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Wheel of Fortune

The Battle for Oil and Power in Russia

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$24.00 • £19.95 • €21.50

ISBN 9780674975378

Publication Date: 05/15/2017

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672 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

3 maps, 7 charts, 2 tables

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  • Introduction
  • 1. The Breakup: The Soviet Oil Industry Disintegrates
  • 2. Riding Chaos: The Battle for Ownership, Money, and Power
  • 3. The Birth of the Russian Majors: LUKoil, Surgutneftegaz, and Yukos
  • 4. Worlds in Collision: The Foreigners Arrive in Russia
  • 5. The Russian “Oil Miracle”: 1999–2004
  • 6. The Brothers from Saint Petersburg: The Origins of Putin’s State Capitalism
  • 7. “Chudo” Meets “Russian Bear”: The Yukos Affair
  • 8. Russia’s Accidental Oil Champion: The Rise of Rosneft
  • 9. Krizis: The Rude Awakening of 2008–2009 and the Russian Oil-Tax Dilemma
  • 10. Strong Thumbs, Weak Fingers: How the State Regulates the Oil Industry
  • 11. The Half-Raised Curtain: The Foreign Companies as Agents of Change
  • 12. Three Colors of Oil: The Coming Crisis of Oil Rents
  • 13. Looking Ahead: Oil and the Future of Russia; Russia and the Future of Oil
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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