"An interesting and impressive book on an important subject."
Director of Journalism Programs at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University
"There has been no hotter market than oil the commodity and the industry and this book provides much useful information on the current and future situation.
A cogent analysis, it sheds much light on some of the major issues facing the industry and investors today.
A good read from a much–practiced journalist."
Michael C. Lynch President, Strategic Energy and Economic Research Inc.
"Black Gold lays out in easy–to–read language the peak oil argument and outlines why the debate over peak oil is becoming so intense. Orwel explains why oil is, indeed, black gold and highlights the investment implications of peak oil."
Bestselling author of Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy
PART I: THE END OF OIL.
Chapter 1. The End of an Era?
Chapter 2. Consequences of Oil Peak.
Chapter 3. Alternative Fuels.
PART II: THE MIDDLE EAST PROBLEM.
Chapter 4. Is the Saudi Oil Supply Adequate?.
Chapter 5. Iraqi Oil Supply and the Battle of Baghdad.
PART III: THE OIL BOOM.
Chapter 6. Why and How Oil Prices Soared.
Chapter 7. Bumper Harvest for Oil Majors.
Chapter 8. The New Frontier in Oil Investments.
Some Questions to Test Your Energy Knowledge.