The Oil Question: Nature and Prognosis

@article{Rhodes2008TheOQ,
  title={The Oil Question: Nature and Prognosis},
  author={C. Rhodes},
  journal={Science Progress},
  year={2008},
  volume={91},
  pages={317 - 375}
}
  • C. Rhodes
  • Published 2008
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Science Progress
A review is given of the nature and origins of crude oil (petroleum) along with factors relating to its production and demand for it. The modern globalised world economy and its population has grown on the assumption of limitless supplies of cheap crude oil. Almost all agriculture now is completely dependent on available oil and natural gas to run machinery and to make chemical fertilizers. Our complacent regard for oil is however invalid and a gap between the relentlessly rising demand for oil… Expand
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