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The Age of Oil: The Mythology, History, and Future of the World's Most Controversial Resource
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mpn: 15 illustrations, ean: 9780275990084, isbn: 0275990087,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
Oil is the most vital resource of our time. Because it is so important, misperceptions about the black gold abound. Leonardo Maugeri clears the cobwebs by describing the colorful history of oil, and explaining the fundamentals of oil production. He d...
The Oil & Gas Industry: A Nontechnical Guide
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mpn: 9781593702540, ean: 9781593702540, isbn: 159370254X,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Joseph Hilyard's timely new book provides a broad perspective on the oil and gas industry, with primary attention to the United States. It takes the reader on a tour of the operations used to find and evaluate resources, and then to produce, store a...
Introduction to Oil Company Financial Analysis
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ean: 9781593700447, isbn: 159370044X,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Basic principles are widely understood in the financial industry, but the terminology and analytical techniques can vary greatly. This book is written for the nonfinancial shareholders, managers, and oil company employees interested in the forces tha...
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ean: 9780745649320, isbn: 0745649327,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
A decade ago no one except geologists had heard of tantalum or'coltan' - an obscure mineral that is an essential ingredient inmobile phones and laptops. Then, in 2000, reports began to leak outof Congo: of mines deep in the jungle where coltan was ...
Written in Blood: Courage and Corruption in the Appalachian War of Extraction
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ean: 9781629634456, isbn: 162963445X,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Featuring Appalachia's leading scholars and activists, Written in Blood offers an accurate and uncensored understanding of coal mining history. Combining new revelations from the past with sketches of a sane path forward, this collection considers o...
Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster
By Washington State University Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, maps, ean: 9780874223187, isbn: 0874223180,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
2015 Western Writers of America Spur Award Winner in Contemporary Nonfiction 2015 Finalist in the annual Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of theYear AwardsMinutes before supertanker Exxon Valdez ran aground on Bligh Reef, before rocks ripped a hug...
Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees
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ean: 9780465052615, isbn: 0465052614,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
From the award-winning author of The Triumph of Seeds and Feathers, a natural and cultural history of the buzzing wee beasties that make the world go round.Bees are like oxygen: ubiquitous, essential, and, for the most part, unseen. While we might ov...
BP Blowout: Inside the Gulf Oil Disaster
By Brookings Institution Press
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ean: 9780815729082, isbn: 0815729081,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
The story of the worst environmental disaster in American history and its enduring consequencesBP Blowout is the first comprehensive account of the legal, economic, and environmental consequences of the disaster that resulted from the April 2010 blow...
Regulating Public Utility Performance: The Law of Market Structure, Pricing and Jurisdiction
By American Bar Association
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ean: 9781627222921, isbn: 1627222928,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Organizing a century of legal principles to help the U.S. public utility industry resolve tensions created by the current legal boundaries of legal regulation and fashion new policies for the future. Its mix of case narratives and doctrine, drawn fro...
Scorched Worth: A True Story of Destruction, Deceit, and Government Corruption
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ean: 9781594039812, isbn: 159403981X,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
To effect just outcomes the justice system requires that law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and judges be committed―above all―to doing justice. Those whose allegiance is to winning, regardless of evidence, do the opposite of justice: they cor...
Power Failure: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Enron
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ean: 9780767913683, isbn: 076791368X,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
“They’re still trying to hide the weenie,” thought Sherron Watkins as she read a newspaper clipping about Enron two weeks before Christmas, 2001. . . It quoted [CFO] Jeff McMahon addressing the company’s creditors and cautioning them against ...
The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization
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mpn: 50115049, ean: 9780399576423, isbn: 9780399576423,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
The gripping story of the most important overlooked commodity in the world--sand--and the crucial role it plays in our lives.After water and air, sand is the natural resource that we consume more than any other--even more than oil. Every concrete bui...
The Greatest Gamblers: The Epic of American Oil Exploration
By Brand: University of Oklahoma Press
mpn: Ill., ean: 9780806116549, isbn: 0806116544,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
"Oil," writes Ruth Sheldon Knowles, "is the most hazardous, expensive, heartbreaking gambling game in the world." And, as this book dramatically proves, the men who have been the gamblers of the American oil business have been some of the most colorf...
The New Wild West: Black Gold, Fracking, and Life in a North Dakota Boomtown
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ean: 9781250064929, isbn: 1250064929,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
Williston, North Dakota was a sleepy farm town for generations―until the frackers arrived. The oil companies moved into Williston, overtaking the town and setting off a boom that America hadn’t seen since the Gold Rush. Workers from all over the ...
Pedaling the Sacrifice Zone: Teaching, Writing, and Living above the Marcellus Shale (The Seventh Generation: Survival, Sustainability, Sustenance in a New Nature)
By Texas A&M University Press
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ean: 9781623493516, isbn: 162349351X,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
Before the dust settles, as many as 100,000 natural gas wells may be drilled into the Marcellus Shale on more than 20,000 well pads in Pennsylvania. Living on seven acres above the shale, Jimmy Guignard tells his story as an English professor grappli...
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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ean: 9780374125141, isbn: 0374125147,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
One of America's most dramatic environmental battles is unfolding in southern West Virginia. Coal companies are blasting the mountains, decapitating them for coal. The forested ridge tops and valley streams of Appalachia―one of the country's natu...
The Asylum: Inside the Rise and Ruin of the Global Oil Market
By William Morrow Paperbacks
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ean: 9780061766282, isbn: 9780061766282,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
The Asylum is a stunning exposé by a seasoned Wall Street journalist that once and for all reveals the truth behind America’s oil addiction in all its unscripted and dysfunctional glory.In the tradition of Too Big to Fail and Liar’s Poker, autho...
The End of Stationarity: Searching for the New Normal in the Age of Carbon Shock
By Chelsea Green Publishing
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ean: 9781603586801, isbn: 1603586806,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Scientists have devised a new term to explain the turmoil caused by climate change: the end of stationarity. It means that our baselines for rainfall, water flow, temperature, and extreme weather are no longer relevant―that making predictions based...
Giant Under the Hill: A History of the Spindletop Oil Discovery at Beaumont, Texas, in 1901
By Texas State Historical Assn
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ean: 9780876112366, isbn: 087611236X,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
How did a profligate who killed a deputy sheriff before reforming, a mining engineer who went AWOL from the Austrian navy, and three East Texas drillers join forces with other equally colorful characters to drill on Spindletop Hill? The answers are a...