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The natural gas industry in Appalachia : a history from the first discovery to the tapping of the Marcellus Shale / David A. Waples.

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Author/Creator:
Waples, David A., 1958-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
2nd ed. - Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • ix, 367 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 342-346) and index.
Summary:
"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"--Provided by publisher.
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ISBN:
9780786470006
0786470003

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