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Prince Rupert Library J 553.282 Farn (Text) 33294001725019 Juvenile Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780756629700 (trade bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0756629705 (trade bdg.)
  • Physical Description: print
    72 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm. + 1 clip-art CD (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • Publisher: London ; New York : DK, c2007.

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General Note: Includes index.
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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Petroleum -- Juvenile literature
Genre/Form: Adult easy reading.
Topic Heading: Books with accompanying CD-ROM.
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