Oil / written by John Farndon.
- 3 of 3 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
- 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Holdable?||Status||Due Date|
|Prince Rupert Library||J 553.282 Farn (Text)||33294001725019||Juvenile Non-Fiction||Volume hold||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780756629700 (trade bdg.)
- ISBN: 0756629705 (trade bdg.)
- Physical Description: 72 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm. + 1 clip-art CD (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
- Publisher: London ; DK, c2007.
At head of title: Eyewitness.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
King oil -- Ancient oil -- Oil for light -- Dawn of the oil age -- Oil bonanza -- What is oil? -- Where oil comes from -- Natural gas -- Coal and peat -- Oil traps -- Solid oil -- How oil is found -- Getting the oil out -- Offshore oil rigs -- Piped oil -- Oil on the ocean -- Refining oil -- Energy and transportation -- Materials from oil -- Plastics and polymers -- Big oil -- Struggle for oil -- Dirty oil -- Saving oil -- Oil substitutes -- Wind power -- Solar energy -- Water power -- Nuclear power -- Production and consumption -- Timeline -- Find out more -- Glossary.
Provides information about oil and other petroleum products, explaining what they are and how they are used; discussing oil exploration, drilling, and refining; and looking at the problem of pollution and alternatives to oil as a fuel source.
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|Subject:||Petroleum > Juvenile literature.
|Genre/Form:||Adult easy reading.
|Topic Heading:||Books with accompanying CD-ROM.
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