Iraqi Oil and the Global Economy
If Saddam Hussein is ousted as leader of Iraq, the United States will face critical decisions about the future of the world's second-largest oil reserves. Should the United States support greatly increased Iraqi oil production? Or should America protect the status quo of artificially high oil prices?
Powerful thinking for the global energy business. To learn more about Energy Intelligence and its 50 years of reporting on global energy issues.
PRIZE : THE EPIC QUEST FOR OIL, MONEY and POWER
Energy consultant Yergin limns oil's central role in most of the wars and many international crises of the 20th century. A timely, information-packed, authoritative history of the petroleum industry, tracing its ramifications, national and geopolitical, to the present day.
The Color of Oil : The History, the Money and the Politics of the World's Biggest Business
The authors explains why and how vulnerable the industry is, about the more resent but also the past oil-crisis, how little it takes for the oil-price to spin out of control, governmental interference and how the politics in the industry works (or don't...) etc. Together with this comes, quite naturally, a large dose of American history.