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  • Aramco, the United States, and Saudi Arabiaby Jr. Irvine H. Anderson

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 34.50

    Irvine Anderson carefully reconstructs the years between 1933 and 1950 and provides a case study of the evolution of U.S. foreign oil policy and of the complex relationships between the U.S. government and the business world. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...

  • Future Oil Demands of China, India, and Japanby George G. Eberling

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book examines how China will most likely address its growing oil energy dependence and what the consequences will be for Indian and Japanese foreign policies. It is useful for scholars and policymakers interested in Chinese, Indian, and Japanese energy security, foreign policy, political economy, and political risk analysis. more...

  • Business Policies in the Making (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathan Boswell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1983, this study investigates and compares three leading firms in the British iron and steel industry between 1914 and 1939, analysing their strategies, boardroom politics, and their responses to the problems posed by the Great War and by the vicissitudes of the 1920s and ?30s. Jonathan Boswell illuminates certain issues that are... 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...

  • 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...

  • Britain and Latin America in the 19th and 20th Centuriesby Rory Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    The first full-length survey of Britain's role in Latin America as a whole from the early 1800s to the 1950s, when influence in the region passed to the United States. Rory Miller examines the reasons for the rise and decline of British influence, and reappraises its impact on the Latin American states. Did it, as often claimed, circumscribe their... more...

  • Ownership and Control of Oilby Bianca Sarbu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Ownership and Control of Oil examines government decisions about how much control to exert over the petroleum industry, focusing on the role of National Oil Companies in the production of crude oil since the nationalizations in the 1970s. What are the motives for which some producing states opt for less and NOT more control of their oil production... more...

  • Education and Training for the Oil and Gas Industry: Case Studies in Partnership and Collaborationby Phil Andrews; Jim Playfoot

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Volume 1: Education and Training for the Oil and Gas Industry:  Case Studies in Partnership and Collaboration explores the way in which global standards in education within the oil and gas industry can be developed and implemented through partnership and collaboration. This volume considers the current political and economic context for this within... more...

  • Harness Oil and Gas Big Data with Analyticsby Keith Holdaway

    Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00

    Use big data analytics to efficiently drive oil and gas exploration and production Harness Oil and Gas Big Data with Analytics provides a complete view of big data and analytics techniques as they are applied to the oil and gas industry. Including a compendium of specific case studies, the book underscores the acute need for optimization in the... more...

  • The Coal Nationby Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    The Coal Nation explores the complex history of coal in India; from its colonial legacies to contemporary cultural and social impacts of mining; land ownership and moral resource rights; protective legislation for coal as well as for the indigenous and local communities; the question of legality, illegitimacy and illicit mining and of social justice.... more...