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From Resource Extraction to Knowledge Creation : Oil-Rich States , Oil Companies and the Promotion of Local R &

  title={From Resource Extraction to Knowledge Creation : Oil-Rich States , Oil Companies and the Promotion of Local R \&},
  author={D Renato Lima-de-Oliveira and Timothy J. Sturgeon},
The increasing technological and operational requirements associated with unconventional oil and gas (O&G) reserves have created new challenges for oil companies and brought new opportunities for states to use the O&G industry itself — not just revenues from O&G — to drive industrial upgrading and high skilled employment. This paper identifies the role of firms and governments in the technological development of the oil industry. It provides a typology that connects firm-level business strategy… 

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