Inside the oil industry
by Mara, Wil,
|Format:||Print Book 2017|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around oil, the fossil fuel that powers much of the modern world. It explores the oil industry's history, petroleum's many uses, and the ways in which companies are trying to boost efficiencies to make it a viable energy source for many years to come. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
ContentsThe pursuit of innovation
Where is all began
Oil and warfare
The rise of the east
How it all works today
Today and tomorrow.
|Series||Big business (Essential Library (Firm))|
Petroleum industry and trade
-- Juvenile literature.
Petroleum products -- Juvenile literature.
Petroleum industry and trade.
|Publisher|| Minneapolis, MN :2017
|Other Titles|| Oil industry
112 pages : illustrations (some color ), color map ; 22 x 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-109) and index.