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The A to Z of the petroleum industry

Author: M S Vassiliou
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009.
Series: A to Z guides, 116.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This reference presents the history of the petroleum industry from pre-modern times to the present day. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on companies, people, places, events, technologies, and phenomena related to the history of the world's petroleum industry.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M S Vassiliou
ISBN: 9780810871533 081087153X 9780810870666 0810870665
OCLC Number: 435421515
Notes: Originally published in 2009 as Historical dictionary of the petroleum industry.
Description: 1, 665 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Editor's foreword / Jon Woronoff --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Acronyms and abbreviations --
Chronology --
Introduction --
THE DICTIONARY --
Appendixes: 1. Petroleum industry units and conversions; 2. Major Middle Eastern consortia of the Seven Sisters and CFP; 3. Various companies with roots in Standard Oil; 4. Top five oil-producing countries for 20-year intervals since 1861; 5. Sweet and sour crudes; 6. Crudes in the OPEC basket; 7. Major oil supply disruptions; 8. Tanker classification; 9. Largest oil spills; 10. Refinery fractions; 11. Largest oil fields; 12. Largest gas fields; 13. Other giant oil and gas fields of historical interest; 14. Figures --
Bibliography --
About the author.
Series Title: A to Z guides, 116.
Responsibility: M.S. Vassiliou.

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This reference presents the history of the petroleum industry from pre-modern times to the present day. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on companies, people, places, events, technologies, and phenomena related to the history of the world's petroleum industry.

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