Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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February 16, 2012

National oil companies can cause pain at pump, research shows

State-owned oil companies dominate the world's oil supplies, and politicians often cannot resist getting involved. When they do, the result is often excessive pollution, poor company performance and volatile oil prices. PESD's Mark Thurber makes the case in a new book.