Dependence on the Persian Gulf

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Energy Information Administration , Washington, DC
Petroleum reserves -- United States., Petroleum industry and trade -- Persian Gulf Re
StatementOffice of Energy Markets and End Use, Energy Information Administration.
SeriesService report -- SR/ICID/88-01., EIA service report -- SR/ICID/88-01.
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Energy Markets and End Use.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 43 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14687863M

According to the Energy Information Administration, the high point for U.S. oil imports from Persian Gulf countries was million BPD in At the time, that accounted for 23% of all U.S.

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Here Gawdat Bahgat examines the nation's growing dependence on fossil fuels--particularly oil--and the main challenges it faces in securing supplies from two energy-rich regions, the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea.

He argues that long-term U.S. energy strategy must be built on diversity of both the fuel mix and the geographic origin of that by:   This essay examines oil and gas sectors in Iran, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia.

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The analysis underscores the world's growing dependence on the Persian Gulf and the necessity to promote political stability and economic development in the region.

The Persian Gulf (Persian: خلیج فارس ‎, romanized: Xalij-e Fârs, lit. 'Gulf of Fars') is a mediterranean sea in Western body of water is an extension of the Indian Ocean (Gulf of Oman) through the Strait of Hormuz and lies between Iran to the northeast and the Arabian Peninsula to the southwest.

The Shatt al-Arab river delta forms the northwest on: Western Asia. (shelved 2 times as persian-gulf-war) avg rating — 5, ratings — published Table Place of Persian Gulf Countries among the top 25 T rading Partners of India during –16 12 Table Persian Gulf Share in India’s Total Imports 13 Table Persian Gulf Share in India’s Total Exports 14 Table Trade Deficit-oil Import Linkages 15 Table India’s Energy Imports from the Dependence on the Persian Gulf book Gulf Region "In this year the vessels of the Franks [Portuguese] appeared off our shores en route for India, Hormuz [at the opening of the Persian Gulf], and other places.

They captured about seven vessels, killing many of those on board and taking others as prisoners. This was their first action, and may God curse them.". The Persian Gulf: The Economic and Political History of Five Port Cities, provides the most comprehensive overview to date of the Persian Gulf at a time of major political change, including the successive arrival of the European `trading empires'.

The study emphasizes the role of the local elites and how its members manipulated and used the administrative structures for their own gain/5(5). Consumer advocate Ralph Nader discussed U.S. dependence on foreign oil. He suggested new auto fuel efficiency standards and boosting of energy supplies from renewable resources.

Nader criticized. War in the persian Gulf Operations Desert shielD and Desert storm august –March In the early morning hours of 2 AugustIraqi dictator Saddam Hussein launched an overwhelming invasion of tiny, oil-rich Kuwait.

(Map 1) The United States Army, reveling in the end of the Cold War. The Persian Gulf naming dispute is concerned with the name of the body of water known historically and internationally as the Persian Gulf (Persian: خلیج فارس ‎), after the land of Persia (the Western exonym for Iran).This name has become contested by some Arab countries since the s in connection with the emergence of pan-Arabism and Arab nationalism, resulting in the invention.

Selected Bibliography: Persian Gulf War - Project Kit - Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Everybody wants energy independence, especially if they are importing from unstable regions like the Persian Gulf.

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It turns out that this is true even for countries in the Persian Gulf. The United Arab Emirates sits on nearly years’ worth of oil, at current rates of production. U.S. military protection of the Persian Gulf is unnecessary to ensure access to oil from that region.

Without Uncle Sam’s generous help, Persian Gulf oil producers, shippers, and consumers (that latter residing mostly in Europe and East Asia) would have strong incentives to.

Related Topics: Oil & Gas, Persian Gulf & Yemen, US policy | Winter MEQ receive the latest by email: subscribe to the free mef mailing list This text may be reposted or forwarded so long as it is presented as an integral whole with complete and accurate information provided about its author, date, place of publication, and original : Brenda Shaffer.

It has also endeavored to become a leading regional banking center, especially with respect to Islamic finance. Bahrain's small size, central location among Gulf countries, economic dependence on Saudi Arabia, and proximity to Iran require it to play a delicate balancing act in.

Recommended for gr. A brief look at the events leading up to the Persian Gulf War (Operation Desert Storm) in Very understandable, the book includes a glossary of highlighted words in the text, an index, a timeline, further reading suggestions, and a table of contents/5.

Persian Gulf Wars, two conflicts involving Iraq and U.S.-led coalitions in the late 20th and early 21st cent. The First Persian Gulf War, also known as the Gulf War, Jan.–Feb.,was an armed conflict between Iraq and a coalition of 39 nations including the United States, Britain, Egypt, France, and Saudi Arabia; 28 nations contributed troops.

The Persian Gulf is a leading oil-producing region, accounting for 30% of global supply.

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Meanwhile, East Asia is a major oil-consuming region and accounts for 85% of the Persian Gulf’s exports, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF.

Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Below is the uncorrected machine-read text. Senator Bumpers disccussed the events in the Persian Gulf, United States energy policy and United States dependence on foreign oil. Senator Bumpers is a member of the Senate Energy and Natural.

"Water Desalination in the Arabian Gulf Region" in the book "Water Management, Purification and Conservation in Arid Climates", edited by M. F.A Goosen and W.

Shayya Technomic Publisher Co. The Burke Chair at CSIS is issuing a working draft of a new net assessment of the security situation in the Persian/Arab Gulf. This net assessment is a book length analysis entitled Iran and the Changing Military Balance in the Gulf - Net Assessment Indicators.

It is available on the CSIS website here. The assessment covers the policies and security forces of Iran, the Arab Gulf states, and. Get this from a library. Industrialization in the Gulf: a socioeconomic revolution. [Jean-François Seznec; Mimi Kirk;] -- Over the years, we have witnessed huge economic and socio-political change in the Gulf.

This book examines the rapid industrialization of the region and how local economies are starting to. Major Choke Points in the Persian Gulf and East Asia. By George Friedman and Cheyenne Ligon. Ap The flow of international trade has always been subject to geopolitical risk and conflicts.

At all stages of the supply chain, trade inherently faces challenges posed by the geopolitical realities along a given route. Discover the best Persian Gulf books and audiobooks. Learn from Persian Gulf experts like Geoffrey F. Gresh and John Hogue. Read Persian Gulf books like Gulf Security and the U.S.

Military and Nostradamus for free with a free day trial. During the gulf war, America put together and led the anti-Iraq coalition as though the Persian Gulf were an American lake.

The Chinese fell into line rather easily. Those days are over. America's interest in the Persian Gulf will remain considerable, but its ability to freely maneuver in this region will become considerably less. Since China announced the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) inthe Gulf States have regarded it as a means for diversifying their national economies in order to reduce dependence on oil revenues and to achieve their national development strategy.

The Persian Gulf region has a significant role in. The numerous editorials that compared America's five percent dependence on Gulf oil with Japan's 37 percent dependence were misleading, for they ignored the effects of global economic interdependence.

The Persian Gulf is a different matter entirely. Iran cannot be allowed to dominate the region, and the continued safety of energy exports from the Gulf is a core US National Security priority.

Afghanistan is a war of choice – defending the Persian Gulf is a necessity.The fifth USS Independence (CV/CVA) was an aircraft carrier of the United States was the fourth and final member of the Forrestal class of conventionally powered entered service inwith much of her early years spent in the Mediterranean : 34 knots (63 km/h; 39 mph).The reason why Persian Gulf countries' share of the world's energy pie is likely to increase has to do not only with geology but also with resource management.

While non-Middle East countries pump at full speed, Middle East producers, many of them members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), stick to a quota and produce Cited by: 5.