Petroleum: Its History, Occurrence, Production, Uses And Tests (1915)


SKU: 9781163958018
Author: Walker, George T
Publication Date: 09/10/2010
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Petroleum: Its History, Occurrence, Production, Uses And Tests (1915) is a comprehensive book written by George T. Walker. The book delves into the history of petroleum, its occurrence, production, uses, and tests. It provides a detailed analysis of the various geological formations that contain petroleum, including the types of rocks and minerals that are commonly associated with oil deposits. The book also explores the different methods used to extract oil from the ground, such as drilling, fracking, and refining.In addition to discussing the production of petroleum, the book also covers its many uses. It examines the role that petroleum plays in the production of various products, including gasoline, diesel fuel, plastics, and lubricants. The book also explores the environmental impact of petroleum production and use, including the effects of oil spills and air pollution.Throughout the book, Walker provides detailed explanations of the various tests used to analyze petroleum. He discusses the different types of tests used to determine the quality and purity of oil, including viscosity tests, flash-point tests, and distillation tests.Overall, Petroleum: Its History, Occurrence, Production, Uses And Tests (1915) is a comprehensive guide to the world of petroleum. It provides a wealth of information on the history, production, and uses of this important resource, making it an essential read for anyone interested in the oil industry.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.