Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Petroleum & Oil Industries Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 19 new and published books in the subject of Petroleum & Oil Industries — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  1. Commodity Trade and Finance

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Tamvakis

    Series: The Grammenos Library

    What affects the supply of oil? How important is the weather in determining grain prices? Why has the price of copper skyrocketed? This unique book analyses the economics of key commodity groups, including energy, agriculture and metals. It examines the supply/demand fundamentals of several major...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Informa Law from Routledge

  2. Land Grabbing in Africa

    The Race for Africa’s Rich Farmland

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The sign that ‘Africa is on Sale’ has been appearing with regular frequency in major newspaper accounts across the world, indicating that large amounts/expanses of Africa’s rich farmlands are being sold to transnational investors, usually on long-term leases, at a rate not seen in decades – indeed...

    Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Power, Politics and Maritime Governance in the Indian Ocean

    Edited by Jivanta Schoettli

    The Indian Ocean is of tremendous geo-political and strategic relevance. More than eighty per cent of global seaborne trade in oil passes through the Ocean. Access to resources is under-regulated (fishing) or has yet to be conceived (deep sea bed mining) and security concerns such as piracy...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world’s largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. An Economic Geography of Oil (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter R. Odell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    An Economic Geography of Oil, first published in 1963, analyses the reasons behind the spatial distribution of the different sectors of the world oil industry. In the first part of the book, Peter Odell examines the pattern of the world supply of oil, showing the important changes that took place...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Oil and World Power (Routledge Revivals)

    Background to the Oil Crisis

    By Peter R. Odell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The oil industry is the world’s largest commercial enterprise. Its extent is global; international issues are consistently influenced by considerations of oil production and consumption, while the international communications networks of the larger oil companies rival those of many nations. In this...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Economics of the Oceans

    Rights, Rents and Resources

    By Paul Hallwood

    It is an unfortunate truth that our oceans offer valuable resources that are too often used unsustainably. Time and again this is due to the failure of international law to provide a framework for adequate governance. Economics of the Oceans examines this issue and provides a comprehensive study of...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Singapore, the Energy Economy

    From The First Refinery To The End Of Cheap Oil, 1960-2010

    By Weng Hoong Ng

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Singapore might not have survived the 1960s and prospered thereafter had it not built its economy on the foundations of oil refining, trading and support for oil and gas exploration and production. Cheap oil, sound policies and strong government combined to produce the Singapore economic miracle in...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Oil and Gas in the Disputed Kurdish Territories

    Jurisprudence, Regional Minorities and Natural Resources in a Federal System

    By Rex J. Zedalis

    This book examines the historical and contextual background to the oil and gas resources in the Kurdish territories, placing particular emphasis on the reserves situated in the disputed provinces. The volume is singularly unique in focusing on an examination of the rules reflected in both the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. China, Oil and Global Politics

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Roland Dannreuther

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s rapid economic growth has led to a huge increase in its domestic energy needs. This book provides a critical overview of how China’s growing need for oil imports is shaping its international economic and diplomatic strategy and how this affects global political relations and behaviour....

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Post-Petroleum Design
    By George Elvin
    To Be Published April 30th 2015
  2. Handbook of Oil Politics
    Edited by Robert E. Looney
    To Be Published May 3rd 2015
  3. Politics of Oil: A Survey
    Edited by Bulent Gokay
    To Be Published May 28th 2015
  4. Managing China's Energy Sector: Between the Market and the State
    Edited by Hongyi Lai, Malcolm Warner
    To Be Published July 9th 2015
  5. The International Oil Industry
    By Basak Beyazay
    To Be Published November 30th 2015

Find more forthcoming books