The politics of oil.

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The Politics of Oil book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5. He is one of the few who can blend together the three aspects in a simple and vibrant narrative. The Politics of Oil can be used as a reference in undergraduate classes, but will also be of interest for anybody dealing with the complexities of international energy and environmental politics.' --Paulo Garavini, European University Institute, ItalyBrand: Dag Harald Claes.

The Politics of the Global Oil Industry gives the reader a place to start in trying to understand these issues." - Political Science Quarterly " [T]his book is accessible to students and lay readers. Another strength is the authors' demonstrable familiarity with and insight into the political impact of oil in various by:   The Color of Oil: The History, the Money and the Politics of the World's Biggest Business Hardcover – March 1, by Ronald Oligney (Author), Armando Izquierdo (Author), Micheal Economides (Author) out of 5 stars 23 ratings See all formats and editions/5(23).

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.

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Well-researched, many sources, long bibliography all make for a well-documented true story/5(22). Book Description This title presents key information The politics of oil. book the oil industry world-wide, and will be of interest to anyone involved in or studying the politics of oil production, processing and selling.

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 flowing several months ahead of schedule.

The book was written in the context of the Harding administration 's Teapot Dome Scandal and takes place in Southern California. It is a social and political satire skewering the human foibles of all its characters. The main character is James Arnold Ross Jr., nicknamed Bunny, son of an oil tycoon.

This book examines the relationship between foreign companies and government within the Indonesian oil industry. It is concerned in particular to identify those factors which determine the balance between central regulation and untrammelled company activity, in order to evaluate the choices which the government has to make in the creation of its by: 4.

The Politics Of Oil-producer Cooperation By Dag Harald Claes Pages pages The Politics of Oil-Producer Cooperation is a comprehensive study of the behavior of political actors in the international oil market since Cited by:   The best part of this book is that it's a basic nuts and bolts look at oil in politics, which fills in a lot of holes in a reader's mind.

The authors start, of course, with a very brief historical overview of the oil business which, while useful, could be had in significantly greater detail elsewhere.3/5(7).

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The Color of Oil book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the wildcatters of the 's to the giant corporations of tod /5. The Caspian-Caucasus region has received considerable attention over the past eight years. The old potential of this colossal territory is so significant that the analytical centres of the world's largest oil and refining companies consider it to be more long-term than the unstable Persian Gulf.

The Politics of Caspian Oil is a collection of essays presenting the results of recent research. The book will feature 43 oil paintings of American immigrants and essays by the 43rd US President.

Immigration is the political issue at heart in a forthcoming book. summary After five months of Pentagon planning and six years of implementation in Iraq, Gary Vogler discovered the secret oil agenda that sent the United States to war in the Middle East. His revealing and compelling narrative will both surprise and anger many Americans about neoconservative greed, dishonesty, and treachery.

The politics of oil revolves around its price and the reliability of its suppliers.

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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.

And OPEC controls nearly two-thirds of the world's oil 3/5(2). Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-x. PDF.

The Background: History and Political Change. Bülent Gökay. Pages Geopolitics of Caspian Oil: the Role of the Integration of the Caspian Region into World Economy in Maintaining Stability in the Caucasus.

Angeliki Spatharou. Pages   The politics of oil revolves around its price and the reliability of its suppliers. 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/5. The politics of oil. [Martin H Schultz] -- Discusses the oil industry and its political importance as a natural resource.

Print book: English: 1st edView all editions and formats: Summary: Discusses the oil industry and its political importance as a natural resource. Rating. Synopsis The impact of North Sea oil and gas on the British economy is examined thoroughly in this book.

It explores why the early years of the s, when oil production had risen to the level of self-sufficiency and beyond were years of recession and unemployment. 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 flowing several months ahead of schedule/5(8).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Engler, Robert. Politics of oil. [Chicago] University of Chicago Press [, ©] (OCoLC)   Oil politics in the twenty-first century remain fraught with tensions, and this book offers a uniquely accessible guide to understanding this complex but vitally important subject.

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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 reg Well it easy to imagine that this book is about oil 4/5(34).

Books of The Times. I know: the politics of oil seems slippery, the geography of the Middle East is a muddle and the causes that lie behind the.

A really interesting book about the "dirty politics of African oil" -- the role that oil money has played in enabling some of the worst African dictators (Obiang, Abacha, etc;) and creating incredibly distorted societies where, for example, the Gabon has the world's highest per capita consumption of French champagne, alongside desperate poverty/5(13).

The Politics of Oil brings together legal studies, economics, and political science to illustrate how governments gain and exercise control over oil resources and how political actors influence the global oil market, both individually and in cooperation with each other.

Politics and policy determined how rapidly oil moved onto the market in California and how avidly it was consumed. 3 By shaping both oil supply and demand, politicians, bureaucrats, and judges influenced the price of oil.

State, federal, and local governments decided who would benefit from the oil boom and what share of oil production the. Introduction. The politics of oil emerged in the 20th century as one of the most critical dimensions shaping domestic and global life. Little did the oil prospectors in Titusville, Pennsylvania, know in that they had struck upon a commodity that would prove central over the next plus years in affecting issues of global poverty and economic growth, war and peace, terrorism, democracy.

This book analyzes the experience of the Caspian countries during the oil boom. It is founded on empirical studies, using either macroeconomic tools or an analysis of public budgets, or microeconometric analysis of household survey data or fieldwork in oil-producing regions.American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century (ISBN X) is a political commentary book by American political writer Kevin book is a critique of the past forty years of the Republican coalition in United States "presents a nightmarish vision of ideological extremism, catastrophic fiscal.The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 1, Download Citation If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice.