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Oil and Politics in Latin America : Nationalist Movements and State Companies - George Philip

Oil and Politics in Latin America

Nationalist Movements and State Companies

Hardcover Published: 31st May 1982
ISBN: 9780521238656
Number Of Pages: 604

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This book provides a study of the transformation of the Latin American oil system from one in which the international oil companies dominated to one which is dominated by the main state oil companies, and an account of how some of the more important of the state companies have operated. This comprehensive guide to the evolution of the Latin American oil system combines in one volume a synthesis of material from secondary sources and original research and thus provides an invaluable reference for all concerned with the history and economy of Latin America and with the development and functioning of the international oil industry.

List of tables
Preface
Glossary
Abbreviations
Note on currencies and other units of measurement
Maps
Introduction
The World Oil Environment
The corporate ascendancy 1890-1927
Retrenchment and concentration 1928-41
The making of the post-war oil world 1942-55
The major companies in retreat 1955-70
The oil market revolution and its consequences for Latin America 1971-9
Latin America in the twentieth-century oil system
The Major Expropriations
Politics and the concession contract
Argentina: YPF, Yrigoyen and the 1935 oil law
Some nationalisations of the 1930s: Chile, Uruguay, Bolivia
Cßrdenas and the Mexican oil nationalisation
The formation of Petrobrßs
The nationalisation of the IPC in Peru
The nationalisation of Gulf Oil in Bolivia 1969
Oil politics in Ecuador 1972-6
The nationalisation of oil in Venezuela
Oil companies and governments in twentieth-century Latin America
The State Oil Companies
Pemex in Mexican politics 1938-79
The development of Petrobrßs: oil company to conglomerate?
YPF 1932-79: public enterprise or bureaucracy?
Petroper· 1968-80: achievements and hard lessons
YPFB and the development of oil in Bolivia
PetrovTn: the birth of a giant
State oil companies in Latin America
Concluding reflections
Notes
Bibilography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521238656
ISBN-10: 052123865X
Series: Cambridge Latin American Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 604
Published: 31st May 1982
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.61  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.82

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