Taking Control of Oil: Managing Dependence on Petroleum Fuels in the Pacific

Date: December 2009
Type: Reports
Series: Pacific Studies
ISBN: 978-971-561-862-5 (print)
Price: Hardcopy Price: $25.00


Taking Control of Oil provides a comprehensive assessment of recent global oil price trends, the exposure of Pacific developing member countries to oil price increases and its implications for social and economic development in the region. It also offers a number of policy options for managing risks associated with heavy dependence on oil imports and proposes a path for diversifying the energy mix in Pacific developing member countries.


  • Foreword
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • A Framework for Oil Policy
  • Applications for the Pacific
  • References