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OceanStar Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum Tour Guide Book 2nd Edition
$11.95
With over 150 pictures of all three inside levels and both outside decks, this guide will direct you through the museum one exhibit at a time. It contains concise information about all of the museum’s displays, models and equipment. Several hand-outs located in the museum are duplicated as well. This guide will provide you with the entire Ocean Star experience with the exception of the smell of the sea and the sound of the sea gulls. This guide was updated in 2013.

47pp. 2013  Paperback

Item #1106





Global Oil and Gas
 

A Small Difference: Raymond Plank Founder of Apache Corporation
$19.95
by Raymond Plank

This is the memoir of the founder of Apache Corporation, Raymond Plank.  Mr. Plank built Apache into one of the world’s top independent oil and gas exploration and production companies, with global operations and a market capitalization surpassing $50 billion.   333 pp.   2012       Paperback

Item# 1573





 

Introduction to the Global Oil & Gas Business
$83.00
by Samuel A. Van Victor

To the casual observer, the oil business seems constant and unchanging.  The familiarity of the oil industry’s retail outlets masks extraordinary changes in how the industry engages in its four primary sectors of activity: finding and producing crude oil, transportation, refining, and marketing.  This book chronicles the oil industry’s transformation over the last century and discusses its future.  You will find the book to be a concise introduction to the industry covering everything from supply, demand and pricing; to the markets, policy and players; to alternative energy sources. 184 pp. 2010  Hardcover

Item# 1418





 

Oilfield Child
$15.95
by Estha Brisco Stowe

Ms. Stowe tells her own story of growing up in the Texas oil fields during the 1920s and 1930s. Lots of pictures.  
177pp. 1989 Paperback

Item# 469





 

Oilfield Trash: Life and Labor in the Oil Patch
$19.95
by Bobby D. Weaver

Bobby Weaver grew up and worked in the oil patch.  Now, drawing on oral histories supplemented and confirmed by other research, he tells the colorful stories of the workers who actually brought oil wealth to Texas. Weaver tracks the differences between company and contract workers.  He details the work itself and the ethos that surrounds it.  He highlights the similarities and differences from one field to another and traces changing aspects of the work over time.  Above all, Oilfield Trash captures the unique voice of the laborer who built the industry and those who still keep the oil flowing.
260pp. 2010 Paperback

Item# 1559







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