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Learn more about the upcoming book, The Quest and other previous books by Daniel Yergin.
Watch Daniel Yergin's appearance on Comedy Central's Colbert Report, NBC's Meet the Press and other recent videos.
Making Sense of the U.S. Oil Boom
Daniel Yergin talks about where it's coming from and what it will mean for the U.S.—and the world
How Is Energy Remaking the World?
To navigate the complicated new politics of oil and gas, FP asked the author of The Quest and leading U.S. energy historian to help shape our latest survey -- and guide us through the results.
America’s New Energy Reality
AMERICA needs a new political discourse on energy.
What's Behind Rising Gas Prices?
With so many ships trawling the crowded waters of the Persian Gulf, there is always the risk of an 'accident' or 'collision' with unintended consequences.
A perilous and crucial quest
People Who Mattered in 2011
If there's one man whose opinion matters more than any other on global energy markets, it's Daniel Yergin…. In 2011 Yergin came out with his long-awaited follow-up, The Quest, which surveyed the recent history of the energy industry, from oil to nuclear to renewable power.
Review: The Quest by Daniel Yergin
Daniel Yergin's The Quest: Human Ingenuity, Passion, the Fall of Caliphatism and the Rise of Prosperity
Energy analyst Daniel Yergin, chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates, says there are no easy answers. "There are only trade-offs, and many of the trade-offs are difficult ones," Yergin says.
New Iran Sanctions, and Fears of Backfire
"Iran has done very well out of these high oil prices," notes Daniel Yergin, chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates and the author of The Quest, a new book on the energy economy….”
Oil Poised to Hit 150 Year High
"Brent crude prices are approaching their highest annual average, a level higher than the peaks recorded by other widely accepted benchmarks going back to Colonel Drake and the origins of the modern petroleum industry in Pennsylvania more than a century and a half ago," said IHS CERA chairman Daniel Yergin.
Oil Flirts with $100 as Iran Tensions Rise
David Brooks: Shale Gas Revolution
As Daniel Yergin writes in “The Quest,” his gripping history of energy innovation, Mitchell fought through waves of skepticism and opposition to extract natural gas from shale. The method he and his team used to release the trapped gas, called fracking, has paid off in the most immense way.
“Over the past couple of years, there has been a great U-turn in US oil supply,” says Daniel Yergin of IHS Cera, the research group. “Until recently, the question was whether oil imports would flatten out. Now we are seeing a major rebalancing of supplies.”
Yergin: Only politics can threaten energy supplies
FT Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year 2011
August 8, 2011
These and the other longlisted titles are big books in every sense (The Quest, energy expert Daniel Yergin’s sequel to The Prize, runs to more than 700 pages).