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oil and gas industry is one of the worlds largest and most important global industries. In this book, we describe and analyze the global oil and gas industry with a focus on the strategic, financial, and business aspects of the industry. Our goal is to provide a single source for anyone interested in how the worlds largest industry actually works: business executives, students, government officials and regulators, people working in the industry, and the general public.
Among the books that deal with the business side of the industry, many are written by technical experts for nontechnical readers, such as a nontechnical guide to refining or a nontechnical guide to petroleum geology. Our approach in this book is the opposite: we have written a nontechnical business book that should help readers with technical backgrounds better understand the business of oil and gas. Some readers may recall that this was a major premise of the MBA degree many years ago a curriculum focused on understanding business management for corporate employees who had reached management positions following careers in technical fields.
The book is organized around the oil and gas industry value chain. The industry value chain starts with exploration and ends with products sold to consumers, such as gasoline, heating oil, natural gas for heating and power generation, and thousands of petrochemical products. We explain the different business segments