Oil

Myths of the Oil Boom

In Myths of the Oil Boom

In Myths of the Oil Boom, Steve A. Yetiv, an award-winning expert on the geopolitics of oil, takes stock of our new era of heightened petroleum production and sets out to demolish both the old myths and misconceptions about oil and the new ones that are quickly proliferating. As he explains, increased production in the… Read more »

Market Madness

Market Madness

Market Madness is the story of four waves of anxiety over the last 100 years about a looming end to oil reserves. The pattern of widespread shortage fears that dissipate when oil production rises has fueled the wild price swings in the oil market down to the present day. Blake Clayton, a Wall Street stock… Read more »

The Secret World of Oil

The Secret World of Oil

The Secret World of Oil includes up-close portraits of a shadowy Baku-based trader; a high-flying London fixer; and an oil dictator’s playboy son who has to choose one of his eleven luxury vehicles when he heads out to party in Los Angeles.