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The Geopolitical impact of Changes in patterns and trends in Oil:

The Geopolitical impact of Changes in patterns and trends in Oil Geopolitics – political relations among nations, particularly relating to claims and disputes pertaining to borders, territories and resources

Early Warnings – 1973 Oil Crisis:

Early Warnings – 1973 Oil Crisis

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They did – The Strategic Petroleum Reserve started. Other countries aimed to reduce dependence – France bought into Nuclear energy in a big way.

Geopolitical concerns in areas of production and energy pathways:

Geopolitical concerns in areas of production and energy pathways

Concerns for Some Key Energy Pathways:

Concerns for Some Key Energy Pathways

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http://www.oilempire.us/africa.html

Resource Nationalisation:

Resource Nationalisation This is where State companies control large energy resources This excludes major TNC’s such as Shell Sometimes countries will even nationalise companies (make private companies owned by the state)

Case Studies from IB book – Create simplified notes on all these that could be used in an essay.:

Case Studies from IB book – Create simplified notes on all these that could be used in an essay. Nigeria Venezuela – for this you need to add further details. Title : Resource Nationalism in Venezuela - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/4873202.stm China Russia Nigeria Arctic Falklands Oil Sands Read pages and complete tasks on page 255

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