Oil and Nuclear Energy: Oil Drilling Profits in the North Sea During the 1980’s, Oil Produced Around the World, the Concept of Shale Oil, Shale Oil vs. Crude Oil Production, How Nuclear Power Plants Work and the Waste Product of Plutonium, the Halden Reactor Project, Thorium Fuel, Thorium vs. Diesel, Global Electricity Doubling Since 1985 and Expected to Double Again by 2035, and Non-Electric Cooling in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi

By 1985, the UK treasury was earning £2,500,000 (£2.5 million) per hour due to oil revenues driven by offshore drilling in the North Sea. Around this time, other reserves were found off the coast of Alaska US and Mexico. By the end of the 20th century, an abundance oil was being produced in Alaska, Mexico, South America, West Africa, the North Sea, the Caspian Sea, and the Middle East. Shale is essentially mud which has been petrified, but it holds oil within it which makes it valuable. Shale oi...

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