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Petroleum Production

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

African Oil Politics.

Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) News.

The Coming Global Oil Crisis (Hubbert's Peak).

Expose Exxon.

Minerals Management Service (US Dept. of the Interior). Offshore oil exploitation.

OPEC News.

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Project Underground. Supports human rights of communities resisting mining & oil exploitation.

In the Library: Articles

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

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"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" [1992], by InVision for Majestic Films & Trans Pacific Films, BBC Television, MICO & WGBH Boston, 480m. From Public Media Video.

"There Will Be Blood" [2007], dir. Paul Thomas Anderson, 158m. In video stores. Loosely based on Upton Sinclair's novel Oil.

"Tulsa" [1949], dir. Stuart Heisler, 90m.

"Wages of Fear" [1963], dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot, 138m. In video stores.

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