"Brimming with rich conceptual insights and expert empirical detail."
"You will not find a better guide to the new geopolitics of hydrocarbons."
Michael Ross, University of California Los Angeles
"No comparable book so effectively covers the core issues as well as Oil and none so effectively provides a road synthesis of key trends and debates with such economy of style and richness of detail."
Michael Watts, University of California, Berkeley
"This book is a 'must-read' antidote to current arguments about the scarcity of oil. Not only do Bridge and Le Billon comprehensively demolish those claims, they positively submit a twenty-first century 'beyond oil's prospective' for the future."
Peter R. Odell, Erasmus University, Rotterdam