The Political Economy of World Energy: A Twentieth-Century Perspective

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Abadan refinery, 127, 152 of APOC, 75, 77 and Iranian Revolution (1979), 135
Abu Dhabi, and IPC, 148 and Japanese interests, 206
Acid rain, and European forests, 333, 340 sources and causes of, 251, 320, 332-3
Adelman, M., and competition in oil industry, 370
Africa, firewood in, 1, 282
Agriculture see Rural underdevelopment
Air quality standards, and US coal use, 217
Alaska, oil production and reserves in, 148-9, 245, 324-5, 374-5
Algeria and import substitution, 164 independence of, 130 oil nationalization by, 171, 202 oil production in, 147-8 source of oil and gas for western Europe, 201-2, 254 and special oil relationship with France, 124, 152, 176, 202 US natural gas deal with, 254
Allgemeine Elektrizitäts Gesellschaft (AEG), 39, 58-9
Alnasrawi, A., on OPEC, 161, 178, 239, 287
Al-Sowayegh, A., on Arab global role, 233, 287
Aluminum industry, energy savings of US, 1975-85, 336-7
Amazon River basin, environmental threats to, 347
Amerada Petroleum Company, 136
American and Foreign Power Company, nationalization of, 116, 220
American industries, energy use in, 254, 336-7
Amoco and Libya, 148 and North Sea, 149
Amuzegar, J., on 'Petromania', 295
Anglo-American oil treaty, 97-9, 146
Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (AIOC), 80, 99 concessions of, 84-5, 121 crude sales to SONJ, 123 and Iranian Revolution, 134-5 royalty payments of, 85 see also Anglo-Persian Oil Company
Anglo-Persian Oil Company, 74, 80 British interest in, 33-4 founding of, 33-4 operations of, 75, 77 TPC merger with, 35
Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company, an RDS subsidiary, 36
Antarctica, developing mineral resources of, 374-6
Anti-trust, and US MNOCs, 32, 35, 325, 327
Anti-Zionism, and Arab nationalism, 99, 130, 137-8, 175, 233, 235
Arab countries, OPEC aid to, 288
Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, and LDCs, 286-7
Arabian Oil Company concessions to Japan, 206 management of, 167 and OAPEC embargo, 233


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