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 inside story of the events that led up to BP ’s disastrous Macondo oil spill in 2010 and how the company handled the developing crisis.
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.
The best-selling account of how huge fortunes have been made (and lost) in the Texan oil industry. The stuff that the Dallas TV series was based on, but more fascinating in reality than in fiction.
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.