Wheel of Fortune: The Battle for Oil and Power in Russia

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Harvard University Press, 6. nov 2012 - 672 pages
The world’s largest exporter of oil is facing mounting problems that could send shock waves through every major economy. Gustafson provides an authoritative account of the Russian oil industry from the last years of communism to its uncertain future. The stakes extend beyond global energy security to include the threat of a destabilized Russia.
 

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WHEEL OF FORTUNE: The Battle for Oil and Power in Russia

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Peak oil's not just a capitalist conspiracy, and Vladimir Putin is vexed and peeved.When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, writes Gustafson (Government/Georgetown Univ.; Capitalism Russian-Style ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
The Soviet Oil Industry Disintegrates
The Battle for Ownership Money and Power
LUKoil Surgutneftegaz and Yukos
19992004 6 The Brothers from Saint Petersburg The Origins of Putins State
The YukosAffair 8 Russias Accidental OilChampion The RiseofRosneft 9 Krizis The Rude Awakening of 20082009 and the Russian OilTax
Howthe StateRegulates the OilIndustry 11 The HalfRaisedCurtain The Foreign Companies as Agents of Change
Oil and the Future of Russia Russia and the Future of
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
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