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The story behind oil

by Moore, Heidi, 1976-

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Oversize j q 553.2 MOO
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Oversize
 
Call Number  j q 553.2 MOO
 
 
Summary
Where does oil come from? What is 'Greek fire'? How does an oil pump work? To uncover the hidden facts behind everyday things, explore the secrets of True Stories. True Stories reveals the surprising truth about a range of subjects. Discover everything you could wish to know, and some things you'll wish you didn't, about a huge range of topics!
Contents
Oil from the Earth
Energy trapped underground
Discovery and early use
The oil age
Age of the automobile
The problem with petroleum
The future of oil.

Additional Information
Series True stories (Heinemann Library (Firm))
Subjects Petroleum -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Chicago, Ill :Heinemann Library,2009
Other Titles Oil
Language English
Description 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781432923426 (hc)
1432923420 (hc)
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