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  • Finding Oilby Brian Frehner

    UNP - Nebraska 2011; US$ 50.00

    Oil has made fortunes, caused wars, and shaped nations. Accordingly, no one questions the idea that the quest for oil is a quest for power. The question we should ask, Finding Oil suggests, is what kind of power prospectors have wanted. This book revises oil?s early history by exploring the incredibly varied stories of the men who pitted themselves... more...

  • Singapore, the Energy Economyby Weng Hoong Ng

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Singapore might not have survived the 1960s and prospered thereafter had it not built its economy on the foundations of oil refining, trading and support for oil and gas exploration and production. Cheap oil, sound policies and strong government combined to produce the Singapore economic miracle in its first 50 years of self-rule/independence. With... more...

  • Denkmal und Energieby Bernhard Weller; Sven Jakubetz; Marc-Steffen Fahrion

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 44.99

    Die Gebäudehülle muss wie kaum ein anderes Bauteil gleichzeitig eine Vielzahl an Anforderungen und Funktionen erfüllen. Sie schützt den Innenraum und damit die Nutzer vor unerwünschten Umwelteinflüssen wie Niederschlag, Wind, Temperatur und Schall. Gleichzeitig leistet sie einen wesentlichen Beitrag zum Lastabtrag. Auch in ästhetischer Hinsicht ist... more...

  • Oil Information 2012by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 231.00

    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...

  • Uranium 2011: Resources, Production and Demandby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 196.00

    In the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident, questions are being raised about the future of the uranium market, including as regards the number of reactors expected to be built in the coming years, the amount of uranium required to meet forward demand, the adequacy of identified uranium resources to meet that demand and the ability... more...

  • Dynamische Kapazitätssteuerung bei kundenindividueller Auftragsproduktion in der stahlverarbeitenden Industrieby André Hintsches

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 59.99

    Hersteller kundenindividueller Erzeugnisse sehen sich einerseits mit einer Vielzahl volatiler Kundenaufträge und andererseits einem weitgehend inflexiblen Kapazitätsangebot in  Produktions-netzwerken konfrontiert. Aus diesem Spannungsfeld erwächst die Notwendigkeit, die betriebs-wirtschaftliche Vorteilhaftigkeit von Kundenaufträgen im Kontext einer... more...

  • A Profile of the Steel Industryby Peter Warrian

    Business Expert Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    Steel companies were at the birth of the modern business corporation. The first billion dollar corporation ever formed was U.S. Steel in 1901. By the mid-twentieth century the steel mill and the automobile plant were the two pillars upon which the twentieth century industrial economy rested. Given the scale of capital and operations, vertical integration... more...

  • The Chinese Steel Industry’s Transformationby Ligang Song; Haimin Liu

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This unique and informative book provides a central reference work on the Chinese steel industry and discusses China's increasing demand on metals from both macroeconomic and regional perspectives. It includes macroeconomic studies of developments in Chinese resource demand with particular reference to the ferrous metals and microeconomic studies... more...

  • Transaction Costs & Trade Between Multinational Corporations (RLE International Business)by C Paul Hallwood

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Until this book was published little had appeared on the matter of the organization of production in oil gathering. This book: Describes the global offshore oil supply industry and its features on one of the world?s major offshore oil services bases Draws on the theory of the multinational corporation to explain why buyers and sellers should... more...

  • Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2012by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 140.00

    The Medium-Term Coal Market Report-2012 provides IEA forecasts on coal markets for the coming five years as well as an in-depth analysis of recent developments in global coal demand, supply and trade. The annual report shows that while coal continues to be a growing source of primary energy worldwide, its future is increasingly linked to non-OECD countries,... more...