The Age of Oil: The Mythology, History, and Future of the World's Most Controversial Resource
July 29, 2006
Oil is the most vital resource of our time. Because it is so important, misperceptions about the black gold abound. In this book, Maugeri clears the cobwebs by describing the colorful history of oil and explaining the fundamentals of oil production. He delivers a unique, fascinating, and controversial perspective on the industry--as only an insider could.
LEONARDO MAUGERI is Group Senior Vice President, Strategies and Development, for the Italian energy company Eni, the sixth-largest publicly listed oil company in the world. His articles have appeared in Newsweek, Foreign Affairs, Science, and the Wall Street Journal, among other publications.
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