Oil Extraction | Oil in General | Oil Processing | Oil transport | Oil Use
As a fuel, oil is used primarily in the form of gasoline and deisel to power vehicles. Thus it is the source of our mobility. Almost all cars, trucks, buses, boats, trains and planes run on oil. Significant amounts are also used to power portable devices and stationery engines. It is beyond the scope of this site to go into detail on the use of oil. But here are some suggestive links:
Air Transport Association - trade organization for the principal U.S. airlines.
Business and Economy:Companies:Transportation
Oil-powered transportation is regulated in a host of ways, but it is beyond the scope of this site to go into them. Use of oil-powered stationery or portable equipment is in general not regulated, except for environmental and safety purposes.
Department of Energy -- Energy Information Administration
Department of Transportation
Federal Trade Commission
Mexico's Institute of Transport January 2000 update: This URL was not working during this update.
Many of the Associations listed above have magazines and other publications. Here is some truck stuff:
Council of Logistics Management
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