Table of contents for Twilight in the desert : the coming Saudi oil shock and the world economy / Matthew R. Simmons.

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Table of Contents
Dedication
Acknowledgements
Preface
PART I: 	FROM BEDOUIN TO BOURGEOISIE
Chapter 1: 	The Birth of a Nation: A Century of Extraordinary Change and Economic 
Challenges
Chapter 2: 	The History of Major Saudi Arabian Oil Discoveries
Chapter 3: 	Saudi Arabia's Road To Oil Market Dominance 
Chapter 4: 	The Veil of Secrecy Over Saudi Oil Reserves & Production
PART II: 	THE END OF THE SAUDI OIL BOUNTY
Chapter 5: 	Saudi Aramco: A Company that Produces More Oil than Any Country
Chapter 6:	Oil Is Not Just Another Commodity: A Primer on the Science of 
Producing Oil and Gas
PART III:	A FIELD-BY-FIELD ASSESSMENT OF 12 SAUDI OILFIELDS
Chapter 7:	Giants At The Tipping Point - An Assessment of 12 Saudi Oilfields
Chapter 8:	The Second-Tier Oilfields: Abqaiq, Safaniya, and Berri
Chapter 9:	The Best of the Rest: The Lower-Production Oilfields
Chapter 10:	Coming Up Empty in New Exploration
Chapter 11:	Turning to Natural Gas
PART IV: 	TWILIGHT IN THE DESERT
Chapter 12:	Saudi Oil Reserves Claims in Doubt
Chapter 13:	Facing the Inevitable: The Dimming Future of Saudi Arabia's Oil Industry
Chapter 14:	Reading Between the Lines of the Latest News from Saudi Aramco: All Is Not Well in the Oilfields of Saudi Arabia
Chapter 15:	Entering the Realm of "Fuzzy Logic" to Manage the Future of Saudi Oil
Chapter 16:	Conclusion: In Search of Crisper Answers to Saudi Arabia's Confident Claims
Aftermath[jfg1]
Appendix A: 	 Methodology: Obtaining Accurate and Reliable Information on Saudi Oil Fields from the Society of Petroleum Engineers
Appendix B: 	Technical Graphs and Tables
Appendix C: 	Recently released 1974 U.S. Senate hearings
Endnotes: 	Sources 
Bibliographical References[jfg2]
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Petroleum industry and trade -- Saudi Arabia.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Saudi Arabia -- Forecasting.
Petroleum reserves -- Saudi Arabia.