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Sea of greed : a novel from the NUMA files

New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2018]
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ix, 402 pages ; 24 cm.
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bk. 16
After an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico destroys three oil rigs trying to revive a dying field, Kurt Austin and the NUMA Special Projects Team are tapped by the President of the United States to find out what's gone wrong. The trail leads them to a brilliant billionaire in the alternative energy field. Her goal is the end of the oil age. Her company has spent billions developing the worlds' most advanced fuel-cell systems. But is she an environmental hero ... or a rogue genetic engineer? The NUMA crew discovers that the oil fields are infected with bacteria that are consuming the oil before it can be pumped out of the earth -- a bacteria originally lost decades ago when two submarines vanished in the Mediterranean. With hired killers on his trail, can Kurt Austin locate a submarine that's remained hidden for more than fifty years? And even if he can, can the biological terror that's been unleashed be stopped?
Marine scientists -- Fiction.

Bioterrorism -- Fiction.

Petroleum reserves -- Fiction.

Renewable energy sources. -- Fiction.
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