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Patterns and Practices in Three Process Industries: Petroleum, Chemical, and Pharmaceuticals

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand, Vol 1: How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165883
eISBN:
9780199789672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165883.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes how computers came into the petroleum, chemical, and pharmaceutical process and manufacturing industries. It argues that computers fundamentally changed the nature of work in ... More


The Development of the Norwegian Petroleum Innovation System: A Historical Overview

Ole Andreas Engen

in Innovation, Path Dependency, and Policy: The Norwegian Case

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551552
eISBN:
9780191720819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551552.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

This chapter addresses the development of the Norwegian Petroleum Innovation System. While the initial phase of the petroleum development of Norway in the 1960s was characterized by an absorptive ... More


Lipids: Hydrocarbons

Thomas S. Bianchi and Elizabeth A. Canuel

in Chemical Biomarkers in Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134147
eISBN:
9781400839100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134147.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines hydrocarbons present in the environment and derived from natural and anthropogenic sources. Since the industrial revolution, the abundance of hydrocarbons derived from ... More


Venezuela's Petro-Diplomacy: Hugo Chavez's Foreign Policy

Ralph S. Clem (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035307
eISBN:
9780813038292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035307.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Since coming to power in 1999, President Hugo Chavez has used the windfall of high oil prices to remake Venezuela internally along the model of twenty-first-century socialism and, even more ... More


Property Rights in Oil and Gas under Domanial Regimes

Yinka Omorogbe and Peter Oniemola

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the property rights over petroleum in situ between the federal, state, and local governments in a federation. It also discusses the legal character of the various property ... More


Models for State Ownership on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

Ulf Hammer

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Since the early 1970s, state ownership has been an important element in the management of petroleum resources on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). In recent years however, important developments ... More


The Scope and Limitations of the Principle of National Property of Hydrocarbons in Mexico

Jose Juan Gonzalez

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses the scope and limitations of the principle of national property over natural resources of the subsoil established by Art 27 of the Mexican Constitution. It discusses the ... More


Eminent Domain and Regulatory Changes

Luis Erize

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The concept of eminent domain is defined more as an emanation of public powers than as an outright property right, referring thus to the authority of the Sovereign to legislate and to set forth rules ... More


Cajun Swing Era

Ryan André Brasseaux

in Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

The historical and cultural forces pushing together traditional Cajun, hillbilly, western swing, jazz, and American popular music, and the musical synthesis that ensued, form the foundation of this ... More


The Evolution of Resource Property Rights

Anthony Scott

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198286035
eISBN:
9780191718410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286035.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book reacts to an economic literature which relies on theory to explain property rights. To correct this truistic approach the book traces the actual evolution by examining when, where, and how ... More


Nonrenewable Resources

Alfred Greiner and Willi Semmler

in The Global Environment, Natural Resources, and Economic Growth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328233
eISBN:
9780199869985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328233.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on dynamic models with exhaustible resources. It discusses protype growth models that incorporate and study the consequences of finitely available exhaustible resources. Some of ... More


Design of Environmental Taxes

Hiromitsu Ishi

in The Japanese Tax System

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242566
eISBN:
9780191596452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242569.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Design of environmental taxes are picked up as an argument of whether or not environmental taxes should be practically introduced into the Japanese tax system, since it is still immature. It is ... More


Taking the Fight National

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

After successfully defending the Northern Cheyenne and Crow Reservations from non-Indian mining, American Indians launched a national campaign to prepare similarly situated energy tribes for the ... More


Epilogue: New Era, Similar Results

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Sadly, just as energy tribes secured recognition of their sovereign rights to control resource development, the market for Indian energy collapsed. This Epilogue explains the changes in international ... More


The Relationship Advantage: Information Technologies, Sourcing, and Management

Thomas Kern and Leslie P. Willcocks

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241927
eISBN:
9780191696985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241927.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The relationship in information technology (IT) outsourcing determines the difference between a successful, a less successful, and a failing outsourcing deal. IT managers will commonly spend seventy ... More


From waxes to polymers–the crystallography of polydisperse arrays

DOUGLAS L. DORSET

in Crystallography of the Polymethylene Chain: An Inquiry into the Structure of Waxes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529088
eISBN:
9780191712838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529088.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter reconsiders the model for petroleum wax structure presented in Chapter 1 in light of the structural information presented in the intervening chapters. The earlier packing model is found ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


Alliance Management at British Petroleum Exploration

Thomas Kern and Leslie P. Willcocks

in The Relationship Advantage: Information Technologies, Sourcing, and Management

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241927
eISBN:
9780191696985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241927.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter discusses a case study of British Petroleum Exploration's (BPX) IT outsourcing arrangements. Outsourcing at BPX presented a novel way of using multiple suppliers to deliver best-in-class ... More


. Vertical Integration

NEIL M. KAY

in Pattern in Corporate Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242115
eISBN:
9780191697005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the nature of vertical integration. It also analyses the ability of transaction-cost economics to deal with vertical integration. The chapter begins by analysing the foundations ... More


Ecuador's Environmental Revolutions: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters

Tammy L. Lewis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034296
eISBN:
9780262333382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034296.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Ecuador is biologically diverse, petroleum rich, and economically poor. Its extraordinary biodiversity has attracted attention and funding from such transnational environmental organizations as ... More


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