Behrendt, Ernst. Petroleum. Science Program.

New York, Nelson Doubleday, 1966.

8vo. 63 pp., final blank page. With 4 pp. of the "Science Bulletin", not included in pagination. With numerous black-and-white photographic illustrations, 12 mounted photographic illustrations in colour, a plan of oil and gas fields in the U.S., and several charts and drawings. Orignal printed wrappers. Stapled.


Accurate overview of gasoline production and oil exploration in the United States. Features historical images of California's first commercial oil well at Pico Canyon as well as of the Drake well in Titusville, Pennsylvania, which struck oil in 1859. In addition, the booklet discusses the general merits of petroleum, its transportation, the maintenance of pipelines and the operation of drilling rigs.

Prepared in cooperation with Science Service, Washington, D.C.

Spine somewhat rubbed. With publisher's original sticker to front cover.


OCLC 663432314.

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