The Prize by Daniel Yergin
The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power

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Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by Business Week and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money, and power has been extensively updated to address the current energy crisis.

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DANIEL YERGIN is one of the most influential voices on energy in the world and a highly respected authority on international politics and economics. He received the United States Energy Award for “lifelong achievements in energy and the promotion of international understanding.” Dr. Yergin received the Pulitzer Prize for The Prize, which became a number one bestseller and was made into a PBS/BBC series seen by twenty million people in the United States. He is the chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates. He serves as CNBC's global energy expert.
Published January 1, 1991 by Simon & Schuster. 909 pages
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Energy consultant Yergin limns oil's central role in most of the wars and many international crises of the 20th century. ``A timely, information-packed, authoritative history of the petroleum industry

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(See, for instance, his account of Sparmurat Niyazov, the former ruler of Turkmenistan, who not only renamed the months of the year after his mother but also managed to sell the same natural gas to several foreign companies.) Yergin also tells the story of the mergers that produced the super-majo...

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The governments of advanced industrial democracies have relinquished the use of oil as an instrument of foreign and industrial policy, dismantling their state-owned oil companies and allowing oil and oil products to be priced freely in open markets.

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Scientific American

Consultant Daniel Yergin of Cambridge Energy Research Associates wrote the definitive history of this Age of Oil, a book called "The Prize."

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