Crude: The Story of Oil


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The story of oil is written on a time scale that humans can barely grasp, but it starts with something innocuous and seemingly peripheral: the slimy dregs at the bottom of the seaCrude is the unexpurgated biography of oil and its crucial role in everyday modern life. Oil fuels our cars and illuminates our cities, and its by-products fertilise our crops, pave our roads and make plastic. Without petroleum-based fertilizer, about two-fifths of the world's population would not be alive. The Western world's newborn babies are ...

Crude: The Story of Oil 2006, Seven Stories Press

ISBN-13: 9781583227237

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Crude: The Story of Oil 2005, Allen & Unwin, Sydney

ISBN-13: 9781741145977


Crude: The Story of Oil 2004, Seven Stories Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781583226254