“The Oil is not of the oil workers, if not, on the contrary, the oil workers belong to the Oil and its seal is of for life”.
Nowadays this topic is very controversial in Mexico, we think it is quite important for our community to know more about this industry, so that we can understand the changes that this industry is suffering.
This blog shows us basic knowledge for high school students of area 1 specially for those who are going to study oil engineering. Its digital record “in the cloud” gives us the opportunity to practice with a variety of formats and media.
In this blog, people can practice the four skills of the English language , through different resources included in it such as images, videos, articles and a game.
The articles included in the blog motivate the readers to learn technical English. They have also the opportunity to write a comment to communicate their opinion or ideas about it.
There are some engaging videos, in which the audience can identify the purpose, the attitude, the intention and tone of voice as well as understand different ways people say things.
Some images of the employees are included, because it is important to have the knowledge of the risks that these people are taking to produce the energy that we consume.
When somebody learn about a new topic it is important to know a little bit about its history, that’s why we include information and a video that narrates the early years of Mexico’s Oil Industry.
We decided to add the article What is the Oil? because it describes the chemical composition of the Oil, as well as the different types of crude Oil that exist and their classification.
In the section Oil Generation we upload the video Oil and Gas Formation because it clearly explains the origin of the oil and the methods of extraction.
In the Deposits part we selected an interactive game that allow us to learn about different techniques that the engineers use to extract the oil, it also includes a little part of the oil policy. It is a nice way to enjoy and practice English language.
The future of oil in Mexico. With the energetic reform approved during the actual administration, began a race to extract oil. The business in Mexico will have to adapt itself to the international order to continue existing.
Mexico – Cantarell ’s text is about the most important Mexican deposit ,its location and benefits to our country.
The article Economic situation of Pemex is very interesting since it explains the economic situation of Pemex and its importance to the Mexican economy it was written by a foreigner writer so that we consider it has more credibility and objectivity.
Finally the segment Thousands of Invisible Oil Spills Are Destroying The Gulf reports the spills and the risks in the Gulf of Mexico. The article has some questions, that help the reader to be more critical about the subject.
The world economy has been developing with oil as its lifeblood for over a hundred years. Oil is directly responsible for about 2.5% of world GDP , but accounts for 1/3rd of humanity’s primary energy supply (>5 terawatts out of 15 terawatts total) . It’s over half if you include natural gas.
Oil/gas powers 100% of all transportation, within a few significant figures of rounding error. Transportation, in turn, directly accounted for 1/6th of world GDP in 1997 and is heavily involved in every other type of economic activity. Except for a minuscule number of electric-powered vehicles, you can’t move anything anywhere faster than about 25 mph without oil. You can’t operate a modern military, and you can’t run a modern economy. There is no doubt in my mind whatsoever that modern civilization would collapse in a matter of months if oil stopped flowing. Oil is about as important to the developed world as agriculture. It’s truly a condition for the continued existence of most of humanity today.
Enerdata.(2015). Crude oil production. Retrieved from https://yearbook.enerdata.net/crude-oil-production.html