Where the War Is Being Won

Bliven, Bruce
June 1943
New Republic;6/21/43, Vol. 108 Issue 25, p820
Focuses on the production of high-octane gasoline, synthetic rubber and high explosives from oil in the United States. Importance of high-octane gasoline, synthetic rubber and high explosives for the U.S.; Research on high octane gasoline and synthetic rubber; Belief of scientists that crude oil is decayed organic matter; Usage of the principle of catalysis in oil refining; Processes involved in making any type of petroleum product; Information about the fluid catalytic cracker; Information on the pilot petroleum plant where synthetic rubber is produced along with other petroleum products.


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