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The New Global Oil Market: Understanding Energy Issues in the World Economy
     

The New Global Oil Market: Understanding Energy Issues in the World Economy

by Siamack Shojai
 

In the emerging post-Cold War new world order, the economics and politics of the oil industry will be quite different. New approaches and mechanisms are under way to deal with new challenges and old difficulties, such as environmental imperatives and the uncertainty of prices and availability. This edited volume provides an authoritative and comprehensive view of

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In the emerging post-Cold War new world order, the economics and politics of the oil industry will be quite different. New approaches and mechanisms are under way to deal with new challenges and old difficulties, such as environmental imperatives and the uncertainty of prices and availability. This edited volume provides an authoritative and comprehensive view of changing oil markets through informative discussions on global oil reserves, production and consumption trends, futures markets, refining, the political economy, and global environmental concerns. A very useful tool for researchers, scholars, and businesspeople in energy and environmental policy economics, political economics, economics of natural resources, and regional economics.

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A comprehensive volume on global oil markets. Part I provides a discussion of global oil reserves, production, and consumption trends, as well as current developments in the areas of oil pricing, futures markets, oil marketing, and refining. Part II deals with the political economy of global oil markets. Global environmental concerns are dealt with in Part III, including a discussion of alternative sources of energy and their impact on the environment. Finally, Part IV addresses issues related to energy and national security as well as public policy choices available domestically and internationally. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275945831
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/1995
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.95(d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

SIAMACK SHOJAI is Chair of the Finance and Economics Department at Manahattan College.

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