Oil

Cold hungry and in the dark

Cold and Hungry in the Dark

Shale gas and oil have revolutionised America’s energy scene, reduced energy prices and lessened dependence on foreign oil. But what if the reality of shale gas has been vastly over-hyped? Bill Powers thinks it has been, and his book explains why.

The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power

The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power

Dan Yergin’s definitive and Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the history of the world oil industry, and how oil became the key motive force of economic development. Essential reading for anyone intererested in the oil and energy industries.

Pipelines: Flowing Oil and Crude Politics

Pipelines: Flowing Oil and Crude Politics

A fascinating study of how geopolitics affects oil and gas transportation routes and is often the deciding factor in development of resources, drawing on examples from the Middle East, Asia and the Caspian.