The Future of Oil as a Source of Energy

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What is the future of oil as a primary source of energy? Is the world moving inexorably towards the end of the oil era? This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the future of oil by assessing the present realities and prospects of the oil sector, tracing the growth of alternative and renewable energy sources and examining the impact of environmental concerns. The volume also focuses on aspects of energy quality in the ongoing energy transition, highlights new technological developments in the oil industry and suggests ways to ensure price stability in the oil market.
 

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Contents

AN OVERVIEW
13
Section 3 ALTERNATIVES TO OIL
53
ISSUES OF CONCERN
145
Concluding Observations
227
CONTRIBUTORS
231
NOTES
237
BIBLIOGRAPHY
253
INDEX
265
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The Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) is an independent research institution dedicated to the promotion of professional studies and educational excellence in the UAE, the Gulf, and the Arab world. Since its establishment in Abu Dhabi in 1994, ECCSR has served as a focal point for scholarship on political, economic and social matters. ECSSR is at the forefront of analysis and commentary on Arab affairs.

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