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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


. 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


Public Participation in Mining and Petroleum in Asia and the Pacific: The Ok Tedi Case and its Implications

Zhiguo Gao, George Akpan, and Jim Vanjik

in Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter is divided into five sections. Section I provides a brief introduction to the topic. Section II gives a background account of the Ok Tedi case, its facts, issues for determination, and ... More


“Going Out” and China’s Search For Energy Security

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the challenge of state control with regard to the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). It considers how the state utilizes economic statecraft in the context of efforts ... More


Refined Politics: Petroleum Products, Neoliberalism, and the Ecology of Entrepreneurial Life

Matthew T. Huber

in Oil Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.003.0012
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter examines an enduring promotional construct of oil-based existence—“entrepreneurial life”—that propelled the neoliberal refashioning of American social life, institutional politics, and ... More


Urban Sprawl, Climate Change, Oil Depletion, and Eco-Marxism

George A. Gonzalez

in Political Theory and Global Climate Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220842
eISBN:
9780262285445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220842.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter examines the relationship between urban sprawl, fossil fuel combustion, and climate change, through the lens of a neo-Marxist political economy. It begins by explaining that Marx’s ... More


The Preemption War in Congress

Thomas O. McGarity

in The Preemption War: When Federal Bureaucracies Trump Local Juries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122961
eISBN:
9780300152203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122961.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter describes the battles in Congress over recent efforts to pass legislation preempting state common law claims with respect to federally regulated products and activities. It highlights ... More


Resource Control and Benefit Sharing in Nigeria

Yinka Omorogbe

in Sharing the Costs and Benefits of Energy and Resource Activity: Legal Change and Impact on Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767954
eISBN:
9780191821783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767954.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter is about sharing the benefits that accrue from the activities of petroleum and other extractive industries, against the backdrop of Nigeria’s experience with the management of wealth ... More


Oil Culture

Ross Barrett and Daniel Worden (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In the 150 years since the birth of the petroleum industry, oil has saturated our culture, fueling our cars and wars, our economy and policies. But just as thoroughly, culture saturates oil. So what ... More


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