(see also Petroleum Trade, World Resources)
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Minerals Management Service (US Dept. of the Interior). Offshore oil exploitation.
Project Underground. Supports human rights of communities resisting mining & oil exploitation.
Anon. "Score cards on the oil giants," Fortune (9/10/90). How they were affected by the Gulf War.
Campbell, Colin J. & Jean H. Laherrere. "The end of cheap oil," Scientific American (3/98).
Duncan, Richard C. "World energy production, popuation growth, & the road to the Olduvai Gorge," Population & Environment 22,5 (5-6/01).
Yergin, Daniel. "Gasoline & the American people," The Lamp 73,4 (win 91).
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Adie, W.A.C. Oil, Politics & Seapower: The Indian Ocean Vortex (NY: Crane, Russak, 1975).
Ahrari, Mohammed E. OPEC: The Failing Giant (Lexington KY: U. Kentucky, 1986).
Al-Chalabi, Fadhil J. OPEC & the International Oil Industry: A Changing Structure (NY: Oxford, 1980).
__________. OPEC at the Crossroads (NY: Pergamon, 1989).
Allen, Loring. OPEC Oil (Cambridge MA: Oelgeschlagere, Gunn & Hain, 1979).
Alnasrawi, Abbas. OPEC in a Changing World Economy (Baltimore: Johns Hopkinds, 1985).
Bacher, John. Petrotyranny (eds. Shirley Farlinger & Derek Paul; Toronto: Science for Peace/Dundurn, 2000).
Deffeyes, Kenneth S. Hubbert's Peak: The Impending World Oil Shortage (Princeton: Princeton U., 2001).
Fesharaki, Fereidun & David T. Isaak. OPEC, the Gulf, & the World Petroleum Market: A Study in Government Policy & Downstream Operations (Boulder: Westview, 1983).
Fried, Edward R. & Philip H. Trezise. Oil Security: Retrospect & Prospect (Washington: Brookings Institution, 1993).
Ghanem, Shukri Mohammed. OPEC: The Rise & Fall of an Exclusive Club (London: Routledge & Kegan Powel, 1986).
Ghosh, Arabinda. OPEC, the Petroleum Industry, & US Energy Policy (Westport CT: Quorum, 1983).
Goralski, Robert & Russell W. Freeburg. Oil & War: How the Deadly Struggle for Fuel in World War II Meant Victory or Defeat (NY: Morrow, 1987).
Goodstein, David. Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil (NY: W.W. Norton, 2004).
Hartshorn, J.E. Oil Companies & Governments: An Account of the International Oil Industry in its Political Environment (London: Faber & Faber, 1962).
__________. Oil Trade: Politics & Prospects (NY: Cambridge, 1993).
Heinberg, Richard. The Party's Over: Oil, War, & the Fate of Industrial Societies (Gabriola Island, BC: New Society, 2003).
Hunter, Shireen. OPEC & the Third World: The Politics of Aid (Bloomington: Indiana U, 1984).
Jayne, Catherine E. Oil, War, & Anglo-American Relations: American & British Reactions to Mexico's Expropriation of Foreign Oil Properties, 1937-1941 (Westport: Greenwood, 2001).
Luciani, Giacomo. The Oil Companies and the Arab World: The Structure of the International Oil Industry in the 1980s (NY: St. Martin's, 1984).
O'Connor, Harvey. The History of Oil Workers' International Union (Denver: OWIU, 1950).
__________. The Empire of Oil (NY: Monthly Review, 1955).
__________. World Crisis in Oil (NY: Monthly Review, 1962).
Okonto, Ike & Oronto Douglas. Where Vultures Feast: Shell, Human Rights & Oil (NY: Verso, 2003).
Oreng, Oystein. Oil Politics in the 1980s: Patterns of International Cooperation (N
Stobaugh, Robert & Daniel Yergin (eds.) Energy Future (NY: Random House, 1979).
Stoff, Michael B. Oil, War & American Security: The Search for a National Policy on Foreign Oil, 1941-1947 (New Haven: Yale, 1980).
Stone, Russell A. (ed.) OPEC & the Middle East: The Impact of Oil on Societal Development (NY: Praeger, 1977).
Tanzer, Michael. The Energy Crisis: World Struggle for Power & Wealth (NY: Monthly Review, 1974).
__________. The Race for Resources: Continuing Struggles over Minerals & Fuels (NY: Monthly Review, 1980). Companies vs. countries.
__________ & Stephen Zorn. Energy Update: Oil in the Late 20th C. (NY: Monthly Review, 1985).
Terzian, Pierre. OPEC: The Inside Story (London: Zed, 1985).
Turner, Louis. Oil Companies in the International System (3rd ed.; London: Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1983).
Van der Leeuw, Charles. Oil & Gas in the Caucasus & Caspian: A History (NY: St. Martin's, 2000).
Yeomans, Matthew. Oil: Anatomy of an Industry (NY: New Press, 2004).
Yergin, Daniel (ed.) The Dependence Dilemma: Gasoline Consumption & America's Security (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1980).
__________ & Martin Hillenbrand (eds.) Global Insecurity: A Strategy for Energy & Economic Renewal (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980).
__________. The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1991).
__________ & Joseph Stanislaw. The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy (rev. ed.; NY: Simon & Schuster, 2002).
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"Oil on Ice" [200?], dir. Bo Boudart & Dale Djerassi, 57m. Documentary on question of oil drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Reserve..
"The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power" , by InVision for Majestic Films & Trans Pacific Films, BBC Television, MICO & WGBH Boston, 480m. From Public Media Video.
"There Will Be Blood" , dir. Paul Thomas Anderson, 158m. In video stores. Loosely based on Upton Sinclair's novel Oil.
"Tulsa" , dir. Stuart Heisler, 90m.
"Wages of Fear" , dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot, 138m. In video stores.