Sinopsis

New Episodes! A regular podcast on the History of Oil by Peter B. Doran: the need – and the greed – that have defined the modern age. https://twitter.com/PeterBDoran

Episodios

  • A History of Oil, Episode 14 - A Sea of Troubles

    A History of Oil, Episode 14 - A Sea of Troubles

    22/04/2011 Duración: 13min

    Winston Churchill’s famous leap into the "sea of troubles” of Persian Oil.

  • A History of Oil, Episode 13 - Tale of Two Revolutions: Part II

    A History of Oil, Episode 13 - Tale of Two Revolutions: Part II

    28/03/2011 Duración: 18min

    Turmoil in Persia and the start of British petroleum interests in the Gulf.    

  • A History of Oil, Episode 12 - Tale of Two Revolutions: Part I

    A History of Oil, Episode 12 - Tale of Two Revolutions: Part I

    03/03/2011 Duración: 21min

    Russia's Twilight Empire and the first of two revolutions that would reshape the geopolitical map.

  • A History of Oil, Episode 11 - This is Spindletop

    A History of Oil, Episode 11 - This is Spindletop

    17/02/2011 Duración: 18min

    The Texas oil boom opens with a six ton bang at a place called Spindletop.  

  • A History of Oil, Episode 10 - Long Live the Standard

    A History of Oil, Episode 10 - Long Live the Standard

    06/02/2011 Duración: 20min

    Like any good thriller, the villain never dies on the first try, allowing Ida Tarbell to pen her revenge.

  • A History of Oil, Episode 9 - Antitrust

    A History of Oil, Episode 9 - Antitrust

    27/01/2011 Duración: 19min

    Ohio strikes a blow against Standard, but some anacondas are hard to kill. 

  • A History of Oil, Episode 8 - The Mighty Clam

    A History of Oil, Episode 8 - The Mighty Clam

    15/01/2011 Duración: 16min

    Shell Oil’s epic blitz of the Far East.  

  • A History of Oil, Episode 7 - The Black City

    A History of Oil, Episode 7 - The Black City

    05/01/2011 Duración: 18min

    The rise of Russian competition.   

  • A History of Oil, Episode 6 - Lima Skunk

    A History of Oil, Episode 6 - Lima Skunk

    21/12/2010 Duración: 15min

    Standard Oil bites off more than it can chew as a new frontier opens in Northwestern Ohio. historyofoil.typepad.com

  • A History of Oil, Episode 5 - Pleasant Harmony

    A History of Oil, Episode 5 - Pleasant Harmony

    13/12/2010 Duración: 12min

    The first long distance pipeline tries to break Rockefeller's grip; but is Pennsylvania’s oil running out? historyofoil.typepad.com  

  • A History of Oil, Episode 4 - The Anaconda

    A History of Oil, Episode 4 - The Anaconda

    28/11/2010 Duración: 17min

    The rise of Rockefeller and Standard Oil - both will inspire fear, disgust and admiration. historyofoil.typepad.com

  • A History of Oil, Episode 3 - The Finger Snappers

    A History of Oil, Episode 3 - The Finger Snappers

    05/07/2010 Duración: 10min

    The race for oil is underway in Pennsylvania’s great “Oildorado.” historyofoil.typepad.com

  • A History of Oil, Episode 2 - Oil Creek

    A History of Oil, Episode 2 - Oil Creek

    27/06/2010 Duración: 13min

    The age of oil blows wide open, as “Colonel” E.L. Drake drills the first well and the first oil glut. historyofoil.typepad.com

  • A History of Oil, Episode 1 - The Beginning of the Beginning

    A History of Oil, Episode 1 - The Beginning of the Beginning

    23/06/2010 Duración: 12min

    From New Orleans to the Pennsylvania Rock Oil Company, the age of oil is about to blow wide open. historyofoil.typepad.com

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