|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Jerome Davis is Canadian Research Chair in Oil and Gas Policy at the Department of Political Science, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Table of Contents
Contents: 'And then there were four ...' a thumbnail history of oil industry restructuring, 1971-2005, Jerome Davis. The Boundaries of the Firm: Mega-Mergers, Transaction Costs, and Value Chains: Size and profitability in the international oil and gas industry, Petter Osmundsen, Klaus Mohn, Magne Emhjellen and Flemming Helgeland; Vertical integration and industrial restructuring: the economic organization of specific assets in the oil refining industry, Jerome Davis; Economic organization of specific assets in the offshore industry, Ola Kvaläy; Supply chain management in the oil industry: the Angolan and Norwegian cases compared, Arne Wiig; Competitive strategy and industry structure: a value configuration interpretation, Charles Stabell. Present and Future Challenges: Transnational energy companies' investment allocation decisions, Petter Osmundsen, Magne Emhjellen and Morten Halleraker; Liberalization, integration and specialization: the restructuring of the European oil industry, Øystein Noreng; Future oil resources and oil company strategies: the clash between geologists and economists and what it means for the industry, Jerome Davis; 'Why don't oil companies commit more to "renewables"?'- a corporate constraints perspective, Jerome Davis. Conclusion: Conclusion - the limits of the firm: configuration and change, Jerome Davis; Index.