Inside the oil industry

by Mara, Wil,

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 338.2 M32
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 338.2 M32
 
 
Summary
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.
Contents
The pursuit of innovation
Where is all began
Increasing demand
Oil and warfare
The rise of the east
Oil shortages
How it all works today
Petropolitics
Today and tomorrow.

Additional Information
Series Big business (Essential Library (Firm))
Subjects Petroleum industry and trade -- Juvenile literature.
Petroleum products -- Juvenile literature.
Petroleum industry and trade.
Petroleum products.
Publisher Minneapolis, MN :2017
Other Titles Oil industry
Language English
Description 112 pages : illustrations (some color ), color map ; 22 x 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-109) and index.
ISBN 9781680783728
1680783726
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