May 19, 2018

Oil Culture

In the 150 years since the birth of the petroleum industry oil has saturated our culture, fueling our cars and wars, our economy and policies. But just as thoroughly, culture saturates oil. So what exactly is “oil culture”? This book pursues an answer through petrocapitalism’s history in literature, film, fine art, wartime propaganda, and museum displays. Investigating cultural discourses that have taken shape around oil, these essays compose the first

The Value of Outcrop Studies in Reducing Subsurface Uncertainty and Risk in Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other

Orson Welles in Focus : Texts and Contexts

Through his radio and film works, such as The War of the Worlds and Citizen Kane, Orson Welles became a household name in the United States. Yet Welles’s multifaceted career went beyond these classic titles and included lesser-known but nonetheless important contributions to television, theater, newspaper columns, and political activism. Orson Welles in Focus: d104s and Contexts examines neglected areas of Welles’s work, shedding light on aspects of his art

Homemade Hollywood: Fans Behind the Camera

Fan Films: Fun, free and totally illegal Who would swing off a six-story building for a homemadeSpider-Man movie? Why would newlyweds spend $20,000 on a Star Wars film fromwhich they can never profit? How did three nobodies blow Steven Spielberg’smind with an Indiana Jones flick they made as teens in the Eighties? They’re all part of the Fan Film revolution–an undergroundmovement where backyard filmmakers are breaking the law to create

All New Decision in OPEC Needs Unity

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh says Tehran’s oil exports to remain unchanged if the Iran nuclear deal is salvaged by the EU following the US withdrawal from the multinational accord. … Top News