JOHN FOSTER is an energy economist with more than 40 years’ experience in policy and economic issues relating to infrastructure and petroleum. While holding positions with the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, Petro-Canada and BP group, he witnessed first-hand the impact of petroleum geopolitics in more than 30 countries around the world. He lives in Kingston, Ontario.
Petroleum is at the root of most conflicts in the world today. It infiltrates politics and is closely associated with power. This book offers new understanding of what has been happening in world's "hot spot" countries.