Research Fellow at University of Leeds
Adam Mcarthur currently works at University of Leeds Adam studied at University of Aberdeen and Adam is located at United Kingdom.
Research Fellow at University of Leeds
UFRGS, University of Aberdeen, BP, Neftex Petroleum Consultants Ltd, Datalog Technology, Datalog Technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Geology@University of Aberdeen
Oil & Energy
The Energy economic sector consists of companies engaged in the exploration, extraction and refining of coal, oil and natural gas. The energy industry is the totality of all of the industries involved in the production and sale of energy, including fuel extraction, manufacturing, refining and distribution. Modern society consumes large amounts of fuel, and the energy industry is a crucial part of the infrastructure and maintenance of society in almost all countries. In particular, the energy industry comprises: the petroleum industry, including oil companies, petroleum refiners, fuel transport and end-user sales at gas stations the gas industry, including natural gas extraction, and coal gas manufacture, as well as distribution and sales the electrical power industry, including electricity generation, electric power distribution and sales the coal industry the nuclear power industry the renewable energy industry, comprising alternative energy and sustainable energy companies, including those involved in hydroelectric power, wind power, and solar power generation, and the manufacture, distribution and sale of alternative fuels traditional energy industry based on the collection and distribution of firewood, the use of which, for cooking and heating, is particularly common in poorer countries
Reliance Industries, Royal Dutch Shell, Total, Chevron, LukOil
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