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            The Petroleum Industry:  Selected MVCC Resources





Aaseng, Nathan. Business Builders in Oil. (HD9565 .A535 2000)

Achenbach, Joel.  A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea: the Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher.  (TN 871.3 .A28 2011)

Alvarez, A. Offshore: a North Sea Journey. (Rome TN874 .N78 A48 1986)

Avery, Samuel.  The Pipeline and the Paradigm: Keystone XL, Tar Sands, and the Battle to Defuse the Carbon Bomb

      (TN 879.5 .A877 2013)

Bahgat, Gawdat. American Oil Diplomacy in the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea. (HD9576 .P52 B34 2003)

Beamish, Thomas D. Silent Spill : the Organization of an Industrial Crisis. (TD196.P4 B43 2002)

Black, Brian C.  Crude Reality: Petroleum in World History.  (HD 9560.5 .B494 2012)

Borneman, Walter R. Alaska: Saga of a Bold Land. (F904 .B75 2003)

Brune, Michael. Coming Clean : Breaking America's Addiction to Oil and Coal. (TD887.F69 B78 2008)

Cavnar, Bob.  Disaster on the Horizon: High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout

     (TD427 .P4 C38 2010)

Clark, Arthur P. A Land Transformed: the Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia, and Saudi Aramco.  (DS204 .L36 2006)

Cole, Juan Ricardo. Engaging the Muslim World. (DS35.74.U6 C65 2009)

Coll, Steve. The Taking of Getty Oil : the Full Story of the Most Spectacular--& Catastrophic--Takeover of All Time.

     (HD9569.G48 C65 1987)

Conaway, Charles F. The Petroleum Industry: a Nontechnical Guide. (TN870 .C58 1999)

Deffeyes, Kenneth S.  Beyond Oil: the View from Hubbert's Peak.  (TN870 .D369 2006)

Deffeyes, Kenneth S. Hubbert's Peak: the Impending World Oil Shortage.  (TN870 .D37 2001)

Energy Alternatives : Opposing Viewpoints. (TJ163.2 .E4555 2002)

Gedicks, Al. Resource Rebels: Native Challenges to Mining and Oil Corporations. (GN449.3 .G43 2001)

Gerdes, Louise I. Transportation. (HE152 .T68 2008)

Gessner, David.  The Tarball Chronicles: a Journey Beyond the Oiled Pelican and into the Heart of the Gulf Oil Spill

     (TD 427 .P4 G47 2011)

Ghazvinian, John H. Untapped : the Scramble for Africa’s Oil. (HD9577.A2 G43 2007)

Goettemoeller, Jeffrey. Sustainable Ethanol : Biofuels, Biorefineries, Cellulosic Biomass, Flex-Fuel Vehicles, and Sustainable

     Farming For Energy Independence.  (HD9502.5.A433 U54486 2007)

Goodstein, David L. Out of Gas : the End of the Age of Oil. (TN870 .G645 2004)

Greene, Ronnie. Night Fire : Big Oil, Poison Air, and Margie Richard's Fight to Save Her Town. (HD9568.N67 G74 2008)

Haerens, Margaret, ed.  Offshore Drilling.  (Opposing Viewpoints) (TN 871.3 .O338 2010)

Haley, James . Foreign Oil Dependence. (Rome HD9566 .F67 2004)

Hallowell, Christopher. Holding Back the Sea : the Struggle for America's Natural Legacy on the Gulf Coast.

      (QH87.3 .H35 2001)

Hanrahan, Clare. Global Resources. (HC85 .G58 2008)

Haugen, David. Should Drilling Be Permitted in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?  (QH545.O57 S46 2008)

      Energy Alternatives. (TJ808.2 .E64 2010)

Hunnicutt, Susan. Foreign Oil Dependence. (HD9566 .F672 2008)

Jok, Jok Madut. Sudan : Race, Religion and Violence. (DT157.673 .J65 2008)

Konrad, John.  Fire on the Horizon: the Untold Story of the Gulf Oil Disaster.  (Bestseller HD7269 .P42 M615 2011)

Lebedoff, David. Cleaning up : the Story Behind the Biggest Legal Bonanza of Our Time. (KF228.E98 L43 1997)

Lehner, Peter.  In Deep Water: the Anatomy of a Disaster, the Fate of the Gulf, and Ending Our Oil Addiction. 

     (TD 427 .P4 L44 2010)

Leone, Daniel A. Is the World Heading Toward an Energy Crisis?  (Rome HD9560.5 .I75 2006)

Lowe, John S.  Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell.  5th ed.  (KF 1850 .L68 2009)

Lustgarten, Abrahm.  Run to Failure: BP and the Making of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster.  (HD2571.9 .B73 L87 2012)

Maass, Peter.  Crude World: the Violent Twilight of Oil.  (HD 9560.5 .M23 2009)

Magner, Mike.  Poisoned Legacy: the Human Cost of BP's Rise to Power.  (HD 9571.9 .B73 M36 2011)

Marcel, Valérie. Oil Titans: National Oil Companies in the Middle East.  (HD9578.M628 M37 2006)

Margonelli, Lisa. Oil on the Brain : Adventures From the Pump to the Pipeline.  (HD9560.5 .M3185 2007)

Maugeri, Leonardo. The Age of Oil : the Mythology, History, and Future of the World's Most Controversial Resource.

     (TN870 .M339 2006)

McCartney, Laton. The Teapot Dome Scandal : How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country.

     (E785 .M38 2008)

Miller, Debra, ed.  Gasoline.  (Current controversies)  (HD 9579 .G5 U5428 2012)

Miller, Debra, ed. The Middle East. (Current controversies) (DS63.2.U5 M473 2008)

Miller, Debra, ed.  Oil.  (Current controversies)  (HD 9565 .O553 2010)

Nakaya, Andrea C., ed.  Oil. (Opposing viewpoints) (HD9565 .O55 2006)

Nalder , Eric. Tankers Full of Trouble : the Perilous Journey of Alaskan Crude. (Rome VM455 .N27 1994)

Nawwab, Ismail I. Aramco and its World : Arabia and the Middle East. (HD9576.S33 A7 1980)

Nelson, Daniel. Northern Landscapes : the Struggle for Wilderness Alaska. (Rome QH76.5.A4 N46 2004)

Olah, George A. Beyond Oil and Gas : the Methanol Economy. (HD9502.5.M472 O42 2006)

Oren, Michael B. Power, Faith, and Fantasy : America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present. (DS63.2.U5 O54 2007)

Pakka, Kyle L. The Energy Within : a Photo History of the People of Saudi Aramco. (HD9576.S33 E53 2006)

Pascual, Carlos and Jonathan Elkind eds., Energy Security : Economics, Politics, Strategies, and Implications.

      (HD 9502 .A2 E55115 2010)

Passero, Barbara. Energy Alternatives. (TJ808.2 .E628 2006)

Petzinger,Thomas. Oil & Honor : the Texaco-Pennzoil Wars.  (Rome HD9569.T4 O48 1987X)

Piper, Ernest. The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill : Final Report, State of Alaska Response.  (TD427.P4 P56 1993)

Powers, Bill.  Cold, Hungry and In the Dark: Exploding the Natural Gas Supply Myth.  (HD 9581.2 .S53 P69 2013)

Rashid, Ahmed. Taliban : Militant Islam, Oil, and Fundamentalism in Central Asia. (DS371.2 .R367 2000)

Richardson, Bill. Leading by Example : How We Can Inspire an Energy and Security Revolution. (HD9502.U52 R49 2008)

Romero, Fernando. Hyperborder : the Contemporary U.S.-Mexico Border and its Future.  (F787 .R57 2008)

Roscow, James P. 800 miles to Valdez : the Building of the Alaska Pipeline.  (TN 879.5 R55)

Ross, Michael Lewin. The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations. (HD9578.D44 R67 2012)

Safina, Carl.  A Sea in Flames: the Deepwater Horizon Oil Blowout.  (GC 1221 .S24 2011)

Sandalow, David. Freedom From Oil : How the Next President Can End the United States’ Oil Addiction. (HD9566 .S36 2008)

Shaxson, Nicholas. Poisoned Wells : the Dirty Politics of African Oil. (HD9577.A2 S53 2007)

Sherrill, Robert. The Oil Follies of 1970-1980 : How the Petroleum Industry Stole the Show (and Much More Besides)

     (Rome HD9565 .S447 1983)

Skeet, Ian.  OPEC: Twenty-Five Years of Prices and Politics.  (HD 9560.1 .O66 A64 1986)

Steffy, Loren C.  Drowning in Oil: BP and the Reckless Pursuit of Profit.  (HD 9574 .M63 S74 2011)

Tabak, John.  Natural Gas and Hydrogen.  (TP 350 .T23 2009)

Tarbell, Ida M. The History of the Standard Oil Company.  2 vols. (HD9569.S82 T373 2009)

Thompson, Tamara, ed.  Oil Spills.  (Current Controversies)  (TD 427 .P4 O3884 2014)

Wall, Bennett H. Growth In a Changing Environment : a History of Standard Oil Company (New Jersey), Exxon Corporation,

     1950-1975.  (HD9569.S82 W35 1988)

Wheelwright, Jeff. Degrees of Disaster :Prince William Sound : How Nature Reels and Rebounds.

     (Rome QH105.A4 W48 1994)

Yergin, Daniel. The Prize : the Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power.  (HD9560.6 .Y47 1991)

Yergin, Daniel.  The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World.  (HD 9502 .A2 Y47 2011)             

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