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  • Crude Existenceby Kristin Reed

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 34.95

    After decades of civil war and instability, the African country of Angola is experiencing a spectacular economic boom thanks to its most valuable natural resource: oil. But oil extraction--both on- and offshore--is a toxic remedy for the country's economic ills, with devastating effects on both the environment and traditional livelihoods. Focusing... more...

  • The Natural Gas Industry in Appalachiaby David A. Waples

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    The large scale, practical uses of natural gas were initially introduced by innovators Joseph Pew and George Westinghouse for the steel and glass industries in Pittsburgh, and local gas companies evolved from individual wells to an interstate supply network acquired by Rockefeller's Standard Oil interests. Natural gas is now a prevalent part of... more...

  • 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...

  • Sun Riseby Rick George; John Lawrence Reynolds

    HarperCollins Canada 2012; Not Available

    Over its twenty years with president and CEO Rick George at the helm, Suncor Energy went from being Canada?s ?unluckiest oil company? to a stock market darling and the second-largest publicly traded corporation in the country. Both a contrarian and an optimist, George often made multibillion-dollar moves despite deep skepticism within the industry.... more...

  • Sun Riseby Rick George; John Lawrence Reynolds

    HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 15.99

    Over its twenty years with president and CEO Rick George at the helm, Suncor Energy went from being Canada?s ?unluckiest oil company? to a stock market darling and the second-largest publicly traded corporation in the country. Both a contrarian and an optimist, George often made multibillion-dollar moves despite deep skepticism within the industry.... more...

  • Singapore, the Energy Economyby Weng Hoong Ng

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Singapore as an economy built on oil? This book presents Singapore as an economy built on the energy industry, and its historical and pivotal role in the world?s oil and gas markets. It provides a comprehensive survey and update of Singapore?s current and recent energy landscape. It analyzes the role of energy in the economy and examine the country?s... 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

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    Hersteller kundenindividueller Erzeugnisse sehen sich einerseits mit einer Vielzahl volatiler Kundenauftr ge und andererseits einem weitgehend inflexiblen Kapazit tsangebot in Produktions-netzwerken konfrontiert. Aus diesem Spannungsfeld erw chst die Notwendigkeit, die betriebs-wirtschaftliche Vorteilhaftigkeit von Kundenauftr gen 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...