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OPEC: Its Role and Influence since 1960

OPEC: Its Role and Influence since 1960

This is a free textbook offered by BookBoon. My position in writing this book is that of an expert in matters relating to oil who is attempting to evaluate the role of OPEC over the 54 years of since it was set up at the first OPEC conference in Baghdad. There is a great deal of literature on OPEC, so an endeavour to describe its ‘role and influence’ in a book on the scale of this one might appear difficult to justify. This book is a synthesis of carefully selected information on OPEC, a major essay in which the activity of OPEC since its beginning in 1960 is reviewed. Such matters as production quotas and the OPEC basket price loom large and I have tried to put the material together in a way which makes for continuity of theme. This, as already stated, has involved careful selection of... Show More


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