1st Edition

British Oil Policy 1919-1939

By B S McBeth Copyright 1986
    192 Pages
    by Routledge

    208 Pages
    by Routledge

    Ths book examines the efforts made by the British government of the period to lessen its dependence on American oil supplies, the emergence of Venezuela as the largest single British oil supplier in the early 1930s, and the changing structure of the oil industry both in the US and Europe. It draws almost entirely on primary sources.

    Chapter 1 Background; Chapter 2 Britain’s Efforts to Achieve Oil Independence; Chapter 3 Anglo American Oil Diplomacy; Chapter 4 Venezuela: Britain’s New Oil Supplier; Chapter 5 Britain Remains Dependent on Foreign Oil; conclusion ;


    McBeth, B S