The Squeeze

The Squeeze: Oil, Money and Greed in the 21st Century

Business, Finance & Law , Science, Study & Work, Smart Thinking, Non-Fiction
Paperback Published on: 27/10/2010
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Synopsis

‘The Squeeze’ is an invaluable account of the modern oil industry and vital to understanding the awful truth about the current disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. With unprecedented access to their engineers and executives in London and Houston, Tom Bower tells the inside story of BP's history of alleged negligence.Over the last 20 years, oil prices have soared from $7 a barrel to $147 and down to $37. Amid economic boom and bust, speculators, traders, politicians and monarchs have plotted to earn fortunes from oil, and prayed for salvation from unpredictable natural and man-made disasters.

  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780007276554
  • Number of pages: 576
  • Dimensions: 200 x 130 x 40 mm

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The Squeeze
Oil world exposed
I'm only part way through but it's proving a very readable book written in Tom Bower's typically engaging style. The book could be a dry recital of events ... READ MORE
MikeCM