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  • Security of Gas Supply in Open Marketsby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 125.00

    Since the IEA Study on Security of Gas Supply was published in 1995, many Member countries have started to open their gas and electricity markets to competition. Governments progressively withdrew from directly managing the gas sector; they concentrate now on setting objectives and the framework for competition. more...

  • New Forces at Work in Refiningby D. J. Peterson; Sergej Mahnovski

    RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95

    Reports the results of discussions with representatives of refining firms, technologies and services providers, research institutions, and other organizations on current and future trends in the U.S. refining industry. Discussants were generally optimistic about the future of the industry but were concerned about the effects of environmental regulations. more...

  • Shakedownby Paul Cleary

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 31.81

    The compelling inside story of how Australia attempted to bully East Timor out of its rights to the lucrative oil and gas resources of the Timor Sea and the people, both heroes and villains, who played the game for a nation's future. more...

  • Grandes Minas Y La Comunidadby Gary McMahon

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 30.00

    Durante siglos, las comunidades se forjaron o configuraron con base en su acceso a los recursos naturales. En la actualidad, en nuestro mundo globalizado, la explotación de los recursos naturales se desarrolla en gran escala y se extiende a zonas cada vez más remotas. Ejemplo de ello son las operaciones mineras, las cuales tienen un profundo impacto... more...

  • Large Mines and the Communityby Felix Remy Gary McMahon

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00

    For centuries, communities have been founded or shaped based upon their access to natural resources and today, in our globalizing world, major natural resource developments are spreading to more remote areas. Mining operations are a good example: they have a profound impact on local communities and are often the first industry in a remote region. However,... more...

  • The Technology-Energy-Environment-Health (TEEH) Chain in Chinaby Karen R. Polenske

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Describes various aspects of the dramatic transformations in the coke industry and uses a fresh survey and planning tools to provide descriptive and analytic information useful for policy analysts. This book is an analysis of cokemaking, during a period of unprecedented growth in the coke industry and the economy in China. more...

  • Iron and Steel Industry in 2004by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    What are the trends in the iron and steel industry in 2004 for OECD countries, for certain central and eastern European countries in transition, for selected New Independent States and other countries that have observer status in the OECD Steel Committee? This annual publication provides statistical tables showing steel production, consumption and... more...

  • Uranium 2005by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 168.00

    Since 2001 the price of uranium has steadily climbed over five-fold, at a rate and reaching heights not seen since the 1970s. As a result, the uranium industry has seen a surge of activity, ending a period of over 20 years of relative stagnation. Worldwide exploration expenditures in 2004 increased almost 40% over 2002 figures. Overall, resource totals... more...

  • Natural Gas Market Review 2006by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 104.00

    Natural gas is essential to the world economy. Gas now accounts for almost a quarter of OECD primary energy requirements and is expected to become the second most important fuel in the world in the next decade.  Industrial and residential consumers increasingly rely on natural gas to keep their houses warm, their lights on and their factories... more...

  • Oil Informationby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 188.00

    A comprehensive reference book on current developments in oil supply and demand. The first part of this publication contains key data on world production, trade, prices, and consumption of major oil product groups, with time series back to the early 1970s. The second part gives a more detailed and comprehensive picture of oil supply, demand, trade,... more...