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DANIEL B. YERGIN is one of the most influential voices on energy in the world and a highly respected authority on international politics and economics. Dr. Yergin received the Pulitzer Prize for The Prize, which became a number one bestseller. He received the United States Energy Award for “lifelong achievements in energy and the promotion of international understanding.” He is the chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates. His other books include Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy; Russia 2010; and Shattered Peace.
Yergin work puts the information in a concise form for any person to understand this very complex issue.
If you are at all interested in oil/energy and how it shapes our world, both present and past, then you need to read this book.
Even with these great qualities, I have to give four stars for this book, because: 1- This book has some small mistakes.
Great, vastly investigated history of energy. I'm not finished yet with it but has a lot of stories on oil and gas, with first hand information that makes it easy to read and... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Andres Estrada Wiechers
I enjoyed this very much and look forward to updates and other future work from Mr. Yergin.Published 11 days ago by dpmkelley
If you think you know about the worldwide impact of petroleum on civilization and the world, you don't - until you read all of Daniel Yergin's booksPublished 25 days ago by Robert G. Heinritz, Jr.
Its not just oil and gas, its all energy. It is one of those books that really does help you understand the future by seeing where we were in the past. Hes quite the visionary. Read morePublished 1 month ago by andrew dossman
It's not comparable to The Prize but it provides an interesting update.Published 1 month ago by Daniel Yanez
Faster read than the previous book (the Prize). Love it.Published 2 months ago by Brandon A. Roitsch