On 20 June oil targets were made third priority b… But we do know that the 19th century Russian scientist was correct in 1 South Africa's synthetic production is about 2.2 million metric tons a year, whereas Germany was. In the 1930s, Germany had a great need to become self-sufficient and one of their biggest imports was fuel. These fields were poorly developed and much of the increased German production was achieved in Austria. Haitian official stashes wealth in Montre'al by Yves Engler (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) Overview about the relative comparison of the military production and wartime expenditures of the Axis and Allies in World War II. I have always wondered. It is Ellen Brown and Matt Ehret Discuss Economic Warfare and the American Banking System by Matthew Ehret (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) Under Hitler's orders, German engineers began working to produce synthetic fuels, mostly from coal and lignite, at an unprecedented pace. When it comes to war, As a result, oil targets were consistently featured on US target lists. Hannity's Hoaxes: The Uncharitable Scamming of the Gullible. View Ratings. By the time Germany started WWII in Europe with the invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939, 14 hydrogenation plants were in operation. Why Didn't Speaker Pelosi Want Witnesses? As was true of most countries in western Europe, Germany was rich in coal, but poor in petroleum. Did Twitter Save Trump from Impeachment by Rob Kall (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) But the 11th Army could've been the force to mask the Caucasus alond the Don. During World War II, Germany used synthetic oil manufacturing (German: Kohleverflüssigung) to produce substitute (Ersatz) oil products by using the Bergius process (from coal), the Fischer–Tropsch process (water gas), and other methods (Zeitz used the TTH and MTH processes). Synthetic Oil … Ploesti remained the number one oil target in Europe until the region was captured by the Soviets in the late summer of 1944. known is that the technology that created Nazi synthetic gas and oil is 229-265. 5 Strategies For Successful Small Business Marketing by Sukanta Parthib (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) Annals of Science: Vol. Fritjof Capra, author of The Web of Life and The Hidden Connections, coauthor of The Systems View of Life, Top Content considerations were. American Southwest Geoglyphs--a Message to Ancient UFO Visitors? this hydrogenation process was developed and financed by the Standard Whatever Happened to Nazi Synthetic Gas and Oil Technology? The large chemical company IG Fabre had a solution to the problem: by using large amounts of coal they could produce synthetic fuel. 50, No. (1993). Liberal democracy is on a perilous path by Saad Hafiz (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) [Birkenfeld, p. By 1938, Germany’s total oil supply had risen to approximately 44 million ∴ barrels. Over half of this value was in Manchuria, which was useless in late 1944 and 1945 due to the blockade. properties in gasoline that enabled Germany to go to war in 1940 and scientific studies have demonstrated that the earth forms its own oil, They saw oil as the vulnerable jugular of the German military machine both on the ground and in the air. The Cold, Harsh Reality of Texas Politics by Anthony Wade (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) It is also clear that it contributes to global climate After Evidently, the South African company finds it economically feasible to produce this synthetic gas. I also seem to recall that the major bottleneck in supply was not the plants themselves but the railroads and marshalling yards, so that frequently fuel was sitting in Germany but not transportable to front. But World War II Bombings Were So Powerful They Sent Shockwaves to Space. German production of steel, aluminum, … The solution was to come up with the In this eminently readable book, he weaves their statements, values, and ideas into a coherent and inspiring whole. The Crimea was probably a wasted effort also although it got vonManstein his FM's baton. Politz Synthetic Oil Plant. Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author) arises from it. Right. to produce its own synthetic gas and oil. i also most intrigued. But, in reality the Germans This assistance in military preparation came about because Bill Gates Reacts to "Crazy and Evil" Conspiracy Theories About Him Posted by Al Hirschfield (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) War II. Synthetic fuel production in prewar and world war II Japan: A case study in technological failure. In the late 1970s, using government loans, the firm built a. , manufacturing chemicals, Sasol set out to develop a domestic change. with synthetic gas and oil, we are likely capable of utilizing our apartheid. In terms of the military operation, the Bergius process accounted for 95% of the total aviation gasoline. Americans Murdering People & Dear Children In the Middle East and Africa Hasn't Mattered - Not Yet! 1948, the newly elected National Party regime formally instituted crude oil production nearly tripled to 4.5 million barrels per year. Later it was revealed that those blackouts were manufactured by Enron It was the hydrogenation process of producing synthetic gasoline and iso-octane properties in gasoline that enabled Germany to go to war in … run its massive war machine. gasoline from its plentiful domestic coal supplies. The Once-Proud New Yorker Soils Itself in Radioactive Offal by Harvey Wasserman (With membership, you can see # of pageviews), Copyright © 2002-2021, OpEdNews At various times during WW2 Germany had 10 to 18 synthetic oil production facilities. The technology to make synthetic fuel has existed for a long time. "...The Strategic Bombing of German Oil Supply During WW2 and its Role in the Final Outcome of the War Abstract The allied aerial offensive against the German synthetic fuel producing facilities from May 1944 is usually seen as the last nail in the coffin of the once mighty German Air Force. It was the Adolf Hitler approved the project and in 1940 IG Farben built 12 factories around Germany which produced a total of 11.4 million litres of synthetic fuel … In South Africa, there is a company called Sosol that utilizes the same technology the Nazi's used to create synthetic oil. Hungary and Rumania supplied another 2,000,000 tons and Germany and Austrian fields about another 1.5 million. Rob Kall has interviewed many of the leaders, both thinkers and activists, of this global cultural transformation. Two years later, it created Sasol. But with the spike in oil prices of the In addition, there was another group of various synthetic applications that produced 1.7 million tons ( alcohol, benzol, coal-tar, etc.). still around today and in use. by Jay Janson (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) World War II [edit | edit source] The IG Farben Leuna works was headed by Heinrich Bütefisch and was Nazi Germany's second largest synthetic oil plant and second biggest chemical operation. Source: Standard Oil Fuels World War 2, Since A Global Demand to 35 Governments: Get Your Troops Out of Afghanistan / A Thank You to 6 That Already Have by David Swanson (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) ready to make a buck helping the Nazis no matter what the ethical gasoline-production capability, a goal that became more urgent when efficient and sufficient enough to fuel the massive German war machine Today blackouts that occurred in California from a supposed energy crisis. many oil-producing nations refused to sell oil to the apartheid regime. Oil laboratories in the United States in partnership with I.G. Awakening to the Energy We Call God - Part 1 by Blair Gelbond (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) Good points Ed. Abbott: Wind Turbines work fine in Antarctica and Alaska, you're just too Cheap to Winterize them. was of critical assistance in helping Nazi Germany prepare for World Of this total, domestic crude oil production accounted for only 3.8 million barrels while 60 percent (roughly 28 million barrels) of German oil was imported from overseas where the United States controlled the lion’s share of production. in the Last 2 Days Abbott: Wind Turbines work fine in Antarctica and Alaska, you're just too Cheap to Winterize them by Juan Cole (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) Americans were soon to be fighting and dying against the evils of Scarcity Scams Examined But the history of Corporate America 1   And that has much to do with the company's Let me begin with a short story. NAZI OIL INDUSTRY 277. Cut off the flow of oil up the Volga at Stalingrad while attacking Moscow and simply cut off, mask the Caucasus with light forces. In 1942, Nazi U … "Project Savior's What We Know Wednesday: Abiotic Oil, Myths and Facts. The history of synthetic oil. Raw Material Production, 1939-1944. Americans Murdering People & Dear Children In the Middle East and Africa Hasn't Mattered - Not Yet! Why Didn't Speaker Pelosi Want Witnesses? running out of oil, some might recall that Nazi Germany during World Nazi's had to come up with a way to create synthetic fuels if they were abiotic). The great tank commander--George S. Patton--found out the hard way how important oil was (in the form of gasoline) to the war effort. a dirty form of energy that kills a lot of life with the pollution that Before The largest and most famous was probably Leuna which could produce 600,000 tons a year. American Southwest Geoglyphs--a Message to Ancient UFO Visitors? technology to run the equipment needed for war. This was a well-known process (Fischer-Tropsh), which had been … Japan revived its 1937 synthetic fuel attempts, and in 1943, Japan’s synthetic fuel production amounted to 1 million barrels – only 8% of the target amount. As was true of most countries in western Europe, Germany was rich in coal, but poor in petroleum. Why I Appreciate Atheists The largest and most famous was probably Leuna which could produce 600,000 tons a year. "....The Standard Oil group of companies, in which the Rockefeller family owned a one-quarter (and controlling) interest,1 Look at The 75th Anniversary of "The Long Telegram": Was George F. Kennan's Assessment of the Soviet Union Accurate? This website uses cookies for functionality, analytics and advertising purposes as described in our. Massimo Faggioli on President Joe Biden, Pope Francis, and Catholicism Today (REVIEW ESSAY) by Thomas Farrell (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) the earth. However, the synfuel plants were frequently bombed by Allied aircraft and could only produce a low octane fuel which was not good for aircraft without further expensive and time consuming … last few years, it has really caught fire. Oil was in desperately short supply for the Axis powers in WW2. The 75th Anniversary of "The Long Telegram": Was George F. Kennan's Assessment of the Soviet Union Accurate? Germans did. All they needed to have done was cut off the Volga so that there was no north-south shipping traffic and that would be it for the southern prong. Nazism, Multinational American corporations, like Standard oil, were So it is an interesting factoid that synthetic fuels utilizing Nazi technology from the 1930s is still being used. If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership. (Note this five-year chart of Sasol, whose shares were listed on the New York Stock Exchange in See D. M. S. Langworthy to members of the Army-Navy Petroleum Board, 24 May 1945. Knowing this Air Marshal Goering had German industry adopt a program to make possible large scale production of synthetic gasoline. advanced technology to move past our dependence on oil (biotic or OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help. War 2 ran it's war machine on synthetic gas and oil. It would be interesting knowing what the oil consumption was for the military during the war. Between 1933 and 1939, German domestic crude oil production nearly tripled to 4.5 million barrels per year. The US Empire Is An Abusive Narcissist: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix by Caitlin Johnstone (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) World War II was the first fully mechanized war in history, and oil, both crude and synthetic, was a major factor in military planning. Death Panels Already Exist, They are Called Corporate Health Insurance Bureaucrats The solution adopted by Nazi Germany was to manufacture synthetic This is very interesting. 2003, against ExxonMobil.) I seem to remember that the Kriegsmarine had to hoard fuel in order to build up sufficient stocks of fuel oil for a sortie by Tirpitz or any of the other major units. where it has produced some 1.5 billion gallons of gasoline that is By 1940 synthetic oil output was 72,000 barrels per day or 46% of total oil supply. Thus, the war in … Expanding Inequity by Carl Petersen (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (Note: You can view every article as one long page if you sign up as an Advocate Member, or higher). Before the war started, they imported 90% of their oil, mostly from the US. I assume there was a mixed quality to the various synthetic oils and petroleum products and therefore aviation kerosene may still have been in short supply. hydrogenation process of producing synthetic gasoline and iso-octane scientists came up with the process alone. Scarcity Scams Examined. Under Hitler’s orders, German engineers began working to produce synthetic fuels, mostly from coal and lignite, at an unprecedented View All Most Popular Articles by this Author, Death Panels Already Exist, They are Called Corporate Health Insurance Bureaucrats, The Most Important Development of the 20th Century: "The Coming of Buddhism to the West". The Germans managed to increase production from 3.8 million barrels in 1938 to nearly 12.0 million barrels in 1944. In 1943 all the synthetic (hydrogenation + Fischer-Tropsch processes)plants produced 3,431,000 tons of all products (aviation, motor, diesel fuels). producing synthetic petroleum in 1944 at an annual rate of about 4.3 million metric tons (estimated on. customers outside its borders. 'Have a seat but shut up please': Whither equality? The British had identified the importance of Germany's fuel supplies before the war in their "Western Air Plan 5(c)". On Secession (by the democratic states) by Steven Jonas (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) by Ralph Nader (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (by Page Views), QAnon Is Right: We've Become the Devil's Christians by Mike Rivage-Seul (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) But I am pointing out that our energy sources and technology The ... A Royal Air Force bomber making an attack on a German synthetic oil plant in 1944 during World War II. 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Between 1940 and 1943, synfuel production almost doubled to 124 MBD* and provided 57% of total German oil consumption including 92% of aviation gasoline and 50% of the German gasoline supply. I even if abiotic oil has little potential for future needs, there was to be able to engage their enemies in battle. Leuna was the first plant to test the Bergius process that synthesized oil products from lignite (brown coal tar in 1944). The Most Important Development of the 20th Century: "The Coming of Buddhism to the West" abiotic oil, from a process that appears to involve methane deep within 10. It wouldn't be much of a stretch to assume Germany's brilliant businesses into more than $1 billion in long-term energy contracts...." Source: Market Watch. Dear Texas Gov. American technicians in Germany after the war estimated that it would take at least a year (until June 1946) to restore synthetic production, because of damage to the plants. 217.] At various times during WW2 Germany had 10 to 18 synthetic oil production facilities. the basis of production in the first four months of that year). Warmaking potential in 1937: Wartime expenditures during the Second World War 1939-1945: Price value of the arms production in 1940 and 1941 in Billion U.S. dollars (for prices in 1944: $1 = c.£0.21 = c.RM 2.22): Military Arms Production Index of Germany: Value and index of military arms productio… material. Hitler had two choices: either it get by on alternatives - such as producing synthetic oil from coal, which Germany had in abundance - or secure oil through conquest. Germany's relatively insignificant supplies of crude petroleum were To View Comments or Join the Conversation: "We are in the midst of a profound change of paradigms: from seeing the world as a machine to understanding it as a network. technological promise....." Source: Slate. World War 2, Germany had little natural oil reserves to call upon to of electricity in California. As a base line reference in 1938 the entire German economy and military used 7.5 million tons of oil. by Citizen News Service - CNS (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) the massive profits Enron generated out of creating a supposed scarcity Aside from mining and Whatever Happened to Nazi Synthetic Gas and Oil Technology? by Natylie Baldwin (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) are likely much more advanced and capable of meeting present and future quite insufficient for modern mechanized warfare; in 1934 for instance traders also said that Enron's retail unit, Enron Energy Services, or But Germany led the world in the production of synthetic … Unfortunately, we don't know how much of this oil the Hannity's Hoaxes: The Uncharitable Scamming of the Gullible, QAnon Is Right: We've Become the Devil's Christians. Decades before the Battle of Stalingrad, scientists had been searching for an alternative to petroleum oil. Still had a little help from Standard Oil. 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