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Crude : the story of oil

Author: Sonia Shah
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories ; London : Turnaround [distributor], 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of oil, from the circumstances of its birth millions of years ago, to the spectacle of its rise as the indispensible ingredient of modern life.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shah, Sonia.
Crude.
New York : Seven Stories ; London : Turnaround [distributor], 2006
(OCoLC)894798008
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sonia Shah
ISBN: 1583227237 9781583227237 1583226257 9781583226254
OCLC Number: 64745317
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Description: xxiii, 232 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: List of tables --
Preface For the love of oil --
Oil is born --
Eclipse of coal --
Exile from Tethys --
Into the cold --
Rockefeller's ghost --
Refining the hunt --
Curse of crude --
Carbon perils --
Running on empty --
Challengers, old and new --
Death throes --
Tables; Notes; Index; Acknowledgments; About the author.
Responsibility: Sonia Shah.

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This is the story of oil, from the circumstances of its birth millions of years ago, to the spectacle of its rise as the indispensible ingredient of modern life.

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