Oil makes the world go round. Follow the fascinating story-from the fields of Kuwait to the streets of Venezuela and beyond... An analysis of the role that oil plays in the U.S. and how it has affected our foreign policy, this book traces the evolution of the industry, including such defining moments as the invention of the automobile and the discovery of oil in Saudi Arabia. Discussing politics, economics, and science, this book offers comprehensive, up-to-date information on the substance that was left to us by the dinosaurs-and that drives our industrialized world.This does not reduce in a significant way our dependence on imported oil.aquot; In voting in favor of ANWR drilling, Senator Conrad Burns (R- MT) said to the Times, aquot;Whata#39;s wrong with finding out how much oil we have? Ita#39;s a land that we can take care of and still use the resources it provides.aquot; Secretary of the Interior Gale A.
|Title||:||The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Politics Of Oil|
|Author||:||Lita Epstein, C.D. Jaco, Julianne Neimann|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2003-11-04|