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The History Of Standard Oil Company By Ida M. Tarbell
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From the PREFACE: "...it is one of the very few business organizations of the country whose growth could be traced in trustworthy documents. There is in existence just such documentary... More > material for a history of the Standard Oil Company as there is for a history of the Civil War or the French Revolution, or any other national episode which has divided men's minds. This has come about largely from the fact that almost constantly since its organization in 1870 the Standard Oil Company has been under investigation by the Congress of the United States and by the Legislatures of various states in which it has operated, on the suspicion that it was receiving rebates from the railroads and was practising methods in restraint of free trade." -Ida M. Tarbell note: The first ever muckraking literary style used in the U.S. Many writers still honor this technique and use it today!< Less
Oil In Their Blood By Herman K. Trabish
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This historical novel is a matriarch's remembrance of two oil industry families over three generations: In Pennsylvania, as the Civil War ends, oil industry pioneers fight to control the commodity,... More > own the infrastructure and win the wealth; in the 1890s New York City of the Standard Oil barons, the second generation fights corruption and suffers romantic tragedy as the trade goes global; and, caught in the terrible horrors of World War I, the third generation learns what mature love—and oil—really mean to the emerging modern world. In lean, muscular prose and through relentless storytelling, the book (the first in a multivolume saga of oil's history) is a tour of the world's first oil producing regions, from Pennsylvania to Baku to Mesopotamia to Indonesia to Persia to Romania. It weaves hard fact with adventure, romance and melodrama to explore the metaphysical and stark cold truths about love, family, oil and our addiction to it.< Less
Oil In Their Blood By Herman K. Trabish
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This historical novel is a matriarch's remembrance of two oil industry families over three generations: In Pennsylvania, as the Civil War ends, oil industry pioneers fight to control the commodity,... More > own the infrastructure and win the wealth; in the 1890s New York City of the Standard Oil barons, the second generation fights corruption and suffers romantic tragedy as the trade goes global; and, caught in the terrible horrors of World War I, the third generation learns what mature love—and oil—really mean to the emerging modern world. In lean, muscular prose and through relentless storytelling, the book (the first in a multivolume saga of oil's history) is a tour of the world's first oil producing regions, from Pennsylvania to Baku to Mesopotamia to Indonesia to Persia to Romania. It weaves hard fact with adventure, romance and melodrama to explore the metaphysical and stark cold truths about love, family, oil and our addiction to it.< Less
Safety & Health for the Oil & Gas Industry By Carlstien Lutchmedial, CSP, CPP, CMIOSH
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This is a text book prepares you for a career in safety and health for the oil and gas industry. It exceeds the standards required to successfully complete the NEBOSH international technical... More > certificate in Oil and Gas Operational safety. This is a great reference book that applies to both offshore and onshore personnel. Professionals in the Oil and Gas industry may want to keep this a a desk reference to guide their safety management programmes. Readers are provided with the practice of HSE at an international level of best practices.< Less
Mechanism & Designing of Oil Gas Separator By Antara Nandy
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The report begins with the introduction of oil gas separator, various classifications and working principles. This is followed by discussion of basic characteristics used to evaluate the dimensions... More > of separator. Fluid properties including gas liquid ratios (GLR, retention time etc.) form the bases of evaluation of unknown design parameters like vessel size. Certain fundamental mechanical properties like wall thickness, bending moments and stresses are detailed and illustrated in the next section. Graphical description includes AUTOCAD drawings of 3 phase gas separators and 3 dimensional views of horizontal separators displaying various basic internals. The installations for instrumentation and control of 3 phase separation have been covered in succeeding parts. Safety aspects and costing elements have been covered in the concluding parts. Net cost is determined using standardized equations relating cost to size and material of construction for design optimization.< Less
Art West Standard Calendar 2018 By Art West
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DESCRIPTION Add some PainTing BADass color to your home or office with Art West's 2017 Calendar, featuring twelve paintings each done in his unique, colorful style. 11" x 8.5", coil... More > binding, white interior paper (100# weight), full-color interior ink. Premium calendar also available (scroll to bottom of page). Truly a fantastic deal for fans of Art West. Would make a fabulous Christmas gift. 12 exquisite pages of Art's finest paintings! Add this calendar to your Fine Art collection. ABOUT Art James West [Bad-ass] ultra-cool, genuinely intriguing, with supreme style, so bad it's good. Featuring his whimsical, colorful, visionary landscapes of the West & Beyond. Award-winning artist and Taos Icon, Art West now has a working artist studio/art gallery in downtown Santa Fe. Add some PainTing BADass Color to your life! Art West Studio 112 W. San Francisco Street Santa Fe, NM 87108 web: www.ArtWestStudio.com phone: 505.629.9438 Originals and prints available< Less
Sikorsky S-92 sets the standard By Peter Dancey
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When Sikorsky set out in the early 199os to design the 19-seat S-92 it intended to develop a derivative of the S-701H=60 Spirit military helicopter that would appeal to the commercial market and... More > rival the Eurocopter Super Puma, and provide a replacement for the Sikorsky S-61 Stallion. The new design that eventually emerged was essentially an all-new design incorporating many important advanced safety and reliability and manouvreability features that has seen the type in the UK adopted by HMCG and the off-shore oil-industry, the 19-seat capacity and ease of maintainability offering considerable savings in operating costs.< Less
Oil and Gas Production Handbook: An Introduction to Oil and Gas Production, Transport, Refining and Petrochemical Industry (Color Edition) By Håvard Devold
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This handbook has been compiled for readers with an interest in the oil and gas industry. It is an overview of the main processes and equipment. When we searched for a suitable introduction to be... More > used for new engineers, I discovered that much of the equipment is described in standards, equipment manuals and project documentation. Little material was found to quickly give the reader an overview of the entire oil and gas industry, while still preserving enough detail to let the engineer have an appreciation of the main characteristics and design issues. I have had many requests that downstream processes be included, and have restructured the book into Upstream, Midstream, Refining and Petrochemical, adding basic information on these facilities. The main focus of the book is still the upstream production process.< Less
Oil and Gas Production Handbook: An Introduction to Oil and Gas Production, Transport, Refining and Petrochemical Industry By Håvard Devold
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This handbook has been compiled for readers with an interest in the oil and gas industry. It is an overview of the main processes and equipment. When we searched for a suitable introduction to be... More > used for new engineers, I discovered that much of the equipment is described in standards, equipment manuals and project documentation. Little material was found to quickly give the reader an overview of the entire oil and gas industry, while still preserving enough detail to let the engineer have an appreciation of the main characteristics and design issues. I have had many requests that downstream processes be included, and have restructured the book into Upstream, Midstream, Refining and Petrochemical, adding basic information on these facilities. The main focus of the book is still the upstream production process. This book is by no means a complete description on the detailed design of any part of this process, and many details have been omitted in order to summarize a vast subject.< Less
Strategies of U.S. Independent Oil Companies Abroad By Jean-François Landeau
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Analysis of the US oil companies' international strategies. Key to understand what moves the oil industry. Quoted in Alfred D. Chandler "Scale and Scope: The Dynamics of Industrial... More > Capitalism". This is a reprint of my Harvard Business School D.B.A. thesis published by UMI Research Press. Signed copies available from the author at: jflandeau@hotmail.com.< Less