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Oil is the lifeblood of the modern world. Without it, there would be no planes, no plastic, no exotic produce, and a global political landscape few would recognize. Humanity’s dependence upon oil looks set to continue for decades to come, but what is it?Fully updated and packed with fascinating facts to fuel dinner party debate, Professor Vaclav Smil's Oil: A Beginner's Guide explains all matters related to the ‘black stuff’, from its discovery in the earth right through to the controversy that surrounds it today.
Number of Pages: 210
Genre: Technology, Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Petroleum, Power Resources, Industries
Series Title: Beginner's Guides
Book theme: Fossil Fuels, Energy
Author: Vaclav Smil
Street Date: January 9, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-7950
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