Originally published: Oxford : Heinemann Library, 2002.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Origins of oil and gas -- Where in the world? -- Oil and gas exploration -- Big rigs -- Drilling deep -- Rig to refinery -- At the oil refinery -- Fuels from oil -- Natural gas -- Plastics from oil and gas -- Raw materials -- Powering the world -- Oil and gas future?
Explains the many different forms of energy that provide heat and electricity to our homes and improve our quality of life.