Top 10 "Peak Oil" Books

A Listmania! list by Market Maven "Dman71"
 
Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy
1.  Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy by Matthew R. Simmons
The list author says:
  "Without a doubt, the best Peak Oil book out there.  A must read.  Saudi is pushing as hard as they can to meet the world's demands, but its getting tired."
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A Thousand Barrels a Second: The Coming Oil Break Point and the Challenges Facing an Energy Dependent World
2.  A Thousand Barrels a Second: The Coming Oil Break Point and the Challenges Facing an Energy Dependent World by Peter Tertzakian
The list author says:
  "Yes, thats really how fast we are using the stuff up!  There may be lots out there but we can't get it out fast enough for China and India!  It's the demand stupid"
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Party's Over  The
3.  Party's Over The by Richard Heinberg
The list author says:
  "Another great Peak Oil book from a recognized expert.  He does a great job of guiding the reader into this growing crisis and telling us what we need to know"
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Powerdown
4.  Powerdown by Richard Heinberg
The list author says:
  "Heinberg now gives us an idea of how to face Peak Oil.  Kind of gloomy but some plausible options"
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Oil on the Brain: Adventures from the Pump to the Pipeline
5.  Oil on the Brain: Adventures from the Pump to the Pipeline by Lisa Margonelli
The list author says:
  "Just a superb book, taking us from pump all the way back to the drill bit. Great research and polished delivery"
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The Last Oil Shock
6.  The Last Oil Shock by David Strahan
The list author says:
  "Another great book from a learned journalist, he has crafted a realistic/fact based analysis of all the issues (from a UK perspective) and offers good tips for us on how to make a difference."
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Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak
7.  Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak by Kenneth S. Deffeyes
The list author says:
  "Fast read about the problem, great history of Hubbert and how he predicted the US Peak in 1970, with an analysis of other energy sources and their weaknesses"
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The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World
8.  The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World by Paul Roberts
The list author says:
  "Another great job of delving into the problem from many angles"
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Untapped: The Scramble for Africa's Oil
9.  Untapped: The Scramble for Africa's Oil by John Ghazvinian
The list author says:
  "Does a very good job of showing readers as to how important African oil is becoming as other areas peak"
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Coming Oil Crisis, The
10.  Coming Oil Crisis, The by Colin Campbell
The list author says:
  "C.J. Campbell was one of the first to warn of the impending dangers of Peak Oil. See him featured heavily in the movie "Crude Awakening""
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