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Privatization Industry Studies: Energy and Airlines

William Leon Megginson

in The Financial Economics of Privatization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195150629
eISBN:
9780199835768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150627.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the privatization histories and regulatory regimes adopted for oil and companies, electric utilities, and national airlines. The first section details the history of oil and gas ... More


The Politics of the 1920 Mineral Leasing Act

Paul Sabin

in Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The national campaign for favorable treatment of the California oil companies, which culminated in the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 and in the 1920s Teapot Dome scandal over bribery and oil leases, ... More


Urgency and Betrayal: Three Attempts to Foster Private Investment in Argentina’s Oil Industry

Nicolás Gadano

in The Natural Resources Trap: Private Investment without Public Commitment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013796
eISBN:
9780262275538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013796.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter focuses on three cases of incorporation of private investment into Argentina’s oil industry: Juan Domingo Peron’s attempt in 1954, Arturo Frondizi’s oil contracts in 1958–1962, and the ... More


The Global Search for Petroleum

Øystein Tunsjø

in Security and Profit in China’s Energy Policy: Hedging Against Risk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165082
eISBN:
9780231535434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165082.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explores China’s strategies to gain access to overseas sources of oil. The first section surveys overseas investments in petroleum projects by Chinese national oil companies (NOCs), ... More


The Corporate Actor model

Jon Birger Skjærseth and Tora Skodvin

in Climate Change and the Oil Industry: Common Problem, Different Strategies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065583
eISBN:
9781781700471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065583.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the explanatory power of the approach this book has labelled the Corporate Actor (CA) model in accounting for the differences in the climate change strategies adopted by the oil ... More


China’s Domestic Energy Sector

Øystein Tunsjø

in Security and Profit in China’s Energy Policy: Hedging Against Risk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165082
eISBN:
9780231535434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165082.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter first examines the important relationship between the central government and the national oil companies (NOCs) and the governance of China’s energy sector. It argues that China’s leaders ... More


Global trends in state resource management

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Taking a global perspective, this chapter examines the origins of legal systems to facilitate hydrocarbon exploitation and the growth of the petroleum industry. Identifying four main approaches to ... More


Corruption and the Competition for Power

Alexandra Gillies

in Crude Intentions: How Oil Corruption Contaminates the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190940706
eISBN:
9780190940737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940706.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

In several democratic countries, public officials sought oil money in part to finance their election campaigns. In Brazil and Nigeria, landslides of corruption followed, and billions of dollars in ... More


The Kleptocracy Kings

Alexandra Gillies

in Crude Intentions: How Oil Corruption Contaminates the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190940706
eISBN:
9780190940737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940706.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 4 traces into the umbilical tie between kleptocratic regimes and their oil and describes how the industry helps keep them alive. The leaders of Angola, Azerbaijan, and Russia used their ... More


The Illiberal Political Economy of Oil

Andrew T. Price-Smith

in Oil, Illiberalism, and War: An Analysis of Energy and US Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029063
eISBN:
9780262327527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029063.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter Price-Smith delineates the foundations of the international political economy of oil, and argues that the global political economy of energy has shifted away from the liberal model ... More


Prologue: Petrocapital and the Birth of the Petrostate

Giuliano Garavini

in The Rise and Fall of OPEC in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198832836
eISBN:
9780191871306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832836.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

The Prologue describes the rise of Anglo-American “petrocapital” after WWII and the formation of the “concessions system” in the Middle East in the 1920s and 1930s. The chapter concentrates on the ... More


“Being a Friend in a Nest of Vipers”

Alexandra Gillies

in Crude Intentions: How Oil Corruption Contaminates the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190940706
eISBN:
9780190940737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940706.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

During the boom years, companies, banks, and other private sector players used all kinds of tactics to tilt the oil sector playing field in their favor. They wined and dined top decision-makers, went ... More


Petrobras in the History of Offshore Oil

Tyler Priest

in New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This essay analyzes the evolution the Brazilian oil industry during the second half of the 20th century and focuses on the aggressive push offshore by the state-owned oil company (or national oil ... More


Why Are the Major Oil Companies Selling Off their Fleets? The Case of Total

Benoît Doessant and Samir Saul

in Maritime History as Global History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497339
eISBN:
9781786944511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497339.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a case study of the French oil company, Total, in attempt to explain why they changed business strategy and chartered international fleets instead of transporting the oil ... More


Doubling Down: National Oil Companies as Instruments of Risk and Reward

Patrick R. P. Heller

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many governments have successfully employed state-owned enterprises to exert state control over their oil and gas sectors and capture a larger share of rewards from the industry. However, relying ... More


The Importance of Having Money: The Economic Diplomacy of the Suez Crisis

Diane B. Kunz

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter explains how the Americans quite ruthlessly brought to bear their economic arsenal against the British. Once this decision had been made in the wake of the invasion, ‘the question became ... More


Oil and gas

John Child, David Faulkner, Stephen Tallman, and Linda Hsieh

in Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances and Networks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198814634
eISBN:
9780191852374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814634.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

After an introduction to the oil and gas industry and its structure, Chapter 15 notes how economic pressures have motivated the formation of alliances. It then identifies different types of alliance ... More


Global, Maritime, and Continental Implications

Øystein Tunsjø

in Security and Profit in China’s Energy Policy: Hedging Against Risk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165082
eISBN:
9780231535434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165082.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the global, maritime, and continental implications of China’s energy security policy. It emphasizes three global implications: first, the increased influence of China’s national ... More


Introduction

Øystein Tunsjø

in Security and Profit in China’s Energy Policy: Hedging Against Risk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165082
eISBN:
9780231535434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165082.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book’s main themes. This book examines how China is adapting to its increasing reliance on imported crude oil and petroleum products and ... More


Petroleum Contracts: What Does Contract Theory Tell Us?

Philippe Aghion and Lucía Quesada

in The Natural Resources Trap: Private Investment without Public Commitment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013796
eISBN:
9780262275538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013796.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter provides a brief description of the main characteristics of contracts between oil companies and local governments, and then draws from existing contract theory to rationalize these ... More


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