Originally published in 1964 and revised in 1971. This is an examination of the three principal factors which influence energy production and consumption, and the associated trade in fuel and power: market, transport and politics. Topics discussed include the economics of oil pipelines and tankers; the location of electricity generation and of gas manufacture, inter-fuel competition, and national and international energy policies.

chapter I|9 pages


chapter 2|19 pages

The Basic Complexity

chapter 3|22 pages

The Market (I)

chapter 4|19 pages

The Market (Π)

chapter 5|30 pages

Transport (I)

chapter 6|22 pages

Transport (II)

chapter 7|33 pages

Transport (III)

chapter 8|17 pages

Political Factors (I)

chapter 9|22 pages

Political Factors (II)