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1 Company, Standard Oil Standard Oil Company (New Jersey) and Middle East Oil Production. a Background Memorandum on Company Policies and Actions. Revised Edition.
New York Standard Oil Co. (New Jersey) 1954 Revised Edition Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
35, [1] pages, illustrations, maps in color, charts, wrappers, 8.5 by 11 inches, very good. From the introduction: Middle East oil is a major element in the economies of Europe and the East. It is essential to the defense of the free world." 
Price: 24.00 USD
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2 Dedmon, Emmett Challenge and Response : a Modern History of the Standard Oil Company (Indiana)
Chicago Mobium Press 1984 091637100X / 9780916371005 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
XIV, [2], 324 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , cloth, DJ, very good. From the dust jacket: "This is the story of the Standard Oil Company (Indiana) , one of American's ten largest corporations and among the five largest U. S. Petroleum companies. In this, the first history to appear since Paul H. Gliddens'1955 history, Standard's story of the last thirty years is told for the first time. " ; 324 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 HOCOTT, C.R. Technologies for measurement while drilling : proceedings of a symposium, October 22-23, 1981, Washington, D.C.
Washington, DC, National Academy Press 1982 Soft Cover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
183 pages, diagrams, wrappers, 8-1/2 by 11 inches, very good. Convened by the Committee on Engineering Support for Deep Ocean Drilling for Science, Marine Board, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council. On verso of title page: "This report represents work supported by the National Science Foundation contract no. ODP-8104383 and the National Academy of Sciences." Contents: The place of technology for measurement while drilling in the ocean margin drilling program; Mud pulse telemetry; Hardwire telemetry; Current and future detection needs for well control; Pressure measurements downhole while drilling; Continuous-wave mud telemetry; The use of data from measurement while drilling in seismic calibration; Drilling efficiency measurements; Directional control with regard to telemetry; Panel discussion on measurement while coring. Scarce. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Petzinger, Thomas, Jr. Oil and Honor: the Texaco-Pennzoil Wars
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1987 0399132767 / 9780399132766 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
495 pages, 4 plates, cloth, DJ, very good. From Publishers Weekly: "Texas-based Pennzoil Company in 1984 achieved what was thought to be a binding agreement to acquire multibillion dollar, oil-in-the-ground assets left by J. Paul Getty to his heirs and the Getty Oil Co. , only to learn hours later that New York-based Texaco had beaten them out. The ensuing legal battle, in which Pennzoil initially won an unprecedented $10.3 billion judgment, is vividly detailed here in a thriller-style chronicle by a Houston staffer for the Wall Street Journal. Petzinger's financial, juridical and cultural saga pits North against South, East vs. West, handshake-honor wildcatter against Wall Streeters, with Getty heirs stirring confusion and lawyers slugging it out in a court struggle that still goes on. (Texaco has requested a new trial. ) A must for the oil industry and stock-market crowd and a highly instructive entertainment for everyone else. " CH1200A ; 495 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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