Oil & Energy Industry Books

Last updated: January 3, 2012
  1. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America
    1. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman Published: September 8, 2008 Score: 10.24
  2. Taliban
    2. Taliban by Ahmed Rashid Published: April 15, 2010 Score: 6.7
  3. The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century
    3. The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century by James Howard Kunstler Published: March 2, 2006 Score: 4.52
  4. Smartest Guys in the Room
    4. Smartest Guys in the Room by Peter Elkind Published: September 30, 2004 Score: 3.43
  5. The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power
    5. The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power by Daniel Yergin Published: January 15, 1991 Score: 2.96
  6. Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story
    6. Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story by Kurt Eichenwald Published: December 27, 2005 Score: 2.75
  7. The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World
    7. The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World by Daniel Yergin Published: September 20, 2011 Score: 2.62
  8. The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes
    8. The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes by Bryan Burrough Published: March 30, 2010 Score: 2.39
  9. Power Hungry: The Myths of
    9. Power Hungry: The Myths of "Green" Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future by Robert Bryce Published: April 27, 2010 Score: 1.72
  10. Vultures' Picnic: In Pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates, and High-Finance Carnivores
    10. Vultures' Picnic: In Pursuit of Petroleum Pigs, Power Pirates, and High-Finance Carnivores by Greg Palast Published: November 14, 2011 Score: 1.7
  11. Oil 101
    11. Oil 101 by Morgan Downey Published: January 1, 2009 Score: 1.62
  12. The End of Country
    12. The End of Country by Seamus McGraw Published: June 28, 2011 Score: 1.48
  13. The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power Is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World
    13. The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power Is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World by Jeremy Rifkin Published: September 27, 2011 Score: 1.11
  14. Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy
    14. Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy by Matthew R. Simmons Published: June 5, 2006 Score: 1.1
  15. Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air
    15. Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air by David J. C. MacKay Published: February 20, 2009 Score: 1.07
  16. Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil, from Wall Street to Dubai (P.S.)
    16. Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil, from Wall Street to Dubai (P.S.) by Ben Mezrich Published: August 12, 2008 Score: 1.04
  17. $20 Per Gallon: How the Inevitable Rise in the Price of Gasoline Will Change Our Lives for the Better
    17. $20 Per Gallon: How the Inevitable Rise in the Price of Gasoline Will Change Our Lives for the Better by Christopher Steiner Published: July 16, 2010 Score: 0.79
  18. Hubbert's Peak: The Impending World Oil Shortage (New Edition)
    18. Hubbert's Peak: The Impending World Oil Shortage (New Edition) by Kenneth S. Deffeyes Published: September 29, 2008 Score: 0.66
  19. The First Billion Is the Hardest: Reflections on a Life of Comebacks and America's Energy Future
    19. The First Billion Is the Hardest: Reflections on a Life of Comebacks and America's Energy Future by T. Boone Pickens Published: September 2, 2008 Score: 0.65
  20. Party's Over
    20. Party's Over by Richard Heinberg Published: June 16, 2003 Score: 0.62
  21. The Asylum: The Renegades Who Hijacked the World's Oil Market
    21. The Asylum: The Renegades Who Hijacked the World's Oil Market by Leah McGrath Goodman Published: February 15, 2011 Score: 0.6
  22. Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future
    22. Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future by Jeff Goodell Published: April 3, 2007 Score: 0.58
  23. Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller
    23. Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller by Jeff Rubin Published: May 19, 2009 Score: 0.53
  24. The Coming Economic Collapse: How You Can Thrive When Oil Costs $200 a Barrel
    24. The Coming Economic Collapse: How You Can Thrive When Oil Costs $200 a Barrel by Stephen Leeb and Glen Strathy Published: February 21, 2007 Score: 0.48
  25. The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World
    25. The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World by Paul Roberts Published: April 5, 2005 Score: 0.46

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