Oil by Vaclav Smil
Resources, production, uses, impacts

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Energy expert Vaclav Smil presents a sharp-witted and approachable guide to oil's origins, exploration, extraction and use. This book is the perfect starting point for readers who wish to understand the science and culture behind our oil-driven world. Dr. Smil is the author of over 20 books and is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (Science Academy) and the first non-American to receive the American Association for the Advancement of Science Award for Public Understanding of Science and Technology, he has been an invited speaker in more than 250 conferences and workshops in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia and Africa.
 

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Published June 23, 2010 by Garrett County Press. 195 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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