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  • World Statistics on Mining and Utilities 2014by UNIDO

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    World Statistics on Mining and Utilities provides a unique biennial overview of the role of mining and utility activities in the world economy. This extensive resource from UNIDO provides detailed time series data on the level, structure and growth of international mining and utility activities by country and sector. Country level data is clearly presented... more...

  • Medium-Term Oil Market Report 2014by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 140.00

    As the supply revolution enters a new phase, oil’s role in the global energy mix is being redefined. More than ever, getting a handle on these developments is key to ensuring that energy security is maintained or enhanced, investment is appropriately targeted and resources are optimally leveraged. That makes the Medium-Term Oil Market Report's... more...

  • From Oil to Gas and Beyondby Trevor M. Boopsingh; Gregory McGuire

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 94.99

    This book chronicles the history of the petroleum industry in Trinidad and Tobago and appraises major policy decisions impacting its economy. The book will be useful as a source document to students, researchers, policy makers, and anyone interested in developments in the energy sector in a small developing state. more...

  • A Line in the Tar Sandsby Toban Black; Stephen D'Arcy; Tony Weis; Joshua Kahn Russell; Naomi Klein; Bill McKibben

    PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    The fight over the tar sands in North America is among the epic environmental and social justice battles of our time, and one of the first that has managed to marry quite explicitly concern for frontline communities and immediate local hazards with fear for the future of the entire planet. Tar sands ?development? comes with an enormous environmental... more...

  • The Politics of Conflict Economiesby Morten Bøås

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Conflict economies cannot be approached in isolation but must instead be contextualised socially and historically. These economies did not emerge in vacuum, but are part and parcel of the history of people and place. This book explores the informal and illicit extraction and trade of minerals and other types of natural resources that takes place... more...

  • Beteiligungscontrolling in der Gaswirtschaftby Christoph Janssen

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 22.86

    Hauptbeschreibung Mit der Aufnahme von Explorations- und Produktionsaktivitäten (E&P) in der deutschen Gaswirtschaft wird versucht, eine Verbesserung der Versorgungssicherheit in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland durch vertikale Integration zu erzielen. Dem Beteiligungscontrolling dieser spezifischen Interessen kommt erhebliche materielle und strategische... more...

  • Tin and Global Capitalism, 1850-2000by Mats Ingulstad; Andrew Perchard; Espen Storli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    For most of the twentieth century tin was fundamental for both warfare and welfare. The importance of tin is most powerfully represented by the tin can - an invention which created a revolution in food preservation and helped feed both the armies of the great powers and the masses of the new urban society. The trouble with tin was that economically... more...

  • Petroleum Fiscal Systems and Contractsby Muhammed Mazeel

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 68.62

    The petroleum fiscal system for a country is essentially the taxation structure, including royalty payments, that has been established by legislation. More broadly, the fiscal system includes all aspects of the contractual and taxation framework that governs the relationship between the host government and an international oil company. Worldwide, there... more...

  • Chancen und Risiken der Produktion von Biodiesel aus der Sicht eines mittelständischen Produzentenby Christian Harms-Ensink

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 52.29

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Klimawandel, weltweite Energieknappheit, steigende Energiepreise sowie Risiken der Versorgungssicherheit aufgrund politischer Unruhen und Naturkatastrophen lenken alternative Energieträger in die öffentliche Diskussion wie nie zuvor. Die Auseinandersetzung um die künftige Energieversorgung bestimmt zusehends die politische Debatte.... more...

  • Energie in der modernen Gesellschaftby Thomas Kroll; Hendrik Ehrhardt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 35.63

    Die Gegenwartsbedeutung der Energiefrage liegt seit der Ölkrise von 1973 und den Wachstumskrisen der 1980er Jahre auf der Hand. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes schlagen erstmals Schneisen in das Feld der zeithistorischen Energieforschung. Im Mittelpunkt ihrer Analyse stehen die Fragen, wie sich die Auffassung von Energie seit den 1970er Jahren im westlichen... more...