Books tagged: oil industry

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J. Paul Getty: The Dysfunctional Billionaire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Profile of J. Paul Getty, one of America’s first billionaires. Getty, the richest man in the world in the mid 20th century, was a consummate businessman who built an oil empire and left a vast antiquities and art collection as his legacy. But he was a womanizer, a miser, and a completely dysfunctional parent. This is a tale of great success in business and utter failure as a human being.
The Broken Statue
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A statue of a striking young woman is buried and lost for thirty years, representing shattered lives and dreams. This story captures the wild risk-taking, broken lives, and the lavish lifestyles of the gilded age of the early oil industry, based on the real-life legacy of oil-baron E. W. Marland who made and lost a fortune before becoming notorious by marrying his adopt daugther Lydie.
The Whiplash Hypothesis
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,830. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In 1967, Marine officer Sam Weber is sent on a top secret mission to destroy an enemy arms depot run by a wealthy Chinese named Sing Han. There Sam meets Sing Han’s daughter, Liang, who helps him escape. In 1984 Sam and Liang meet again and fall in love. Sing Han has been plotting for years to destroy the U.S economy by manipulating the global price of oil. Only Sam and Liang stand in his way.
Old Poison
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 77,350. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010 by Lobathian Publishers. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When environmentalist Evelyn Lilac is murdered, Private investigator Diana Hunter begins a dangerous journey from California to New Mexico and finally to the Costa Rican rain forest. Her investigation turns up secrets regarding global warming, corporate greed, and a deadly alternative fuel which could make the Earth as dry and lifeless as Mars.
The Hurricane Lover
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,150. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A journalist enlists the help of her meteorologist lover in the hunt for a con artist using chaos as cover for murder and identity theft during the epic hurricane season of 2005. This smart, sexy thriller incorporates the fascinating science of megastorms and actual emails exchanged by officials during Katrina, Rita and the greatest disaster management goat screw in US history.
Oil under Sherwood Forest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
britain is an island so supplies have to be imported. during both world wars the germans decided starvation - food for the people, oil for machinery, would be effective. discovering oil in the middle of nottinghamshire made a difference. this is the story.
Colorado Oil Gas Shale Jobs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Petroleum
Colorado is leading the United State of America in petroleum oil energy independence. Chase Leo travels the nation as well as the planet to update information surrounding the petroleum oil industry, especially oil sands, shale and international news concerning gas. Chase Leo covered Kuwait's conflict reporting protections of the petroleum in Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey, Germany, Egypt and Greece.
Oil USA Gas Tax
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Mining
The petroleum industry in the United States of America offers tax incentives to investors, stock brokers and job seekers. Educate yourself by learning about the investments made while saving taxes by engaging yourself in the nation's energy efficiency. Save on taxes. Benefit your bottom line. Benefit your bank account. Benefit the United States by investing in the nation's oil, gas and shale.
Petroleum Oil Science
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects
Chase Leo, author of numerous articles on oil, encourages petroleum engineers to migrate to Colorado. Leo welcomes visitors, writes books, and gives tours to international executives, teaching them English. Chase Leo travels overseas to encourage investors in Europe and Asia to invest in Colorado. In his books on Colorado, Leo writes about traveling with an interest in Colorado oil, gas and shale.
Crashkurs - Nicht noch ein Weltuntergangsbuch
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,840. Language: German. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Der Titel “Crashkurs” ist bewusst mehrdeutig gewählt. Das, was wir als westliche Zivilisation begreifen ist heute qualifiziert im ultimativen Chaos, einem Crash zu enden. Andrerseits ist ein Crashkurs auch immer eine intensive, kompakte Schulung. Dieser Crashkurs ist eine Schule der geistigen Selbstverteidigung. Wissen ist Macht, das ist die zentrale Botschaft des Buches.