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    The American Petroleum

    The American Petroleum Instit PHL/266 September 26, 2012 A trade association refers to an organization formed and financed by businesses that operate in a particular industry. (Bradley, 1965) The main goal of forming trade associations is to increase the bargaining power of the members and to articulate their issues to related parties. They focus on educating their members and providing a conducive environment for business. The main purpose of this essay is the American Petroleum Institute (API)

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    Pioneer Petroleum Corporation

    Stowe. Corporate Financial Management, 3rd Ed., Prentice Hall Publishing (Pearson), 2007. ISBN: 9780132278720. Harvard Business Review Cases (HC) purchased and downloaded online at: http://harvardbusinessonline.hbsp.harvard.edu/b02/en/cases/cases_home.jhtml. Case ordering numbers are given in parentheses next to each case in the Tentative Schedule. HP (Hewlett Packard) 10 B II, 17BII financial calculator or the equivalent. V. Course Description and Purpose

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    Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 9 – 10, 2010 Management of Supply Chain in Petroleum Corporations in India Surajit Roy LPG Operations, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Mumbai 400053, India R. S. Dhalla Microbiological Consultants Mumbai 400007, India Abstract Supply chain initiatives have become a critical part of firms operations. Success is increasingly being dictated by how well a company can control

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    ADMINISTRACION BANCARIA Antes de hablar sobre lo que es la administración bancaria debemos saber, los que son los bancos y de que se encargan. Las actividades de los bancos dan origen a las operaciones bancarias, que estas se clasifican en fundamentales y accesorias. La actividad bancaria es doble: intermedia y directa, de la cual la mas importante es la intermediaria. Decimos que la actividad intermediaria, aquella actividad o acción que realizan los bancos para captar recursos disponibles en

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    According to the American Petroleum Institute, the industry is divided into sectors to cover all the procedures involved in finding, producing, processing, transporting and marketing oil and gas. These sectors include: 1. Upstream: involved in exploration and production of oil and gas using advanced geology to high-tech offshore drilling platforms 2. Downstream: involved in refining and marketing. It also includes the transportation of products using tankers from local terminals to service stations

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    Petroleum

    Global Business and Economics Research Journal ISSN: 2302-4593 Vol. 2 (5): 102 - 115 The impact of petroleum on economic growth in Nigeria Michael Baghebo Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State, Nigeria baghebomichael@yahoo.com Timothy Okule Atima Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State, Nigeria Abstract The study examines the impact of petroleum on economic growth of the Nigerian economy. Data covering the period 1980-2011 was collected from the Central Bank of Nigeria Statistical Bulletin, and

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    Pioneer Petroleum Case Analysis

    production from existing wells. Figure 26 data Shows reduced net income in 2009, relative to 2008, from FRS foreign refining/marketing operations was because of decreased income from both consolidated and unconsolidated operations. Worldwide petroleum demand fell slightly in 2009, primarily due to lower North American and OECD Europe consumption (Figure 26), putting downward pressure on prices and revenues. People downgraded from higher fuel consuming vehicles to more fuel efficient cars. Further

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    Pionner Petroleum Corporation

    Background: The Pioneer Petroleum Corporation is a hydrocarbons-based company, concentrating on oil, gas, coal, and petrochemicals. One of the critical problems confronting management and the board of Pioneer was the determination of a minimum acceptable rate of return on new capital investments. The company's basic capital budgeting approach was to accept all proposed investments with a positive net present value when discounted at the appropriate cost of capital. Further, the company is contemplating

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    Pioneer Petroleum

    Inflation on the other hand is defined as the price level (inflation) resulting from an increase in resource costs (for eg, prices of raw materials) and hence in per-unit production costs; inflation caused by reductions in aggregate supply. In our case, it was a cost-push inflation that drove the price changes in the US during the period. It is also revealed that in the year 2005 CPI rose by 1.2 % in a month (August) while only rose 0.7% in that particular year. It is believed that CPI increased

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    Mw Petroleum Case

    MW Petroleum Corporation Situation Overview: Amoco Corporation conducted an extensive review of its cost structure and profitability, leading to major restructurings to better focus on its core businesses. The result of this was a divestment of the middle section of its assets along the marginal curve. Thus, creating MW Petroleum Corporation – a new, free-standing exploration and production oil and gas company. MW was offered to a number of targeted international petroleum concerns, but the most

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    Pioneer Petroleum

    Pioneer Petroleum Corporation One of the critical problems confronting management and the board of Pioneer Petroleum Corporation was the determination of a minimum acceptable rate of return on new capital investments, The company’s basic capital budgeting approach was to accept all proposed investments with a positive net present value when discounted at the appropriate cost of capital. At issue was how the appropriate discount rate would be determined. The company was weighing two alternative

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    Pioneer Petroleum

    Pioneer Petroleum Corporation’s (PPC) has been through a diverse amount of changes throughout the years. They were originally were a merger of several different independent firms operating in the oil refining, pipeline transportation, and industrial chemicals fields. PPC then integrated vertically into exploration and production of crude oil and marketing refined petroleum products, but horizontally into plastics, agricultural chemicals, and real estate development. They decided to restructure

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    Pioneer Petroleum

    Pioneer Petroleum Corporation Ryan Rhodes Dr. Bacon February 18, 2009 Table of Contents Introduction Background……………………………………………………………….. Pg. 3 Major Problems……………………………………………………………. Pg. 5 Analysis Alternative Courses of Action………………………………………………Pg. 6 Analysis of Alternatives……………………………………………………. Pg. 6 Conclusion Suggested Course of Action………………………………………………... Pg. 8 Introduction Background Pioneer Petroleum was formed in 1924 with the merger of several

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    Mw Petroleum Case Study

    In less than five, double-spaced, typewritten pages, plus any exhibits, please answer the following questions about MW Petroleum Corp. This assignment is worth a maximum of 100 points. 1. (10 points.) Apart from any quantitative analysis, are there any reasons to anticipate that Apache Corporation’s acquisition of MW Petroleum might be a positive net present value activity for Apache, for Amoco? Explain. This looks like an attractive deal for both parties. Amoco does many things well, but managing

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    Quantum Pioneers: Max Planck On April 23, 1858 Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck was born in Kiel, Germany. At the age of nine his interest in physics and mathematics was developed by his teacher Hermann Muller. When he graduated at the age of seventeen he decided to choose physics over music for his career. He in turn did independent studies primarily on Rudolf Clausius' writings of thermodynamics which inspired him and in July 1879 he received his doctoral degree at the age of twenty-one. After

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    Pioneer Petroleum

    Pioneer Petroleum Cases Analysis  The Problem:  Pioneer Petroleum Corporation (PPC) has two major problems that are interfering with the goal of the firm to maximize shareholder wealth. The first is that PPC has been calculating their weighted average cost of capital incorrectly, by incorrectly calculating their after tax cost of debt and their cost of equity. This miscalculation has subjected PPC to more risk and has hurt the company’s ability to make appropriate investment decisions. This has

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    The Other Pioneer

    THE OTHER PIONEER The golden age of comics, 1938 to 1950, is considered by some as the preeminent and most inventive of all the comic book ages. This is due to the archetype of the superhero was defined during this generation and many of our most beloved heroes have their beginnings in the golden age. Characters like Captain America, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman were introduced to the American public during this era. However, with these new personalities, there is one who brought modern and

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    Pioneer Petroleum

    Taylor Anderson INTRODUCTION Background Pioneer Petroleum was founded in 1924, through a merger within industrial, pipeline transportation, and refining fields. PP has evolved over the last 60 years into a company that now also works with agricultural chemicals, plastics, and real estate development concentrating in gas, oil, petrochemicals, and coal. In 1990, PP improved their coker and sulfur recovery facility to make their refining process more efficient and in turn has become one of the

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    The Petroleum Institute

    The Petroleum Institute Eisa Mohammed Al Nuaimi 200504377 Cohort - 06 Introduction Over the past four decades, companies and organizations in the UAE aimed to strengthen their competitive advantage by applying state of the art methods, practices, and heavily trading with other countries. This interaction led to the integration of markets and technologies and is defined by Globalization. The Organization of interest to the research is the Petroleum Institute a University & a Research Centre

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    Petroleum Engineering

    Petroleum Engineering The engineering discipline I decided to write about is petroleum engineering. I have found this field very interesting and I would like to pursue a career in petroleum engineering. Different things included about the petroleum engineering field are career objectives, salary survey, job opportunities, job placement trends, job satisfaction, and a description of this industry. First of all, petroleum engineering is a field that has many career objectives. To begin

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    Petroleum

    Petroleum is formed by the remains of fossilized plants and animals that became buried in the ocean under silt and sand. It takes millions of years for its formation. We are depleting it at a rapid pace and that is why it is considered a non-renewable resource. There are over 4,000 oil fields around the world. One of the biggest oil fields is Ghawar, in Saudi Arabia. They produce about 4.5 million barrels of oil per day. There are three stages of oil extraction; Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary

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    Pioneer Petroleum

    Cost of Capital _ Pioneer Petroleum Corporation Copyright © 1991 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. Harvard Business School Case 292-011. One of the critical problems confronting management and the board of Pioneer Petroleum Corporation in July 1991 was the determination of a minimum acceptable rate of return on new capital investments. The company's basic capital budgeting approach was to accept all proposed investments with a positive net present value when discounted at

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    Effectiveness of Corporate Social Responsible Practices Handled in the Petroleum Industry in Bangladesh: a Case Study of Shell

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    Pioneer Generation

    Benefits of Pioneer Generation Package Healthcare cost is expensive for elderly because they are likely to fall sick and require medical care and treatment. Elderly face financial burden on medical care expenses as most of them are retire and with no source of income. On 21 February 2014, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam announced Pioneer Generation Package which will benefit around 450,000 elderly to ease the burden of their healthcare expenses. Pioneer Generation Package is good

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    Mw Petroleum-Case Solution 2

    MW corp By michael_manly | Studymode.com Draft MW Petroleum Corporation (A) Background: In late 1990, the group of Amoco Corporation and Apache Corporation had begun talking regarding the possible acquisition of MW Petroleum from Amoco to Apache. MW Petroleum Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amoco Corporation which has its own reserves, management team and with full ownership in geologic and engineering data. MW Petroleum, a free-standing exploration company that was even as large

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    The Application of Options in Petroleum Case

    In less than five, double-spaced, typewritten pages, plus any exhibits, please answer the following questions about MW Petroleum Corp. This assignment is worth a maximum of 100 points. 1. (10 points.) Apart from any quantitative analysis, are there any reasons to anticipate that Apache Corporation’s acquisition of MW Petroleum might be a positive net present value activity for Apache, for Amoco? Explain. This looks like an attractive deal for both parties. Amoco does many things well, but managing

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    Pioneer Petroleum

    Pioneer Petroleum is a multinational corporation that is in position to capitalize on investments all around the World. Within the industry Pioneer’s gasoline are among the cleanest burning fuels. They are better position than most to meet strict environmental guidelines as they currently have clean efficient running plants positioned to capitalize on less polluted products. Also Pioneer Petroleum is heavily involved in exploration and devilment. From 1924 to the present, pioneer has been able

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    British Petroleum

    Carrol BUS 475 Business and Society Introduction The Anglo-Persian Oil Company which is now known as British Petroleum (BP) was founded in 1909 and is one of the world’s leading international gas and oil companies. The multinational British company’s headquarters is located in London, United Kingdom and is one of the five largest oil companies in the world. The pioneer of the Middle Eastern oil industry, BP discovered oil in Iran before World War I and eventually became involved in all

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    British Petroleum

    Student ID British Petroleum case study 1. Company background 2.1. Amoco Oil Amoco Oil, previously known as ''Standard Oil of Indiana'', started of small in 1889; consisting of only one faciliy near Whiting, Indiana, but with a huge name backing it up – John D. Rockefeller. By Decemeber 1997, when the talks of a merger/joint venture started Amocco had $32.4 billion in assets and operated in 30 countries with 43,400 employees. The company's business consisted of three main segments:

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    Case 2.9 Powder River Petroleum International, Inc

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    Mw Petroleum

    REAL OPTION VALUATION: MW PETROLEUM I. Company background and description on each of 4 projects In 1991, Amoco Corporations, a conglomerate of petroleum and chemical corporations, decided to divest some of their smaller properties and when further cuts were needed, they looked to divest the middle section of assets in its marginal curve. As a result, they formed MW Petroleum, a free-standing exploration company that was even as large as some of independent oil companies. It operated exploration

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    Mw Petroleum

    FI 8320, Spring 2005 Cases and Readings in Corporate Finance [pic] [pic] [pic] [pic] Instructor Professor David C. Nachman Office: RCB 1239 Phone: 651-1696 email: dnachman@gsu.edu Office Hours: W 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, or by appointment Prerequisites FI 8000 CSP: 1, 2, 6 Course Description This course focuses on financial policy-making through case analyses, contemporary readings from the professional literature, and problem solving. The emphasis in the course is on investment

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    Pioneer Company

    The pioneer company I have chosen for this assignment is Siemens. Siemens is a very successful German company founded in 1888 by Werner Siemens. It still remains as one of the world’s leading companies in the electronics sector, offering products in multiple industries as automation, lightning, medical and power. So it can be said that Siemens has overall a very high expertise regarding the electronic industry. The founder was a very innovative engineer, who came up with numerous new ideas and

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    Mw Petroleum

    liquidation proceeds (Pinto, Henry, Robinson, Stowe; 2010). Correct valuation of real assets can present challenges to financial analysts. Different models can be used to arrive at the closest estimate of value and yet certain issues will always arise. This case attempts to tackle two approaches in real asset valuation: Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) analysis and the issues surrounding such, as well as the Black-Scholes Model for Real Options. Questions to be addressed in the study are: 1. Evaluate Amoco’s

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    Quality Pioneers

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    Financial Pioneer Petroleum

    impact polystyrene (HIPS) -: Refrigerator liners, food packaging, vending cups. Polyamides (PA) (Nylons) – Fibers, toothbrush bristles, fishing line, under-the-hood car engine moldings. Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) – Electronic equipment cases (e.g., computer monitors, printers, keyboards), drainage pipe. Polycarbonate (PC) – Compact discs, eyeglasses, riot shields, security windows, traffic lights, lenses. Polycarbonate/Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (PC/ABS) – A blend of PC and

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    Pioneer Petroleum

    No. 526 “Big City Trust Company” Case Analysis & Corporate Strategy Group 4 Report Estepa, Joan Carla E. | Member | BSC Management, Corporate Focus | Reyes, Corinne Erlyn L. | Member | BA Humanities with Professional Certificate in Business Management | Yan, Lee Rainier C. | Member | B.S. Chemical Engineering | Dean Atty. Joe-Santos Balagtas Bisquera MBA Professor Case Analysis Executive Summary According to the case, Auto-Drive Company is developing an

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    Pioneer Petroleum

    Daniel Hughes FINA 450 MID TERM Pioneer Petroleum Corporation Case 2-27-13 Background: Formed in 1924 by a merger of several firms, Pioneer Petroleum Corporation (PPC) is in the business of refining oil, building pipeline transportation and creating industrial fields. Pioneer is currently one of the primary producers of crude oil in the United States and is one of the top producers of Alaska crude oil. PPC is currently the lowest cost refiner on the western side of the globe, and has been

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    British Petroleum

    Kyle Moran Dr. Proctor BP Case In the case regarding our refinery plant in Lima, Ohio, I do believe it is in the best interest of not only British Petroleum, but the people of Lima to have the plant remain open. This area remains one of the foundation grounds in which one of our mergers, Standard Oil Co., struck oil years ago. In 1992, Vice President James Schaefer spent 3 years in an attempt to improve productivity and cut cost to save $7 million. According to his reports, the Lima plant actually

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    Hsb Pioneer

    CASE ANALYSIS: U.S. PIONEER ELECTRONICS CORP. Statement of the Problem Just at the time when Pioneer America has achieved a high level of customer awareness for its products, the company faces an overall erosion of dealer support for Pioneer products. If this problem grows worse, it will place the company’s distribution network in limbo and inevitably result in sharp drops in sales volumes. To combat this problem, U.S. Pioneer must develop both a short-term strategy for coping with dealer-retaliation

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    Pioneer Petroleum Corporation (Ppc)

    Company Background Pioneer Petroleum Corporation (PPC) was formed as a result of several independent firms that operate in oil refining, pipeline transportation, and industrial chemical field merging together. The company has been through several changes since it was established in 1924 and over the years it became an integrated company with many products and services such as plastics, agriculture chemicals, and real-estate development. In 1985, PPC became a hydro-carbons based company, concentrating

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    Pioneer Petroleum

    Pioneer Petroleum Case Analysis Pioneer Petroleum Cases Analysis The Problem: Pioneer Petroleum Corporation (PPC) has two major problems that are interfering with the goal of the firm to maximize shareholder wealth. The first is that PPC has been calculating their weighted average cost of capital incorrectly, by incorrectly calculating their after tax cost of debt and their cost of equity. This miscalculation has subjected PPC to more risk and has hurt the company’s ability to make appropriate

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    Total Quality Pioneers Paper In this paper I will discuss the total quality pioneers mentioned in Chapter 1 the textbook Quality Management for Organizational Excellence and my objective is to define quality and its elements. Describe how the quality pioneer’s use of the total quality elements made the pioneer successful, explain why the elements of quality are useful in today’s environment and what do I foresee about the future of quality? The first objective is to define the quality and its

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    Pioneer

    Total Quality Pioneers Total Quality Pioneers Quality is something people always look in particular products and services. The quality of the service is what cause businesses to have repeat customers. On the other hand, if the quality is poor then most people will not return. The paper will define what quality, the elements, is and how the elements made the total quality pioneers successful. Most people define quality in different ways, views and aspects. People measure quality

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    Pioneer Paper

    Total Quality Pioneer MGT/449 – Quality Management and Productivity University of Phoenix Pioneers Paper Definition and Elements of Quality "Quality is a dynamic state associated with products, services, people, processes, and environments that meets or exceeds expectations and helps produce superior value" (Goetsch & Davis, 2010, p. 5). A quality goal is to increase organizational competitiveness consistently. Total quality works by improving product and service quality, environment

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    Petroleum Industry

    PROJECT REPORT ON PETROL INDUSTRY INTRODUCTION Petroleum industry in India Petroleum Industry Research is a very important aspect related to Petroleum industry all over the world. Petrochemicals are chemical products derived from petroleum. Some chemical compounds made from petroleum are also obtained from other fossil fuels such as coal or natural gas, or renewable sources such as corn or sugar cane. The petrochemical

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