Why We Hate the Oil Companies

Why We Hate the Oil Companies

Straight Talk From An Energy Insider

Book - 2010
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As president of Shell Oil, John Hofmeister was known for being a straight shooter, willing to challenge his peers throughout the industry. Now, he's a man on a mission, the founder of Citizens for Affordable Energy, crisscrossing the country in a grassroots campaign to change the way we look at energy in this country. While pundits proffer false new promises of green energy independence, or flatly deny the existence of a problem, Hofmeister offers an insider's view of what's behind the energy companies' posturing, and how politicians use energy misinformation, disinformation, and lack of information to get and stay elected. He tackles the energy controversy head-on, without regard for political correctness. He also provides a new framework for solving difficult problems, identifying solutions that will lead to a future of comfortable lifestyles, affordable and clean energy, environmental protection, and sustained economic competitiveness.

Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
ISBN: 9780230102088
0230102085
Branch Call Number: 338.2 HOFM
Characteristics: 249 p.

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Feb 02, 2011

Good overview of the growing energy crisis in the US, but his recommendation for a new national regulator (the FERB) is a non-starter as he discovered on his trips to Washington

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