Study Guide

Deep Time : A History of the Earth - Interactive Infographic

This infographic offers a visual way to explore the various stages of the Earth’s history using a 12 hour clock analogy.

Petroleum Tree - The Book of Knowledge

Petroleum Subjectivity Map

Oil’s pipeline to America’s schools

Inside the fossil-fuel industry’s not-so-subtle push into K-12 education.

D’Arcy Carnival (1933) | ShahreFarang

In 1933 the termination of D’Arcy Concession was celebrated in the streets of Tehran with a government-sponsored carnival.

Rockefeller Foundation commits to divesting from fossil fuels

The foundation established in 1913 by Standard Oil founder John D. Rockefeller is taking steps that will more than halve its endowment’s total exposure to fossil fuels to less than 1 percent in the near future.

Petroleum Museum

A visit to the Petroleum Museum is an amazing journey through over 230 million years of history. Located in the heart of the Permian Basin, the Petroleum Museum offers interactive education and entertainment for adventurers of all ages.

Naftalan: The Azerbaijan resort where guests bathe in crude oil

At a former Soviet health resort in Azerbaijan, guests sit in hot baths of crude oil to treat skin conditions including eczema and psoriasis.

Port Everglades - Wikipedia

Port Everglades is South Florida's main seaport for petroleum products including gasoline, jet fuel, and alternative fuels. The port serves as the primary storage and distribution seaport for refined petroleum products.

Past is prologue: Genetic ‘memory’ of ancestral environments helps organisms readapt

Organisms carry long-term ‘memories’ of their ancestral homelands that help them adapt to environmental change, according to a new study that involved raising chickens on the Tibetan Plateau and an adjacent lowland site.

Henry’s Doomed Wives

Stories, legends and myths surround the building of Henry Flagler’s railroad.

Rethinking the Apocalypse: An Indigenous Anti-Futurist Manifesto

This is the Indigenous anti-future.

Anti-Colonial Science & The Ubiquity of Plastic

"Even when plastic is misbehaving, which means it's being bad kin, you can still do good kinship with bad kin."

Oil for Aladdin’s Lamp (revised version) : Unknown : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

Fish, Kin and Hope: Tending to Water Violations in amiskwaciwâskahikan and Treaty Six Territory

...the bones of dinosaurs and the traces of flora and fauna from mil- lions of years ago which surface in rocks and loamy earth in Alberta act as teachers for us, reminding us of the life that once teemed here...

Investors Guide to Oil and Gas

Oil and gas exploration is part divination and part science fiction, so if you are thinking of investing in this early phase there is a lot you need to know in order to be able to balance risk with reward.


كتاب البلهان (Kitab al-Bulhan) Book of Wonders, devils talking

Not O.K.

How Big Oil Misled The Public Into Believing Plastic Would Be Recycled

An NPR and PBS Frontline investigation reveals how the oil and gas industry used the promise of recycling to sell more plastic, even when they knew it would never work on a large scale.

The secrets of Trinidad's black lake

In the south of the Caribbean island of Trinidad lies a mysterious black lake.

Visions of Eternity: Plastic and the Ontology of Oil

Plastic is a petroleum product that claims at least a quarter of all the oil extracted. More than this, though, it is through plastics that we begin to fathom the complete permeation of oil into every facet of cultural life.