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Oil transportation in the global landscape : the Murmansk Oil Terminal and Pipeline proposal evaluated

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dc.contributor.advisor James Masters. en_US
dc.contributor.author Roy, Ankur, 1976- en_US
dc.contributor.other Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-09-27T17:06:37Z
dc.date.available 2005-09-27T17:06:37Z
dc.date.copyright 2003 en_US
dc.date.issued 2003 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/28575
dc.description Thesis (M. Eng. in Logistics)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Engineering Systems Division, 2003. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (leaves 60-62). en_US
dc.description.abstract Oil and transportation have been commingled since the first oil reserves were discovered. The importance of energy, namely oil, and the transportation of that energy from the producers to the consumers is persistently monitored and evaluated. Oil producers often seek novel transportation channels to increase oil production, thereby increasing revenues. Oil consumers seek unique transportation nodes to reduce their reliance on a single set of producers while potentially reducing prices. An example of the transportation interplay between global producers and consumers is highlighted by the Murmansk Oil Terminal and Pipeline proposal that seeks to provide Russian oil to the United States in a safe, efficient, and economic manner. The framework and corresponding feasibility analysis highlight the importance of oil transportation in a global landscape and peruse the macro and micro variables that intertwine and impact that landscape. A thorough evaluation of both Russian and US oil reliance must be understood, while extrapolating the influence of ancillary players such as OPEC, West Siberian Oil Reserves, the Murmansk locality, and the marine transportation industry. This thesis seeks to provide a overview of the oil industry generally, while specifically focusing on marine oil transportation. The thesis does so with a case evaluation of the Murmansk Oil Terminal and Pipeline project. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Ankur Roy. en_US
dc.format.extent 62 leaves en_US
dc.format.extent 2688478 bytes
dc.format.extent 2694171 bytes
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher Massachusetts Institute of Technology en_US
dc.rights M.I.T. theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. See provided URL for inquiries about permission. en_US
dc.rights.uri http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/7582
dc.subject Engineering Systems Division. en_US
dc.title Oil transportation in the global landscape : the Murmansk Oil Terminal and Pipeline proposal evaluated en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.degree M.Eng.in Logistics en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division. en_US
dc.identifier.oclc 57468001 en_US


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