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Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Amanda Slevin


Gas and oil are pivotal to the functioning of modern societies, yet the ownership, control, production and consumption of hydrocarbons often provokes intense disputes with serious social, economic, and political ramifications. In Gas, Oil and the Irish State, Amanda Slevin examines the dynamics and conflicts of state hydrocarbon management and provides the first comprehensive study of the Irish model. Interpreting the Corrib gas conflict as a microcosm of the Irish state's approach to hydrocarbon management, Slevin articulates environmental, health and safety concerns which underpin community ... More

Keywords: Ownership, control and production of gas and oil, State hydrocarbon management, Irish approach, Corrib gas conflict, Political economy, Global trends, Consequences of hydrocarbon production

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781784992743
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Amanda Slevin, author
University College Dublin