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Title:
Oil and gas
Author:
Zronik, John Paul, 1972-
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Publication Information:
New York : Crabtree Pub., [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
What is oil? -- Oil in history -- Oil traps -- Exploration -- The drilling rigs -- Oil deposits -- Oil refining -- Uses of oil -- Transporting oil -- Pollution problems -- Alternatives to oil -- Glossary.
Reading Level:
NC 1100 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.2 1.0 78735.
ISBN:
9780778714125

9780778714446
Format :
Book

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Oil and Gas takes a fascinating look at this disappearing fossil fuel and the products created from it. Discover how oil is formed, where it is located in the world, and the environmental and economic problems its use has created.


Table of Contents

The big blowoutp. 4
What is oil?p. 6
Oil in historyp. 8
Around the worldp. 12
Explorationp. 14
Drilling for oilp. 18
Refining oilp. 22
Pipelines and tankersp. 26
Pollutionp. 28
Alternatives to oilp. 30
Glossary and indexp. 32