American Oil Diplomacy in the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea

American Oil Diplomacy in the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea

by Gawdat G. Bahgat
     
 

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The United States is the world's largest oil consumer and importer. Here Gawdat Bahgat examines the nation's growing dependence on fossil fuels - particularly oil - and the main challenges it faces in securing supplies from two energy-rich regions, the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea. He argues that long-term U.S. energy strategy must be built on diversity of both…  See more details below

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The United States is the world's largest oil consumer and importer. Here Gawdat Bahgat examines the nation's growing dependence on fossil fuels - particularly oil - and the main challenges it faces in securing supplies from two energy-rich regions, the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea. He argues that long-term U.S. energy strategy must be built on diversity of both the fuel mix and the geographic origin of that fuel. It should include a broad combination of measures that would stimulate domestic production, provide incentives for conservation, promote clean technologies, and eliminate political barriers to world markets.

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ISBN-13:
9781616101053
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
09/24/2009
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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