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Oil

by Farndon, John.

Format: Print Book 2007
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Millvale Community Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J577 FAR
Location  Millvale Community Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J577 FAR
 
 
Summary
With more than 20 million copies sold in 41 languages and more than 88 countries worldwide, DK Eyewitness has been the most trusted series in reference publishing for more then three decades. Visually engaging, informative, and lively, the more than 100 titles in the Eyewitness series focus on subjects that complement students' personal interests and areas of study to make learning simple and fun. The most trusted nonfiction series for teachers, librarians, and parents Perfect for homework help Combination of pictures and text make the series perfect for reluctant readers and ESL students
Contents
King oil
Ancient oil
Oil for light
Dawn of the oil age
The oil bonanza
What is oil?
Where oil comes from
Natural gas
Coal and peat
Oil traps
Solid oil
How oil is found
Getting the oil out
Offshore oil rigs
Piped oil
Oil on the ocean
Refining oil
Energy and transportation
Materials from oil
Plastics and polymers
Big oil
The struggle for oil
Dirty oil
Saving oil
Oil substitutes
Wind power
Solar energy
Water power
Nuclear power
Production and consumption.

Additional Information
Series DK eyewitness books.
Subjects Petroleum -- Juvenile literature.
Petroleum.
Publisher London ; New York :DK,2007
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
ISBN 9780756629700 (trade bdg.)
0756629705 (trade bdg.)
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