This book reviews some of those changes that have occurred since the early 1970s. It examines how the efficient use of energy, particularly of oil, can help to create and smooth a transition beyond oil. The book sketches basic elements of the "supply curve" of available oil savings.

chapter 2|9 pages

Long-Range U.S. Oil Security

ByMelvin A. Conant

chapter 3|15 pages

Oil Refining: Planning Long-Term Strategies in a Short-Term Market

ByFereidun Fesharaki, David T. Isaak

chapter 4|11 pages

The Changing Structure of the Oil Industry

ByPaul H. Frankel

chapter 5|28 pages

Medium- and Long-Term Energy Outlook

ByHerman T. Franssen

chapter 6|9 pages

World Oil and U.S. Imports: Is the Past Prologue?

ByJohn H. Lichtblau

chapter 7|56 pages

Drill Rigs and Battleships Are the Answer! (But What Was the Question?)

Oil Efficiency, Economic Rationality, and Security
ByAmory B. Lovins, L. Hunter Lovins

chapter 8|8 pages

The Oil Market and Production Control

ByAlirio A. Parra

chapter 9|15 pages

The Future of Independent Oil Refiners in the United States

ByRobert G. Reed

chapter 10|10 pages

Oil Trading: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

ByM. Silvan Robinson

chapter 11|10 pages

Stabilizing World Oil Prices (SWOP): A Security Strategy

ByRalph W. Snyder

chapter 12|14 pages

The Future of “Futures”

ByJohn Elting Treat, Barbara Laflin Treat

chapter 13|9 pages

Oil Companies as Multinationals: The New Environment

ByLouis Turner