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The Oil Card: Global Economic Warfare in the 21st Century

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Challenging the conventional wisdom surrounding high oil prices, this compelling argument sheds an entirely new light on free-market industry fundamentals. By deciphering past, present, and future geopolitical events, it makes the case that oil pricing and availability have a long history of being employed as economic weapons by the United States. Despite ample world suppl ...more
Paperback, 250 pages
Published July 22nd 2008 by Trine Day (first published July 4th 2008)
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Sculptinghair
May 03, 2010 rated it really liked it
Quite an eye opener to all the back room deals.
J.C.
Feb 26, 2009 marked it as to-read
Just saw this guy give a lecture. The US Gov't manipulates energy markets to affect geo-political goals? Ya don't say? Anyway, should be an interesting, if technical, read.
Petter Sund
Apr 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: english, oil-energy


The question is: how realistic are his assumptions? I remain somewhat sceptical but an interesting read in any case
Jim Trela
Dec 31, 2018 rated it liked it
Interesting book. But dated. Published 2008.
Hans Hoffmann
Jan 29, 2016 rated it liked it
The first book on the oil industry I ready. mr Norman lays out some basic principles. Oil is about national security - so much of the foreign entanglements we are involved in are becasue of oil. The 21st century will not be so much defined by military warfare but by economic warfare. The biggest threat will be China
Kevin
May 02, 2010 rated it it was ok
This book is filled with more data than any book I have read. I don't believe in conspiracy theories but after reading this book it makes you wonder....
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