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|Description:||685 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||"I'm going to the White House on this" --
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" --
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."
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. -- From Book Jacket.
- Exxon Corporation.
- Exxon Mobil Corporation.
- Petroleum industry and trade -- Political aspects -- United States.
- Corporate power -- United States.
- Big business -- United States.
- Big business.
- Corporate power.
- Petroleum industry and trade -- Political aspects.
- United States.
- Exxon Corporation
- Petroleum industry -- Political aspects.
- Power (Social sciences) -- United States.
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