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Oil in the Middle Eastl

Stephen Hemsley Longrigg

Oil in the Middle Eastl

its discovery and development.

by Stephen Hemsley Longrigg

  • 175 Want to read
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Published by Oxford university Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orient.,
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- Levant

  • Edition Notes

    Issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs.

    ContributionsRoyal Institute of International Affairs
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 305 p. diagrs., tables, maps.
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20782776M

    Abstract. This book relates the intricate subject of biblical prophecy to the current crisis in the Middle East. With the development of oil politics, Dr. Walvoord believes a new world government will emerge, centered in the Middle East, which will eclipse the United States and Russia as world powers. Davidson then quickly focuses on the Middle East and the history of British imperialism, advances to the modern era and U.S. imperialism. The book is a wonderful read – in a nasty sort of way – with Davidson drawing in many sources, well referenced, detailing how the imperial powers of .

    Power Play book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. s/t: The tumultuous world of Middle East oil, /5(1).   This is a very informative book about the real economic situation in the countries of the middle east and the business of oil. Is startling to realize that, thought there is a big income because of the oil now days, the producers countries face problems regarding internal subsidies and that the NOCs (National Oil Companies) are the source of 4/5(2).

      Ethnography in an Iraqi Village. Let me start with one that should be on any list about books on the Middle East. It is Guests of the Sheikh: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village by Elizabeth Warnock Fernea. This is one that has stood the test of (at least some) time since it . A prolific author on national security issues, Donald Snow’s new book is perfectly timed and should be read by all foreign policy advisors in the next administration. His critique of our Middle East-centric interventions combined with the changing geopolitics of oil and alternative energy sources offers pragmatic policy options for the region.


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The largest producer in the Middle East is Saudi Arabia, pumping about million barrels per day, and the biggest oil reserves are located in the Middle East, estimated at over billion barrels. Oil in the Middle East by Stephen Hemsley Longrigg,Oxford University Press edition, in English - 2d by: -- The Middle East before oil -- The first Middle East oil discoveries -- The spread of the oil industry -- Oil in the Gulf States -- Arabian explorations -- Oil in World War II -- The USA and Saudi Arabia -- Post-war boom and disruption -- OPEC -- The oil shock of -- Oil and political change -- Oil and society -- Saddam Hussein and Iraq.

The book begins with a historical analysis of the relevance of oil in shaping U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. When the producing states started to control oil by sidelining global companies, political considerations meant that energy security had to include the.

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