The Resource Private empire : ExxonMobil and American power, Steve Coll

Private empire : ExxonMobil and American power, Steve Coll

Label
Private empire : ExxonMobil and American power
Title
Private empire
Title remainder
ExxonMobil and American power
Statement of responsibility
Steve Coll
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this book the author goes deep inside ExxonMobil Corp, the largest and most powerful private corporation in the United States. He investigates the notoriously secretive ExxonMobil Corporation, revealing the true extent of its power. ExxonMobil's annual revenues are larger than the economic activity in the great majority of countries, equivalent to the GDP of Norway. In many of the countries where it conducts business, ExxonMobil's sway over politics and security is greater than that of the United States embassy. In Washington, ExxonMobil spends more money lobbying Congress and the White House than any other corporation. Yet despite its outsized influence, it is a black box
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9569.E95
LC item number
C65 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Private empire : ExxonMobil and American power, Steve Coll
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"I'm going to the White House on this" -- The end of easy oil. "One right answer" ; "Iron ass" ; "Is the Earth really warming? " ; "Do you really want us as an enemy? " ; "Unknown injury" ; "E.G. month!" ; "The camel and the jackal" ; "We target oil companies" ; "Real men-- they discover oil" ; "It's not quite as bad as it sounds" ; "The Haifa pipeline" ; "How high can we fly? " ; "Assisted regime change" ; "Informed influentials" -- The risk cycle. "On my honor" ; "Chad can live without oil" ; "I pray for Exxon" ; "We will need witnesses" ; "The cash waterfall" ; "Moonshine" ; "Can't the C.I.A. and the Navy solve this problem? " ; "A person would have to eat more than 3,400 rubber ducks" ; "We must end the Age of Oil" ; "Are we out? Or in? " ; "It's not my money to tithe" ; "We're confident you can book the reserves" ; "One plus one has got to equal three" ; "It just happened."
Control code
757470242
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
685 p.
Isbn
9781594203350
Lccn
2011044722
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)757470242

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