Oil & Gas

Modern living standards have been built on accessible and affordable oil and gas. However, as some predict the arrival of peak oil, the 21st Century might be characterised by the hunt for efficient, clean and renewable fuel sources.

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Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier

Maya Rao

Public Affairs, 2018

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Marie-Hélène Ben Samoun et al.

Boston Consulting Group, 2019

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Maurice Berns et al.

Boston Consulting Group, 2019

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Data alone aren’t the solution, but they bring people together

S. L. Brantley et al.

Science, 2018

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Anand Toprani

War on the Rocks, 2019

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Cheap and abundant shale gas is changing how the chemical industry makes the ingredients of modern life. Chemists want to ensure that it’s change for the better.

Mark Peplow

Nature, 2017

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Oil Beyond 2040

Reda Cherif et al.

IMF, 2017

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When a drilling platform is scheduled for destruction, it must go on a thousand-mile final journey to the breaker’s yard. As one rig proved when it crashed on to the rocks of a remote Scottish island, this is always a risky business

Tom Lamont

The Guardian, 2017

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Javier Blas

Bloomberg Business, 2017

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Policy Adjustment in Oil-Exporting Countries of the Middle East and Central Asia

Martin Sommer et al.

IMF, 2016

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