Black Gold: The New Frontier in Oil for Investors

Overview

Analyze how the falling production and rising demand of oil has enabled savvy companies and investment banks to cash in with Black Gold. You'll find investment suggestions — from ETFs and energy futures to hedge funds — that will allow you to reap substantial profits from current and future situations as well as short human-interest stories that illustrate every issue discussed. You'll also find a timeframe for the peak of oil production — one that is more realistic and gaining acceptance with both scientists and...

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Overview

Analyze how the falling production and rising demand of oil has enabled savvy companies and investment banks to cash in with Black Gold. You'll find investment suggestions — from ETFs and energy futures to hedge funds — that will allow you to reap substantial profits from current and future situations as well as short human-interest stories that illustrate every issue discussed. You'll also find a timeframe for the peak of oil production — one that is more realistic and gaining acceptance with both scientists and economists. Drawing on historical background, current issues, and expectations of the energy road ahead, Black Gold offers information you'll appreciate and understand so you can make the most of a market poised to grow exponentially in the years ahead.

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"The book has useful points to make…" (Lloyd's List, August 2006)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471792680
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/5/2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.26 (w) x 9.41 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Meet the Author

George Orwel is an Oil Analyst and Senior Writer for both the Oil Daily and Petroleum Intelligence Weekly. Previously, he covered the oil market for six years as a staff reporter for Dow Jones Newswires. Orwel has appeared on key media outlets, including CNN, BBC, and NPR, and contributed articles to the Los Angeles Times and the Christian Science Monitor, as well as other publications. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

PART I: THE END OF OIL.

Chapter 1. The End of an Era?

Chapter 2. Consequences of Oil Peak.

Chapter 3. Alternative Fuels.

PART II: THE MIDDLE EAST PROBLEM.

Chapter 4. Is the Saudi Oil Supply Adequate?.

Chapter 5. Iraqi Oil Supply and the Battle of Baghdad.

 PART III: THE OIL BOOM.

Chapter 6. Why and How Oil Prices Soared.

Chapter 7. Bumper Harvest for Oil Majors. 

Chapter 8. The New Frontier in Oil Investments.

Fuel Facts.

Some Questions to Test Your Energy Knowledge.

Notes.

Index.

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