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The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

Author: Heather Lehr Wagner
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2009.
Series: Global organizations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Formed in 1960, OPEC's goal was to defend the price of oil and eliminate price fluctuations, with "due regard being given at all times to the interests of oil-producing nations and to the necessity of securing a steady income for them." The history of OPEC reflects the growing importance of oil in the global economy. This book explores how oil moves from the ground to the gas pump, how the price of that oil is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wagner, Heather Lehr.
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
New York : Chelsea House, ©2009
(DLC) 2008020546
(OCoLC)183261345
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Lehr Wagner
ISBN: 9781438116631 1438116632
OCLC Number: 547517348
Description: 1 online resource (108 pages) : illustrations (some color), color map.
Contents: The oil market --
OPEC's early years --
From abundance to crisis --
OPEC's golden age --
War and oil --
OPEC today --
The high price of oil --
OPEC on the world stage.
Series Title: Global organizations.
Responsibility: Heather Lehr Wagner.

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Explores how oil moves from the ground to the gas pump, how the price of that oil is determined, and oil's role in international politics and in the countries where it is discovered. This title  Read more...

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