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Private Empire ExxonMobil and American Power

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ISBN-10: 1594203350

ISBN-13: 9781594203350

Edition: 2012

Authors: Steve Coll

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Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Steve Coll goes deep inside ExxonMobil Corp, the largest and most powerful private corporation in the United StatesIn Private Empire, Steve Coll investigates the notoriously secretive ExxonMobil Corporation, revealing the true extent of its power. ExxonMobil's annual revenues are larger than the economic activity in the great majority of countries, equivalent to the GDP of Norway. In many of the countries where it conducts business, ExxonMobil's sway over politics and security is greater than that of the United States embassy. In Washington, ExxonMobil spends more money lobbying Congress and the White House than any other corporation. Yet despite its outsized…    
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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/1/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 704
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English

List of Maps
Author's Note
Selected Cast Of Characters
Prologue. "I'm Going to the White House on This"
The End of Easy Oil
"One Right Answer"
"Iron Ass"
"Is the Earth Really Warming?"
"Do You Really Want Us as an Enemy?"
"Unknown Injury"
"E.G. Month!"
"The Camel and the Jackal"
"We Target Oil Companies"
"Real Men-They Discover Oil"
"It's Not Quite as Bad as It Sounds"
"The Haifa Pipeline"
"How High Can We Fly?"
"Assisted Regime Change"
"Informed Influentials"
The Risk Cycle
"On My Honor"
"Chad Can Live Without Oil"
"I Pray for Exxon"
"We Will Need Witnesses"
"The Cash Waterfall"
"Can't the C.I.A. and the Navy Solve This Problem?"
"A Person Would Have to Eat More Than 3,400 Rubber Ducks"
"We Must End the Age Of Oil"
"Are We Out? Or In?"
"It's Not My Money to Tithe"
"We're Confident You Can Book the Reserves"
"One Plus One Has Got to Equal Three"
"It Just Happened"