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Offshore: A North Sea Journey.

By: Alvarez, A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1986. 0340373474: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2003

ISBN: 0340373474

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, complete with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, SIGNED COPY, pp 191. With front and rear end paper maps of the North Sea, North Sea Basin and the Shetland Islands. With b&w illustrations. The Story of offshore drilling, featuring the discovery and development of offshore drilling in the North Sea. S27. View more info

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Black Gold: Britain and Oil in the Twentieth Century.

By: More, Charles.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cintinuum, 2009. 9781847250438: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503

ISBN: 1847250432

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First edition, pp viii, 247, with notes, sources, bibiography and index. Until the discovery of North Sea oil in the early 1970s, Britain had virtually no known oil of its own. Yet by 1914, British or part-British companies were producing oil in Persia, Russia, Romania, Mexico, Peru, Burma, Borneo and the USA. This history explains how that happened and how the two main companies, BP and Shell, remained world leaders in the oil industry, and examines how the industry has evolved and its role in the Second World War ... View more info

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The North Sea: Resources & Sea Way (Proceedings of the North Sea History Conference, Aberdeen 1993)

By: Sholl, Lars U. & Edwards, John.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Aberdeen City Council Arts & Recreation Department: 1996

Seller ID: 005529

ISBN: 0900017465

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in Very Good condition. With b&w illustrations, map of Gothenburg in 1900 and graphs, pp449. Chapters include: Seaway, Shipbuilding, Oil, Fishing and Conference Summary. View more info