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- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 140.00
As the supply revolution enters a new phase, oils 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 140.00
Within just a few decades, the aluminum industry became one of the most important raw materials industries. Manfred Knauer describes the most important phases in the development of the aluminum industry in Germany, beginning in 1886 with the invention of fused-salt electrolysis, the critical requisite for manufacturing aluminum on an industrial scale. more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 210.00
This publication is a two-yearly report on trends in the steelmaking capacity of economies that are not members of the OECD. This report examines existing steelmaking capacity and investments that will lead to changes in capacity by 2014. Developments in Steelmaking Capacity of Non-OECD Economies includes an appendix containing detailed information... more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 231.00
Coal Information provides a comprehensive review of the historical and current market trends in the world coal sector, including 2013 preliminary data. An introduction, notes, definitions and auxiliary information are provided in Part I. Part II of the publication provides a review of the world coal market in 2013, while Part III provides a statistical... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 34.87
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...