Category: Petroleum & Oil Industries

Wildcatters : Texas Independent Oilmen

Wildcatters

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In the 1970s and 1980s, the Texas wildcatter was a…
Slick Water : Fracking and One Insider's Stand against the World's Most Powerful Industry

Slick Water

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The fossil fuel industry and many environmental groups tout hydraulic…
The Secret World of Oil

The Secret World of Oil

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The oil industry provides the lifeblood of modern civilization...But the…
The First World Oil War

The First World Oil War

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Oil is the source of wealth and economic opportunity. Oil…
Petrolia : The Landscape of America's First Oil Boom

Petrolia

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In Petrolia, Brian Black offers a geographical and social history…
The Oil Curse : How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations

The Oil Curse

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Countries that are rich in petroleum have less democracy, less…
Vultures' Picnic

Vultures' Picnic

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The bestselling author of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy…
Trillion Dollar Baby : How Norway Beat the Oil Giants and Won a Lasting Fortune

Trillion Dollar Baby

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For most of its history, Norway eked out a marginal…
Mr Five Per Cent : The many lives of Calouste Gulbenkian, the world's richest man

Mr Five Per Cent

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When Calouste Gulbenkian died in 1955 at the age of…
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