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Oil in the Middle East: Its Discovery and Development

Oil in the Middle East: Its Discovery and Development

By Stephen Hemsley Longrigg

Oxford University Press (for the Royal Institute of International Affairs), 1954, 305 pp.

A competent history which includes a good bit about the rivalry between the various concerns. The author, whose work, "Iraq, 1900 to 1950," was noted here in October 1954, was for many years an executive of the Iraq Petroleum Company.