Featured Reviews

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“Wanted: Swing Producer,” Wall Street Journal (January 26, 2017), Review of Robert McNally, Crude Volatility: The History and the Future of Boom-Bust Oil Prices (New York: Columbia, 2017)

Priest on Jacobs, H-Energy, November 2016, Review of Meg Jacobs, Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s (New York: Hill and Wang, 2016)

“The Marvel of Electricity,” Wall Street Journal (July 15, 2016), Review of Gretchen Bakke, The Grid: The Fraying Wires between Americans and Our Energy Future (New York: Bloomsbury, 2016)

Priest on Sernovitz, H-Energy, June 2016, Review of Gary Sernovitz, The Green and the Black: The Complete Story of the Shale Revolution, the Fight over Fracking, and the Future of Energy (New York: St. Martin’s, 2016)

“Ignoring the Shale Revolution,” 
Wall Street Journal (April 25, 2016), Review of Mason Inman, The Oracle of Oil:  A Maverick Geologist’s Quest for a Sustainable Future (New York: W.W. Norton, 2016)

“Crude History,” Reviews in American History Vol. 43, No. 2 (June 2015): 333-339  Crude History PDF, Review of Timothy Mitchell, Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil (London: Verson, 2011) and Matthew T. Huber, Lifeblood: Oil, Freedom, and the Forces of Capital (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2013)
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