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Oil Strategy and Politics, 1941-1981

1st Edition

By Walter J. Levy


366 pages

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In this book, the author reflects major stages in the principal history of oil from the beginning of World War II to 1981. He focuses on the significance of critical aspects of petroleum logistics and presents the strategic dimensions of oil.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Oil and World War II -- The Paradox of Oil and War -- Japanese Strategy -- Axis Launches Desperate Offensive at Allied Oil Sources -- Oil and Postwar Recovery -- Middle Eastern Oil as an Objective of World Power -- Petroleum Under the ECA Program -- One Year of ECA's Oil Operations -- The Role of American Oil in the World -- Europe in the Oil Economy of the Free World -- Western Oil Power -- Interdependence as the Foundation for World Oil Operations -- Issues in International Oil Policies -- Western Security and International Oil -- World Oil in Transition -- World Oil in Transition -- Basic Considerations for Oil Policies in Developing Countries -- Oil Power -- An Action Program for U.S. Energy Policy -- An Atlantic-Japanese Energy Policy -- World Oil in Turmoil -- World Oil Cooperation or International Chaos -- A Conference Between Oil-Producing and Consuming Countries -- U.S. Energy Policy in a World Context -- The Years That the Locust Hath Eaten: Oil Policy and OPEC Development Prospects -- Oil-The Years Ahead -- Oil and the Decline of the West -- Oil: An Agenda for the 1980s -- Postscript -- Other Titles of Interest from Westview Press

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