The Blackbook on Oil
- date of publication: 19.09.2005
- 320 Pages
- Deuticke Verlag
- ISBN 978-3-552-06023-4
- Deutschland: 21,50 €
- Österreich: 22,10 €
For a number of years Thomas Seifert and Klaus Werner have been investigating the influence of the oil lobby and the links between oil and politics. No thriller could be more gripping.
- The price of oil is climbing ever higher, the demand for this "black gold" seems insatiable.
- Our comfortable Western standard of living comes at a heavy price. The world economy's bribes cause conflicts, wars and civil wars.
- The USA, once one of the largest oil exporters, has long been dependent on imports. The Gulf War is an attempt by the USA to secure its position in the world's most oil-rich region.
- Germany ingratiates itself with Russia, hoping for an oil alliance, but China is also interested in Russia's oil reserves. Its incredible economic growth has been bought with an enormous rise in oil consumption.
- As resources disappear, competition for them between the most powerful economic blocks will only increase. The fight over the last reserves has begun ...
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