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Author Pratt, Joseph A.

Title Offshore pioneers : Brown & Root and the history of offshore oil and gas / Joseph A. Pratt, Tyler Priest, Christopher J. Castaneda
Published Houston, Tex. : Gulf Pub. Co., [1997]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 302 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents pt. 1. The first challenge : creation of the modern offshore industry in the Gulf of Mexico -- pt. 2. The challenge of new and extreme environments : depth, earthquakes, ice, and fire -- pt. 3. The challenge of the North Sea : rough waters, hostile conditions
Summary "Fifty years ago, in November 1947, Brown & Root helped Kerr-McGee build the first out-of-sight-of-land offshore platform that produced oil." "This history puts a human face on the process of technological change. Using the words of many of those who took part in Brown & Root's offshore activities, this book recounts their efforts to find practical ways to recover offshore oil."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Brown & Root, Inc. -- History.
Ocean engineering -- History.
Ocean mining -- History.
Offshore gas field equipment industry -- United States -- History.
Offshore oil field equipment industry -- United States -- History.
Form Electronic book
Author Castaneda, Christopher James, 1959-
Priest, Tyler.
ISBN 0080513026 (electronic bk.)
9780080513027 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)