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On another note, is Aleklett's book worth the trip to the library? I've read the book in its entirety a month or so back and I've read Hirsch's book from 2010 as well as Rubin's book from 2009 as well as a few others. I was hesitant to buy it, because I thought that the book, which is aimed at an intelligent generalist audience without much knowledge on the subject prior to reading the book, wouldn't bring up much new. I was wrong. Aleklett goes into great length, really quite pointless lengths at times, into the sheer physics and geology of exactly how oil functions, how you drill oil, what natural laws rule it etc. I was interested for most of the time but I couldn't help thinking that this didn't have much use. I guess his motivation was something along the lines of "see? this is really complicated, so beware whenever you hear the rosy predictions!". Still, there are mo...

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