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Mineral industries. Metal trade

  • Oil Wealth and Insurgency in Nigeriaby Omolade Adunbi

    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...

  • U.S. Energy Policies (Routledge Revivals)by Resources For The Future Ltd

    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...

  • Supply and Costs in the U.S. Petroleum Industry (Routledge Revivals)by Franklin M. Fisher

    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...

  • Africa's New Oilby Celeste Hicks

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 18.95

    A revealing account of how Africa's new oil boom could make or break the countries affected. more...

  • ‘One Great Workshop'by Nicola Wray; Bob Hawkins; Colum Giles

    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...

  • The Looting Machineby Tom Burgis

    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...

  • John D. Rockefeller on Making Moneyby John D. Rockefeller

    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...

  • Myths of the Oil Boom: American National Security in a Global Energy Marketby Steve A. Yetiv

    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...

  • States and Markets in Hydrocarbon Sectorsby Andrei V. Belyi; Kim Talus

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Research on the role of states and markets in the hydrocarbon sector is highly topical in contemporary International Political Economy. This edited collection will approach this subject from a broader perspective, investigating the very essence of the interaction between the state and the market and how this varies on a regional basis. more...

  • Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2014by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 140.00

    The Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2014 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 fourth annual report shows that, while China will continue to dominate global coal markets between now and the end of the decade, India and Southeast... more...