Oil: Bolinda Beginner Guides

Oil: Bolinda Beginner Guides front cover

Vaclav Smil (Author), Robert Meldrum (Narrator)

Audible Audio Edition
Listening Length: 6 hours and 56 minutes
Program Type: Audiobook
Version: Unabridged
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Audible.com Release Date: June 26, 2012

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Packed with fascinating facts and insight, this book will fuel dinner party debate and provide listeners with the science and politics behind the world’s most controversial resource. Without oil, there would be no globalisation, no plastic, little transport, and a global political landscape that few would recognise. It is the lifeblood of the modern world,…

Packed with fascinating facts and insight, this book will fuel dinner party debate and provide listeners with the science and politics behind the world’s most controversial resource. Without oil, there would be no globalisation, no plastic, little transport, and a global political landscape that few would recognise. It is the lifeblood of the modern world, and humanity’s dependence upon it looks set to continue for decades to come. In this captivating audiobook, Vaclav Smil explains all matters related to “black gold”, from its discovery in the earth, right through to the political maelstrom that surrounds it today.