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Early accounts of petroleum in the United States

by Buck, William J.

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Published by Printed by Bloss & Cogswell in Titusville, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William J. Buck.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN872.A5 B9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination12 p. ;
      Number of Pages12
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6969683M
      LC Control Number06017448
      OCLC/WorldCa4626273

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The embroiderer's book of design. Smithsonian Libraries. Early accounts of petroleum in the United States By William J. Buck. Titusville, PA: Printed by Bloss & Cogswell, An early study of the American petroleum industry, prepared by Buck based on the material he gathered at the time of the Centennial World Fair of at Philadelphia.

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Petroleum in the United States has been a major industry since shortly after the oil discovery in the Oil Creek area of Titusville, Pennsylvania in The industry includes exploration, production, processing (refining), transportation, and marketing of natural gas and petroleum products.

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Petroleum became a major industry following the oil discovery at Oil Creek. Petroleum also makes up 40% of total energy consumption in the United States, but is responsible for only 2% of electricity generation. Petroleum's worth as a portable, dense energy source powering the vast majority of vehicles and as the base of many industrial chemicals makes it one of the world's most important commodities.

The Pennsylvania well that launched America’s petroleum age was feet deep. Coal Oil fuels Lamps. In the early days of America, when the sun went down, there was only dim light to resist the darkness.

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Nuclear energy supplied % and renewable energy supplied 8%, mainly from hydroelectric dams and biomass; however, this also includes other renewable sources like wind, geothermal, and solar. Gasoline is the most consumed petroleum product in the United States. Inconsumption of finished motor gasoline averaged about million b/d ( million gallons per day), which was equal to about 45% of total U.S.

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The present report takes into account. The politics of oil revolves around its price and the reliability of its suppliers. In turn, many international conflicts in the world today are rooted in these politics. Not surprisingly: the price of oil is managed by a cartel-OPEC-some of whose member governments are deeply hostile to the United States and other major importers of oil.

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