By James G. Speight
There's just one substance identified to mankind which may reason wars, effect worldwide economies, and make international locations wealthy: petroleum. yet how a lot does the typical individual, even the common engineer, learn about it? This publication describes the petroleum in easy-to-understand language for either the layperson and engineer alike. From the economics of attempting to find oil and fuel, getting it out of the floor, into pipelines, into refineries, and, ultimately, into your gasoline tank, this ebook covers the petroleum like no different remedy ahead of.
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