Theoretical Elements for an Introduction to Petroleum Economics

  • Jean Marie Chevalier
Part of the Nijenrode Studies in Economics book series (NIEC, volume 1)

Abstract

Within the last few years, far-reaching changes have occurred in the international oil industry. Many explanations of those changes were given in newspapers and oil magazines but most of them were either wrong or partial. The weakness of many analyses can be partly explained by the lack of a conceptual framework which enables us to study accurately the oil industry. Indeed, we must confess that the greatest part of the literature dealing with this subject is purely descriptive and rarely theoretical.1 In this article we would like to propose some theoretical concepts and a new methodological approach. This could aid a more precise study of the oil business2 and, perhaps other industries later on.

Keywords

Europe Transportation Income Marketing Shale 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© H. E. Stenfert Kroese B.V. 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Marie Chevalier

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations