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Great read. Very interesting. Hard to find an Oil history which isn't politically swayed. This is the book you want!Published 3 days ago by Bryan
This is the first detailed history of the oil Industry with all the political ramifications and impacts on countries around the world. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Bruce97
Fantastic in-depth account on the history of oil around the globe, creating an understanding of the current situation.
Reads like a story.
I work in the Canadian oil industry in Alberta and found this book very interesting. It took me months of reading it in camp after work to complete, but I felt it was a great and... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Zane Gates
This is an incredibly narrative on the oil industry. I found the first part (pre WWII) too detailed, sometimes too focused on individuals and not so much on the companies they were... Read morePublished 16 months ago by dw
I was impressed, I learned alot and it read more like a novel and less like a text book. I have recommended it more than a few times.Published on Sept. 22 2011 by Kurtis Sali
This book is comprehensive and well written. It will give the reader a complete history of the development of the oil industry and how it has contributed to the shaping of world... Read morePublished on June 30 2004 by Frank
I can't use anything but superlatives for this tome. As soon as I finished it I started again. Yergin, now the president of the VERY influential private energy group CERA does an... Read morePublished on Feb. 29 2004 by Srabalais