One of the advantages of offshore drilling is that it increases domestic oil production, while a disadvantage is the effect it has on the environment. While it has its positives, there are also definite negatives to offs... More »

Diamond Offshore maintains a fleet of vessels and structures that are capable of drilling into the Earth from key locations in the ocean in order to access petroleum deposits and withdraw their contents. The company cont... More » Business & Finance Corporations

Nabors Industries, Atwood Oceanics and Diamond Offshore Drilling are offshore drilling companies as of 2015. Each company drills offshore near the United States and in international locations and operates several differe... More » Business & Finance Industries

The main disadvantage of coal mining is that it is very hazardous to the health of the people involved in mining, while also having serious negative effects on the environment. Another disadvantage of coal mining is that... More »

The oil industry affects the environment in a variety of ways including drilling, transporting and the potential for spills. Chemical byproducts created during drilling contain many known toxins, and the metal pipes used... More »

Money is a useful tool for motivating employees, but results can be mixed and unexpected, including the advantage of boosting production and the disadvantage of encouraging possibly unethical behavior. It is wise to rese... More »

The advantages of solar power include the energy independence it bestows on its users, quiet energy production, the lack of negative effects on the environment, and its overall cost. On the other hand, the high initial c... More » Science Environmental Science Natural Resources