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Offshore Oil Opportunities for Industrial Development

Offshore Oil Opportunities for Industrial Development

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ISBN-13: 

9780888626288


ISBN: 

0888626282


Publisher:  Lorimer & Company Limited., Publishers, James
Summary: First published in 1983, Offshore Oil is an early and prescient analysis of the prospects for oil and gas development off Canada's east coast. The book examines the potential of offshore oil to provide growth in Canadian industries. As development proceeds huge sums will be invested and oil companies' needs include platforms, drilling rigs, ships, plants and a host of smaller items such as drills, pumps, transformers... and electronic equipment. This presents opportunities not only for traditional industries such as steel and shipbuilding but also for the high-technology sector. Offshore oil holds the prospect of energy self-sufficiency for Canada and of better times for the depressed Atlantic economy. But development of gas could also bring a "boom and bust" that damages the region's social and economic fabric. This book considers both possibilities. [read more]

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ISBN-13: 9780888626288


ISBN: 0888626282


Publisher: Lorimer & Company Limited., Publishers, James
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