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  • December 2007 Issue

    Books Review

    History of Oil Well Drilling, Petroleum Refining: Technology and Economics: Fifth Edition, Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook: Recipes for Changing Times, and Alcohol Can Be A Gas!

  • October 2007 Issue

    The Changing Dynamics of Energy in the Middle East

    The fluctuation of energy prices and their repeated rise and falls have illustrated the importance of the Middle East region as a fundamental energy provider for the whole world. This book discusses and analyzes the impact of oil and gas prices on global demand and on the international energy market, focusing on the Middle East and its effective role worldwide.

  • November 2007 Issue

    Energy Switch: Proven Solutions for a Renewable Future

    In the shadow of the declining oil supplies all over the world, there has been a move to further utilize alternative energy. The switch from oil and gas to new energies has been a trend in many European countries, which represent a successful model to follow. "Energy Switch: Proven Solutions for a Renewable Future" shed the light on this model and opens the road for others to imitate it.

  • September 2007 Issue

    The Battle for Barrels: Peak Oil Myths & World Oil Futures

    Revolving around the ongoing controversy that the era of oil usage is fading away as overly-produced discoveries have led to an oil peak, endangering the world's stability, Duncan Clarke issued his piece of art "The Battle for Barrels: Peak Oil Myths and World oil Futures" in which he demonstrates that "the doom and gloom of the Peak Oil theory is mistaken."

  • August 2007 Issue

    Gulf Oil and Gas: Ensuring Economic Security

    Since its establishment in 1994, the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) has issued major publications related to the oil and gas industry in the Middle East and worldwide. "Gulf Oil and Gas: Ensuring Economic Security" is one of ECSSR most recent publications tackling the challenges in the oil and gas sector, which is endangering the economy in the Gulf.

  • May 2007 Issue

    Egypt Rig Market Report 2007

    Egypt Oil and Gas offers its readers an overview of the Egypt Rig Market Report 2007 that has recently been issued by the company.

  • January 2007 Issue

    Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy

    Saudi Arabia is undoubtedly one of the world's leading oil producers whose proven reserves have serviced the world for the past half a century. But are they truly the powerful world oil supplier that they claim to be? Matthew R. Simmons' book Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy, scrutinizes the Saudi claim to oil fame.

  • December 2006 Issue

    Addicted to Oil: America’s Relentless Drive for Energy Security

    In Addicted to Oil: America's Relentless Drive for Energy Security, Ian Rutledge portrays the motorization of the United States of America. He argues that America's oil dependence determines how it makes foreign policy decisions and offers a convincing historical, sociological, economical, and political assessment of how and why this has come to pass.

  • March 2007 Issue

    To join or not to join: The overlooked question

    Following Angola’s admittance to OPEC in 2007, the lurking question becomes: why is Egypt reluctant to join OPEC as a full-time member?

  • March 2007 Issue

    The CIB report on the

    This month's review features the Commercial International Bank's (CIB) most recent report on the "Natural Gas Sector in Egypt"