Business level strategy Focusing on its core competencies—strong R&D platform, vertical integration, product diversification, economies of scale, disciplined approach to investment and cost management, and operations excellence— Exxon satisfies various consumer needs and maximizes its shareholder value. Business-level strategies enable Exxon to provide value to customers and gain a competitive advantage by exploiting core competencies in all the aspects of Oil & Gas value chain ranging from crude oil and natural gas production to refining the oil and gas, transportation, marketing of petroleum products, and trading of products. Current position as the world’s leading oil & gas company, Exxon is a major player in the conversion of hydrocarbons
is the flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group in metals business and a major player in aluminum manufacturing industry headquartered at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Hindalco is one of the biggest producers of primary aluminium in Asia and one of the world 's largest aluminium rolling companies. The report has been prepared taking into consideration the latest available reports of Sustainability i.e. the fourth sustainability report, 2013-14. Sustainability Policy of Hindalco: “We, at Hindalco industries Ltd, a leading non-ferrous metals business globally, will strive for excellence in sustainable processes, products and practices to create long term value for all our stakeholders, while conserving resources, protecting environment, nurturing our people and enhancing societal well being.” Sustainability Performance and Measures (Physical Environment) Hindalco has leveraged its virtue of being the only integrated aluminium producer in India and their sustainable growth is founded on robust business growth of their partners Resource Sustainability In metal business, it calls for sustained availability of resources.
Introduction- Hydraulic fracturing or as we know it, fracking Is natural gas that trapped in tiny pockets in shale rock formation. Fracking involves injection of large amounts of water, sand and chemicals underground at high pressure to extract fuel. Environmental groups and some neighbors of oil and gas wells have linked fracking to water pollution and some have linked it to increased earthquake activity. Fracking is Regional and a old problem- When fracking started- Fracking began on June 1998 Pro- Some people think that it 's a good thing because we get natural gas that way. natural gas can be used a lot without affecting the environment.
“The Duke Energy Foundation targets investments in areas where it believes the company can have the greatest impact on the well-being of our communities – the environment, economic and workforce development, education and community vitality” (Duke Energy Corp., n.p.). It is important for companies to be socially responsible in their communities and Duke Energy has shown that time and time again over the many years that they have been in business. As well as being a core competency, Duke Energy’s diverse portfolio of power harnessing techniques is a major strength of theirs. It shows the consumer that the company is committed to making power in the most efficient ways
Accordingly, guidelines for establishment of power exchanges were issued by CERC in February 2006 followed by commencement of first power exchange in India in June 2008. The second power exchange started its operation in October 2008. The Business Rules and Bye Laws of the power exchanges are framed by the exchanges with the
Offshore drilling refers back to the drilling for oil in the ocean and wet lands.in todays modern day world, this offshore oil drilling is one of the most important technological breakthroughs that the world has ever made in current years. From offshore drilling, many strategies have emerge which have helped drill oil underneath the land and in the water. Since the day offshore drilling was introduced, the world has benefited a lot as it has drilled gallons of oil which have helped in industries and other critical sectors. Offshore drilling has many benefits to the whole world due to the fact the world has drilled a lot of oil. However, one of the major drawbacks of oil drilling is that it affects marine wildlife catastrophically.
The key processes that have been undertaken in order to manage employment relationship also have been discussed in this assignment. The two organizations that have been selected for this particular assignment include British Petroleum and SolutionsPT Ltd. British Petroleum which is also referred as BP is one of the six largest oil and gas companies of the world (Clanton and Brett, 2010). BP is involved in exploration, production, distribution and marketing of the petroleum related products and the organization is also involved in power
The threat of depletion of crude oil resources over the last few decades has generated an increasing interest in practical applications of Fischer-Tropsch synthesis (FTS) based technologies . FTS is a process to convert synthesis gas (a mixture of CO and H2) to a wide range hydrocarbons that can be used as liquid fuels or base chemicals. The feedstock for the generation of synthesis gas can be natural gas, coal and biomass. Indirect conversion of coal, natural gas and biomass into hydrocarbons can play a major role in solving the world’s current energy problems. The mixture of hydrocarbons produced by FTS is commonly referred to as a synthetic crude oil or syncrude for short .
The US is going to use some source of energy and that will always have some negative effects on the environment. The alternative sources for the energy we need have negative effects on the environment as well. “In 2011 U.S. coal-fired power plants emitted nearly two billion metric tons of greenhouse gases -- roughly eight times the amount produced by mining, refining and burning tar sands”(Biello). Canada is going to develop a pipeline system to export oil whether it’s to the US or other countries, like China, that are trying to get access to this resource. With the proposed Keystone XL pipeline there are many environmental and safety standards that would be enforced to ensure that concerns such as oil leaks are detected, fixed and cleaned up properly and quickly.
Researchers and scientists think it will erupt again in 2018. The two main ways of detecting future eruptions is the amount of earthquakes and the magma. Hydrophones, Robotic Submersibles, Sonar, Seismic Analysis, are the technology that they use. The Seamount has erupted in 1998, 2011, and again in 2015. A caldera is a large crater that’s volcanic.
After the correction, or modification, has been completed, a third party inspection of the air quality for chemical breaks down and particulates in the air will be conducted. This test would be completed to ensure the air quality is within the OSHA standards based on an 8 hour work schedule. To ensure the company will maintain the quality it will be tested annually by a third party inspection. All the abatements will be completed on or before 09/27/2015. The following summary is the action the employer has taken to abate the following citations: Citation 1 Item 6.
Hydraulic Fracturing or “Fracking” is the process of extracting natural gas from the ground using water mixed with “fracking chemicals,” and it recently gained great popularity with energy companies due to the immense amount of gas available under the United States. Energy Companies call it the United States’ path away from foreign oil and the ability for the U.S. to once again be an energy superpower. They may be right. They may also be hiding something. Gasland, directed by Josh Fox, seeks to find these hidden facts about fracking and tackles the task by explaining in-depth the effects
Gulf Oil will be expanding its presence in 11 states from Maine to Florida. The gas company will be introducing gas saving incentives with other retail companies to increase customer traffic. Powell, P. (2002). Convenience Stores Depend on Efficient Equipment. Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News, 217(6),