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Oil Politics surveys the tumultuous history of the international petroleum industry, from its extraordinary growth between and , presided over by the seven major oil companies, to the price revolution of the s Cited by: Focusing on the roles of state actors and organized opposition in using oil revenues, Smith finds that the effects of oil wealth on politics and on regime durability vary according to the circumstances under which oil Cited by: In turn, many international conflicts in the world today are rooted in these politics. Not surprisingly: the price of oil is managed by a cartel-OPEC-some of whose member governments are deeply hostile to the United States and other major importers of oil. controls nearly two-thirds of the world's oil reserves/5. An excellent narrative of ambition and greed building an oil empire, twisted with Washington politics. Tale of a man and a business pulling the levers of power, and scooping up the money. Well-researched, many sources, long bibliography /5(22).
Oil! is a novel by Upton Sinclair, first published in –27 and told as a third-person narrative, with only the opening pages written in the first person. The book was written in the context of the Harding administration's Teapot Dome Scandal Author: Upton Sinclair. Author Andrew Scott Cooper's first book "Oil Kings" is surprising well written and entertaining. The book is primary about the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and his dealings with President Richard Nixon and the duplicitous Henry by: This book is his attempt to set the record straight. Iraq and the Politics of Oil is a fascinating behind-the-scenes account of the role of the US government in the Iraqi oil sector since Vogler describes the prewar oil planning and the important decisions made during hostilities to get Iraqi oil . The book’s total page may be around The topics covered in this book represent a review of modern approaches and practical methods for analyzing various problems related to geoinformatics of petrophysical rock core analysis. The petrophysical rock core contains gas .
The power of oil as a political weapon became evident during the Arab-Israeli conflict that became known as The October War in the Arab world and the Yom Kippur War in Israel. The history of oil extracting countries and the economics and politics associated with it were well described with context. Counter intuitively, most of the oil countries that have been "blessed" with this natural resource have Well it easy to imagine that this book is about oil 4/5. Politics of Oil Supply 1 1 Introduction 3 Robert Looney 2 Key Issues Surrounding the Supply of Oil 10 Paul Sullivan 3 The Changing Geopolitics of Oil 30 Michael T. Klare 4 Politics of Oil Supply: National Oil Companies vs. International Oil Companies 45 Jean-Francois Sezncc 5 The Policy Implications of Peak Oil . Books shelved as oil-industry: The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power by Daniel Yergin, Erosion: Essays of Undoing by Terry Tempest Williams.