Batman Universitesi Yasam Bilimleri Dergisi
Cilt 1, Sayı 2  Ocak-Haziran 2012  (ISSN: 2147-4877, E-ISSN: 2459-0614)
İdris Demir

NO Makale Adı
1356116820 Energy Cultures Framework” In th e Transp ortati on Sect or– Implications for the International Oil Industry

Cognitive norms, energy practices and the material culture are the
determinants of the behaviors of the consumers of the energy burning appliances that
lead to the formation of the energy cultures framework. This cultural based approach
of energy consumption patterns reflects itself within the lifestyles of the consumers
that is directly relevant to the final consumption of the energy sources. Consumption
styles of energy burning appliances of the consumers within the transportation
sector have reflections upon the whole cycles of the international oil industry since
the main fuel type of the energy burning appliances of the transportation sector uses
oil products. The uniqueness of the Middle East would acquire more importance.
The reasons are fourfold: the first reason is the bigness of the reserves of the Middle
East. The second reason that contributes directly to the increasing importance of the
Middle East is the low level of exploration, drilling and production costs. The third
reason is the geographic location of the Middle East. The forth reason is the spare
production capacity of the reserves in the region