Articles and Chapters

“Built for Pyro: A Perfect Inferno on the Deepwater Horizon,” in Robert Lifset, Raechel Lutz, and Sarah Stanford-McIntyre, eds., American Energy Cinema (West Virginia University Press, forthcoming)

“Seismic Innovations: The Digital Revolution in the Search for Oil and Gas,” in Amelia Kiddle, ed., Energy in the Americas: Critical Reflections on Energy & History (University of Calgary Press, forthcoming) Open Access URL

“Cat Crackers and Picket Lines: Organized Labor in U.S. Gulf Coast Oil Refining,” in Touraj Atabaki, Elisabetta Bini, and Kaveh Ehsani, eds.,
Working for Oil: Social Histories of Labor in Petroleum (Palgrave, 2018) Cat Crackers and Picket LinesCat Crackers and Picket Lines (Publisher Website)

“Shrimp and Petroleum: The Social Ecology of Louisiana’s Offshore Industries,” Environmental History Vol. 21, No. 3 (July 2016) Shrimp and Petroleum PDFShrimp and Petroleum (Publisher Website)

“Shifting Sands: The 1973 Oil Shock and the Expansion of Non-OPEC Supply,” in Elisabetta Bini, Giuliano Garavini, and Federico Romero, eds., Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and Its Economic Legacy (I.B. Tauris, 2016) Shifting Sands PDF (Publisher Website)

“Petrobras in the History of Offshore Oil,” in Ben Ross Schneider, ed., New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil (Oxford, 2016) Petrobras in the History of Offshore Oil PDF, New Order and Progress (Publisher Website)

“Frackenstein’s Monster: A History of Unconventional Oil and Gas Technology,” in Taylor Brorby and Stefanie Brook Trout, eds., Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America (Ice Cube Press, 2016) Frackenstein’s Monster PDFFracture (Publisher Website)

“Hubbert’s Peak: The Great Debate over the End of Oil,” Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 44, No. 1 (2014): 37-97
Hubbert’s Peak PDF

“Diving into Deep Water: Shell Oil and the Reform of Federal Offshore Leasing,” in Robert Lifset, ed., American Energy Policy in the 1970s (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2014), 123-162 Diving Into Deep Water PDFAmerican Energy Policy in the 1970s (Publisher Website)

“The Dilemmas of Oil Empire,” Journal of American History, Vol. 99, No. 1 (June 2012): 236-251
Dilemmas of Oil Empire

“Bucking the Odds: Organized Labor in Gulf Coast Oil Refining,” co-author with Michael Botson, Journal of American History, Vol. 99, No. 1 (June 2012): 100-110
Bucking the Odds

“Who Destroyed the Marsh?  Oil Field Canals, Coastal Ecology, and the Debate over Louisiana’s  Shrinking Wetlands,” with Jason Theriot, Economic History Yearbook 2 (2009): 69-80
Who Destroyed the Marsh PDF

“Labor’s Last Stand in the Refinery: The Shell Oil Strike of 1962-1963,” Houston History, Vol. 4, No. 2 (Spring 2008): 5-13
Labor’s Last Stand PDF

“Extraction Not Creation: The History of Offshore Petroleum in the Gulf of Mexico,” Enterprise & Society, Vol. 8, No. 2 (June 2007): 227-267, Alice Hamilton Award, 2007, American Society for Environmental History (ASEH), for the best article published outside the journal Environmental History
Extraction Not Creation PDF

“The ‘Americanization’ of Shell Oil,” in Geoffrey Jones and Lina Galvez-Munoz, eds., Foreign Multinationals in the U.S.: Management and Performance (London: Routledge, 2001), 188-206
The Americanization of Shell Oil PDF

“Banking on Development: Brazil in the United States Search for Strategic Minerals, 1945-1953,” International History Review, Vol. XXI, No. 2 (June 1999): 297-330
Banking on Development PDF

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s