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  • Mining Capitalismby Stuart Kirsch

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Corporations are among the most powerful institutions of our time, but they are also responsible for a wide range of harmful social and environmental impacts. Consequently, political movements and nongovernmental organizations increasingly contest the risks that corporations pose to people and nature. Mining Capitalism examines the strategies through... more...

  • Energy Infrastructure and Policy Options for a Sustainable Futureby Michael Rodi

    Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 2012; US$ 44.41

    Hauptbeschreibung The combined edition of 2009-2010 of the international and inter disciplinary Summer Academy proceedings sheds light on major challenges in the fi eld of energy and the environment: climate policy, renewable energy and grid related questions. The collection of articles begins with an overview of efforts in the field of international... more...

  • Oiling the Urban Economyby Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    This book presents a critical analysis of the ?resource curse? doctrine and a review of the international evidence on oil and urban development to examine the role of oil on property development and rights in West Africa?s new oil metropolis - Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana. It seeks answers to the following questions: In what ways did the city come into... more...

  • 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...

  • Beteiligungscontrolling in der Gaswirtschaftby Christoph Janssen

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 23.70

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 54.06

    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...

  • Petroleum Fiscal Systems and Contractsby Muhammed Mazeel

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 70.94

    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...

  • Energie in der modernen Gesellschaftby Thomas Kroll; Hendrik Ehrhardt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 36.84

    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...

  • Die Scheich-AGby Michael Backfisch

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 21.39

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Golfstaaten gelten als gesellschaftlich zurückgebliebene, aber wirtschaftlich extrem erfolgreiche Öl-Imperien. Doch die Scheichs planen bereits fieberhaft für die Zeit nach dem »schwarzen Gold«. Solartechnik, Flugzeugbau, Computerchips und energiesparendes Bauen zählen zu den Schlüsselbranchen der Zukunft. Dabei spielen deutsche... more...