The Age of Oil: The Mythology, History, and Future of the World's Most Controversial Resource (by Leonardo Maugeri)


Author(s): Leonardo Maugeri

Publisher: Praeger
Publish date: 2006-05-30
ISBN-10: 0275990087
ISBN-13: 9780275990084
Language: English
Description:
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
delivers a unique, fascinating, and controversial perspective on
the industry—as only an insider could. The history of the oil
market has been marked, since its inception, by a succession of
booms and busts, each one leading to a similar psychological
climax and flawed political decisions. In a single generation,
we've experienced the energy crisis of 1973; the dramatic oil… more…

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