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- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
Omolade Adunbi investigates the myths behind competing claims to oil wealth in Nigeria?s Niger Delta. Looking at ownership of natural resources, oil extraction practices, government control over oil resources, and discourse about oil, Adunbi shows how symbolic claims have created an "oil citizenship." He explores the ways NGOs, militant groups, and... more...
- OCM GmbH 2015; US$ 4.61
Die beiden Freunde Harras und Henning sind zerstritten. Durch Harras Schuld ist Henning schwer verletzt worden. Er beschließt, Harras nie mehr wiederzusehen, doch der lässt sich nicht abschütteln. Schließlich vertragen sie sich wieder: Alles wird gut. Doch Harras hat Bedürfnisse, die Henning gar nicht passen. Um seine Ziele zu erreichen, setzt er alle... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
U.S. Energy Policies, first published in 1968, aims to assemble and describe within an overall framework the energy policy questions that RRF believed would profit from study and analysis. This study covers the past performance and trends in the energy industries, the nature of existing industries and of the government policies bearing on them,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Any discussion of the various facets of petroleum policy in the United States rests to a greater or less extent on the issue of sensitivity of petroleum exploration, and hence of new petroleum discoveries to economic incentives. Indeed, a principle argument in favour of having a special petroleum policy at all is that domestic petroleum exploration... more...
- Historic England 2015; US$ 5.82
Illustrated throughout, this book presents a summary of the Sheffield metal trades including a description of the processes involved and the special environment produced by the buildings of the industry. It also describes conservation issues. more...
- PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 27.99
The trade in oil, gas, gems, metals and rare earth minerals wreaks havoc in Africa. During the years when Brazil, India, China and the other “emerging markets? have transformed their economies, Africa?s resource states remained tethered to the bottom of the industrial supply chain. While Africa accounts for about 30 per cent of the world?s reserves... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99
John D. Rockefeller (1839–1937) was an American businessman and philanthropist. As cofounder of the Standard Oil Company, he revolutionized American business and philanthropy through his actions and thoughts. more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 20.99
The last decade has seen a far-reaching revolution in the oil industry, both in the US and globally. By some measures, America is on pace to become the world's biggest oil producer, an outcome that was inconceivable just a few years ago. But what does this shift really mean for American and global security? In Myths of the Oil Boom, Steve A. Yetiv,... more...