continue to require authorization.