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By James G. Speight

There's just one substance recognized to mankind that could reason wars, impression international economies, and make international locations wealthy: petroleum. yet how a lot does the typical individual, even the typical engineer, learn about it? This ebook describes the petroleum in easy-to-understand language for either the layperson and engineer alike. From the economics of attempting to find oil and fuel, getting it out of the floor, into pipelines, into refineries, and, ultimately, into your gasoline tank, this booklet covers the petroleum like no different therapy sooner than.

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