– Market context/musings
– Price of first barrel of crude pulled at Titusville in context. Or “Whale oil was the butterfly that unleashed the Tsunami.”
– The seven sisters.
– Rockefeller and Standard Oil, Louis Brandeis & Teddy Roosevelt – “Standard Oil of NJ and Standard Oil of California”
– War machines. First Lord of the Admiralty – Winston Churchill. “Why did Hitler invade the Balkans? Why did the Japanese Invade Burma? Why were we in Iraq? Why are the Turks fucking around in the Agean?”
– The Anglo Persian Oil Company – “Or why the Iranians hate our guts”
– Aramco = Arab American Oil Company