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Empires of Oil: Corporate Oil in Barbarian Worlds by Duncan Clarke

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Part  2EMPIRES OF OIL

The fate of corporate oil is intimately bound up with the nature, strategy and international role of America as the leading empire of the Western world. At issue are questions of how the US articulates its growing oil and gas/LNG interests drawn from home zones and the wider world, the political and energy leadership it provides, and the reactions it produces among related powers. Within America there has been much debate over the extent to which it is, or should be, an imperial power. Here we examine the geopolitical landscape of the world in general and, centrally, the role of the American empire. We consider the current reality and potential future of this Colossus and the im plications for global oil and energy strategy. ...

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