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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
The large scale, practical uses of natural gas were initially introduced by innovators Joseph Pew and George Westinghouse for the steel and glass industries in Pittsburgh, and local gas companies evolved from individual wells to an interstate supply network acquired by Rockefeller's Standard Oil interests. Natural gas is now a prevalent part of... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2011; US$ 50.00
Oil has made fortunes, caused wars, and shaped nations. Accordingly, no one questions the idea that the quest for oil is a quest for power. The question we should ask, Finding Oil suggests, is what kind of power prospectors have wanted. This book revises oil?s early history by exploring the incredibly varied stories of the men who pitted themselves... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 15.99
Over its twenty years with president and CEO Rick George at the helm, Suncor Energy went from being Canada?s ?unluckiest oil company? to a stock market darling and the second-largest publicly traded corporation in the country. Both a contrarian and an optimist, George often made multibillion-dollar moves despite deep skepticism within the industry.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Singapore might not have survived the 1960s and prospered thereafter had it not built its economy on the foundations of oil refining, trading and support for oil and gas exploration and production. Cheap oil, sound policies and strong government combined to produce the Singapore economic miracle in its first 50 years of self-rule/independence. With... more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 44.99
Die Gebäudehülle muss wie kaum ein anderes Bauteil gleichzeitig eine Vielzahl an Anforderungen und Funktionen erfüllen. Sie schützt den Innenraum und damit die Nutzer vor unerwünschten Umwelteinflüssen wie Niederschlag, Wind, Temperatur und Schall. Gleichzeitig leistet sie einen wesentlichen Beitrag zum Lastabtrag. Auch in ästhetischer Hinsicht ist... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 231.00
A comprehensive reference book on current developments in oil supply and demand. The first part of this publication contains key data on world production, trade, prices and consumption of major oil product groups, with time series back to the early 1970s. The second part gives a more detailed and comprehensive picture of oil supply, demand, trade,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 196.00
In the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident, questions are being raised about the future of the uranium market, including as regards the number of reactors expected to be built in the coming years, the amount of uranium required to meet forward demand, the adequacy of identified uranium resources to meet that demand and the ability... more...
Dynamische Kapazitätssteuerung bei kundenindividueller Auftragsproduktion in der stahlverarbeitenden IndustrieGabler Verlag 2012; US$ 59.99
Hersteller kundenindividueller Erzeugnisse sehen sich einerseits mit einer Vielzahl volatiler Kundenaufträge und andererseits einem weitgehend inflexiblen Kapazitätsangebot in Produktions-netzwerken konfrontiert. Aus diesem Spannungsfeld erwächst die Notwendigkeit, die betriebs-wirtschaftliche Vorteilhaftigkeit von Kundenaufträgen im Kontext einer... more...
- Business Expert Press 2012; US$ 19.95
Steel companies were at the birth of the modern business corporation. The first billion dollar corporation ever formed was U.S. Steel in 1901. By the mid-twentieth century the steel mill and the automobile plant were the two pillars upon which the twentieth century industrial economy rested. Given the scale of capital and operations, vertical integration... more...
- Business Expert Press 2013; US$ 19.95
Oil and gas are important to every aspect of our economy, yet the oil and gas industry is distinguished by its combination of increasing demands and decreasing discovery volumes--and it is an industry shrouded in an environment of extremely volatile pricing. Although the profits enjoyed by the oil and gas industry are enormous, the industry remains... more...