The Resource Private empire : ExxonMobil and American power, Steve Coll

Private empire : ExxonMobil and American power, Steve Coll

Label
Private empire : ExxonMobil and American power
Title
Private empire
Title remainder
ExxonMobil and American power
Statement of responsibility
Steve Coll
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The first hard-hitting examination of ExxonMobil, this book is the masterful result of Coll's indefatigable reporting. He draws here on more than four hundred interviews, field reporting from the halls of Congress to the oil-laden swamps of the Niger Delta, more than one thousand pages of previously classified U.S. documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, heretofore unexamined court records, and many other sources. A penetrating, newsbreaking study, this book is a defining portrait of ExxonMobil and the place of Big Oil in American politics and foreign policy
Cataloging source
IUK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coll, Steve
Dewey number
322
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9569.E95
LC item number
C65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Exxon Corporation
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Corporate power
  • Big business
Target audience
adult
Label
Private empire : ExxonMobil and American power, Steve Coll
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [659]-664) and index
Contents
"I'm going to the White House on this" -- Part One: The end of easy oil. "One right answer" ; "Iron ass" ; "Is the Earth really warming? " ; "Do you really want us as an enemy? " ; "Unknown injury" ; "E.G. month!" ; "The camel and the jackal" ; "We target oil companies" ; "Real men - they discover oil" ; "It's not quite as bad as it sounds" ; "The Haifa pipeline" ; "How high can we fly? " ; "Assisted regime change" ; "Informed influentials" -- Part Two: The risk cycle. "On my honor" ; "Chad can live without oil" ; "I pray for Exxon" ; "We will need witnesses" ; "The cash waterfall" ; "Moonshine" ; "Can't the C.I.A. and the Navy solve this problem? " ; "A person would have to eat more than 3,400 rubber ducks" ; "We must end the Age of Oil" ; "Are we out? Or in? " ; "It's not my money to tithe" ; "We're confident you can book the reserves" ; "One plus one has got to equal three" ; "It just happened."
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
685 pages
Isbn
9780143123545
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)844733390
  • 1387314
  • (OCoLC)ocn844733390
  • (Pol)1387314
Label
Private empire : ExxonMobil and American power, Steve Coll
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [659]-664) and index
Contents
"I'm going to the White House on this" -- Part One: The end of easy oil. "One right answer" ; "Iron ass" ; "Is the Earth really warming? " ; "Do you really want us as an enemy? " ; "Unknown injury" ; "E.G. month!" ; "The camel and the jackal" ; "We target oil companies" ; "Real men - they discover oil" ; "It's not quite as bad as it sounds" ; "The Haifa pipeline" ; "How high can we fly? " ; "Assisted regime change" ; "Informed influentials" -- Part Two: The risk cycle. "On my honor" ; "Chad can live without oil" ; "I pray for Exxon" ; "We will need witnesses" ; "The cash waterfall" ; "Moonshine" ; "Can't the C.I.A. and the Navy solve this problem? " ; "A person would have to eat more than 3,400 rubber ducks" ; "We must end the Age of Oil" ; "Are we out? Or in? " ; "It's not my money to tithe" ; "We're confident you can book the reserves" ; "One plus one has got to equal three" ; "It just happened."
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
685 pages
Isbn
9780143123545
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)844733390
  • 1387314
  • (OCoLC)ocn844733390
  • (Pol)1387314

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