INTERNATIONAL ENERGY SUPPLY. THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF WORLD PETROLEUM

World oil is a mixture of economics and politics. Economic factors indicate competition among producers will again become effective provided the consuming nations do not capitulate in advance. Saudi Arabia is the dominant producer. Efforts on the supply side to develop additional reserves will only shift the exhaustion curve toward the present. Exponential growth in consumption has serious long run implications.

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    • Presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association, New York, N.Y., December 28-30, 1973.
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    American Economic Association

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  • Authors:
    • McKie, J W
  • Publication Date: 1974-5

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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 51-57
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  • Accession Number: 00054732
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 24 1974 12:00AM