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Politics of Oil

A Survey

Edited by Bulent Gokay

Routledge – 2014 – 260 pages

Series: Europa Politics of ... series

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Description

This new title presents key information on the oil industry world-wide, and will be of interest to anyone involved in or studying the politics of oil production, processing and selling.

Oil has long been at the forefront of political agendas, and with increased tensions in the Middle East, there has never been a greater need for up-to-date, reliable information on this key industry.

Includes:

* essays covering the main themes

* an A-Z glossary listing important terms

* detailed maps

* a statistics section.

Contents

1. Essays: 1. Introduction: How Oil Fuels World Politics; 2. As Good as Gold: Oil and Global Political Economy Darrell Whitman; 3. Geopolitics of oil and Pipelines in the (Eurasian) Heartland Emre Iseri; 4. Oil and Power in the Caspian Sea Region: Supermajor Oil Companies and Geopolitics E.K. Mofford; 5. Oil in Flames: 'Production Sharing Agreements' (PSAs) and the Issue of 'Petroleum Nationalism' in Iraq Vassilis K. Fouskas; 6. Oil and Islam – Economic Distress and Political Opposition Øystein Noreng; 7. Oil Politics and Environmental Conflict: The Case of the Niger Delta, Nigeria Chukwumerije Okereke;2. A-Z Glossary; 3. Maps; 4. Statistics; 5. Select Bibliography.

Name: Politics of Oil: A Survey (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Bulent Gokay. This new title presents key information on the oil industry world-wide, and will be of interest to anyone involved in or studying the politics of oil production, processing and selling. Oil has long been at the forefront of political agendas, and with...
Categories: Petroleum & Oil Industries, Politics & International Relations, General Reference