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Petroleum in War and Peace

Nature volume 155, pages 8788 (20 January 1945) | Download Citation



THE American Office of War Information has recently received a publication entitled "Developments and Trends in American Industries (Oil Mining and Refining; High Octane Gasoline)" which is in fact a collation of excerpts from trade magazine articles and other sources. It covers practically every activity of the American petroleum industry to-day, and gives some striking pointers as to the way in which war-time scientific discoveries will be harnessed to meet peace-time requirements.

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