A naturally occurring liquid found beneath the Earth's surface, which consists of hydrocarbons of various molecular weights and other liquid organic compounds is called Petroleum. Petroleum is considered as a fossil fuel as it is formed when large quantities of dead organisms, usually zooplankton and algae, are buried underneath sedimentary rock and subjected to intense heat and pressure. Petroleum recovery is mostly done through oil drilling. Petroleum; the earth's finite reserves of oil has a negative impact on Earth's biosphere. It causes air pollution by releasing greenhouse gases and damages the ecosystems through oil spills. In one form or the other, Petroleum is in use since ancient times. The rise in importance was due to its wide usage. Petroleum plays a vital role in maintenance of industrialized civilization.
With an increase in its usage the subject has gained importance and extensive research is being done that covers a wide range of topics related to Petroleum. Many Journals have been established that publish the articles related to Petroleum and the work is made online. The Online publishing has gained importance as it is user friendly and is available 24X7. There are many Petroleum Online Journals that publishes papers related to various topics in Petroleum Engineering. Journal of Petroleum and Environmental Biotechnology is one of the successful Petroleum Online Journals published by OMICS International.
Online Journals are scholarly and peer reviewed journals. The journals provide forum and motivates scientists, researchers, academics, engineers, and practitioners in all aspects to share their professional and academic knowledge in the fields computing, engineering, humanities, economics, social sciences, management, medical science, and related disciplines. Online Journals also aims to reach a large number of readers worldwide with original and current research work completed on the vital issues of the above important disciplines. The journals permit all readers to read, view, download and print the full-text of all published articles without any subscription or restrictions.
Last date updated on June, 2014