This paper analyses employee needs in the Romanian oil industry during the interwar period. Three distinct periods will be explored: the aftermath of the First World War, the economic crisis of 1929-1933, and the outbreak of the Second World War.
Developed in West Germany in the 1960s, the SIEMENS type SUR-100 zero-power reactor was designed both for educational purposes and as a demonstration object for an engineering discipline still in emergence.
The history of heat-as-a-service for promoting domestic demand-side flexibility: Lessons from the case of Budget Warmth
Heat-as-a-service (HaaS) involves the provision of agreed room temperatures at certain times for a fixed fee, instead of charging for energy use on a per-unit basis.
Creating supply, creating demand: Gas and electricity in Montréal from the First World War to the Great Depression
Réduire la production et la consommation d’énergie est un impératif urgent pour les sociétés occidentales. Concrètement, il est toutefois dur d’anticiper comment cet objectif sera atteint et avec quelles conséquences.
Transnational capital markets and development policies: the OPEC countries, the Eurocurrency markets, and the LDCs from the 1960s to the 1970s
In the wake of a recent literature in international banking and financial history focused on the role of western commercial banks in placing the OPEC nations' assets with international borrowers, this article examines the role of leading Wall Street American banks in reflowing the investments of
“Jumped on the boat of a territorialist organization”: State and capital at the origins of oil imperialism
Modern imperialism springs from the interaction of the geopolitical and economic logics. The international oil industry offers an ideal case study of this connection. The links between nation states and multinational oil companies have been close and mutually advantageous.
Petrodollars – the dollars accumulated by oil-producing countries as revenues for oil exports – are usually considered key to our understanding of the renewal and transformation of US power during the 1970s.
La conception de la transition énergétique invite à réviser le développement de chaque source d'énergie. Il en va ainsi de l'énergie gazière qui a connu au moins trois transitions dans sa longue durée.