Shows us how energy is the ultimate engine of global political and economic change, in a story that spans the old energies on which our civilization has been built, the...
Bob Everett; Godfrey Boyle; Stephen...
Interdisciplinary in its approach and global in its perspective, this book provides a contemporary exploration of the economic, social, environmental, and policy issues raised by current energy systems, as well...
Stanley Reed; Alison Fitzgerald
The truth behind the greatest environmental disaster in U.S. history In 2005, fifteen workers were killed when BP's Texas City Refinery exploded. In 2006, corroded pipes owned by BP...
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OIL 101 is a straightforward guide to oil and an essential read for anyone coming to grips with where oil prices, the economy and society are headed.
Not just the story of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, but an account of how BP's rise to success and the corporate culture that led to disaster.
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Gary M. Zatzman
The petroleum sector is possibly the largest and most dominant economic sector in the globalized economy. However, for reasons explored in this book, although none of the existing economic development...
Sandy Franks; Sara Nunnally
The oil industry affects everyone, and the machinations of a few industry heads, the "Barbarians of Oil," can drastically change the lives of investors and consumers. In Barbarians of Oil...
Oil makes the world work, but it destroys many of those who produce it. This title looks at the countries where oil is extracted, and follows the journey of oil...
James Marriott; Mika Minio-Paluello
Journey along controversial Central Asian pipeline becomes a profound exploration of the oil economy.
How oil undermines democracy, and our ability to address the environmental crisis.
An inspirational memoir from a remarkable leader.
In The Big Flatline, economist and resource analyst Jeff Rubin is certain that the world's governments are getting it wrong. The end of cheap oil signals the end of growth...
Over the next few years political and financial power will move in the direction of individuals, companies and nations that are able to use energy in a more efficient way...
Emirates Center for Strategic Studies...
A survey of the Iraqi oil industry since the US-led invasion, this book is useful for understanding the direction of the world oil market.