Oil at 100

Howard, Roger
May 2008
World Today;May2008, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p16
The article focuses on the history of oil in the Middle East. Particular attention is given to George Reynold's oil discovery in 1908, which prompted a new era of international relations. Article topics include whether or not the oil boom will continue in the future, a discussion on the foreign economic relations between Western countries and those in the Middle East, fears of a production plateau in the industry, as well as oil alternatives.


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