A Petroleum Handbook. Compiled by Members of the Staff of the …
A Petroleum Handbook. Compiled by Members of the Staff of the …

MINERAL OIL -. A Petroleum Handbook. Compiled by Members of the Staff of the Royal Dutch-Shell Group.

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MINERAL OIL - A Petroleum Handbook. Compiled by Members of the Staff of the Royal Dutch-Shell Group. London, Published by The Asiatic Petroleum Company Limited For Private Circulation, 1938.

Small 8vo. Original maroon cloth with rounded corners, lettered and decorated in gilt, bookplate issued by the company with printed name C. A. Waters inside front cover; pp. [viii], 473; a very good copy of a rarely encountered title.
Second edition (first, 1933) of a technical handbook which was updated and in print at least up to 1983. All the technical aspects of the mineral oil industries are covered, from the geology, prospecting, drilling, the chemistry of refining and obtaining derivatives to marketing, petrol stations and delivery lorries.

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