Clarke, D., Empires of Oil – Corporate Oil in Barbarian Worlds (London: Profile Books, 2007)
Industry insider Duncan Clarke explains how the Western, private sector oil companies that have historically dominated the industry since its inception are facing an existential threat. The author shows how power over resources is leaching from them to rising state sector companies from outside the club of developed world market democracies.
Duffield, J. S., Over a Barrel, The Costs of US Foreign Oil Dependence (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008)
Eminent US political scientist John S. Duffield spells out the reality and implications of US dependence on crude oil from ...