Twilight in the Desert (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
464
Utgivningsdatum
2006-06-01
Upplaga
1
Förlag
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Illustratör/Fotograf
maps illustrations
Illustrationer
Illustrations, maps
Dimensioner
228 x 155 x 32 mm
Vikt
560 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
23:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780471790181

Twilight in the Desert

The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy

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Twilight in the Desert reveals a Saudi oil and production industry that could soon approach a serious, irreversible decline. In this exhaustively researched book, veteran oil industry analyst Matthew Simmons draws on his three--plus decades of insider experience and more than 200 independently produced reports about Saudi petroleum resources and production operations. He uncovers a story about Saudi Arabia's troubled oil industry, not to mention its political and societal instability, which differs sharply from the globally accepted Saudi version. It's a story that is provocative and disturbing, based on undeniable facts, but until now never told in its entirety. Twilight in the Desert answers all readers' questions about Saudi oil and production industries with keen examination instead of unsubstantiated posturing, and takes its place as one of the most important books of this still--young century.
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    Mathew Simmons är VD för en av världens största banker för investeringar i energisektorn, samt är engagerat i ASPO (Association for Studies of Peak Oil and Gases). Boken ger all information om de befintliga oljereserverna i Persiska Viken som finns.

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"...this is an important book and worth reading" (The Royal Society for Asian Affairs, April 2006) "The author...is clearly an expert in his field!I recommend anybody in the financial markets read this book." (Financial Engineering News, October 2006)

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MATTHEW R. SIMMONS is Chairman of Simmons & Company International, a Houston-based investment bank that specializes in the energy industry. He now focuses on research, writing, and speaking engagements. Last year, he gave seventy-five speeches to a variety of groups, including energy industry conferences, university symposiums, and think tanks. Mr. Simmons is a member of the National Petroleum Council, a board member of Resources for the Future, and a Trustee of The Atlantic Council of the United States. He has an MBA from Harvard University.

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Illustrations. Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. PART ONE FROM BEDOUIN TO BOURGEOISIE. 1 The Birth of a Nation. 2 The History of Major Saudi Arabian Oil Discoveries. 3 Saudi Arabia's Road to Oil Market Dominance. 4 The Veil of Secrecy over Saudi Oil Reserves and Production. PART TWO THE EBBING OF THE SAUDI OIL BOUNTY. 5 Saudi Aramco. 6 Oil Is Not Just Another Commodity. PART THREE GIANTS AT THE TIPPING POINT. 7 Ghawar, the King of Oilfields. 8 The Second--Tier Oilfields. 9 The Best of the Rest. 10 Coming Up Empty in New Exploration. 11 Turning to Natural Gas. PART FOUR TWILIGHT IN THE DESERT. 12 Saudi Oil Reserves Claims in Doubt. 13 Facing the Inevitable. 14 Reading Between the Lines of the Latest News from Aramco. 15 Aramco Invokes "Fuzzy Logic" to Manage the Future of Saudi Oil. 16 In Search of Crisper Truths among the Confident Saudi Claims. 17 Aftermath. Appendix A Methodology. Appendix B Supporting Technical Data. Appendix C The 1974 and 1979 Senate Hearings. Notes. Bibliography. Index.