Daniel Yergin is a highly respected authority on energy, international politics, and economics. Yergin is a Pulitzer Prize winner and recipient of the United States Energy Award for 'lifelong achievements in energy and the promotion of international understanding.' He is both a world-recognized author and a business leader, as well as executive vice president of IHS.
Yergin received the Pulitzer Prize for his work The Prize- The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power, which became a number one best seller and was made into an eight-hour PBS/BBC series seen by 20 million people in the United States. The book has been translated into 17 languages and has just been released in a new updated edition. Yergin holds a BA from Yale University and a PhD from Cambridge University, where he was a Marshall Scholar.
It is impossible to think of a better introduction to the
essentials of energy in the twenty-first century... the definitive
guide to how we got here -- Ed Crooks * Financial Times *
Required reading ...The Quest is a masterly piece of work and, as a comprehensive guide to the world's great energy needs and dilemmas, it will be hard to beat * Economist *
Compelling ... The book's range is impressive ... Yergin's gift is in distilling dry topics into a readable narrative * Observer *
If you were in any doubt about what makes the world go round, Daniel Yergin can enlighten you ... a comprehensive picture of the nexus between power, politics and oil -- Danny Fortson * Sunday Times *
Daniel Yergin is the closest thing we have to an energy seer * Washington Post *