Untapped: The Scramble for Africa's Oil
(Harcourt, 2007) is a book written by John Ghazvinian
about the petroleum industry
. The book was received well by critics, and garnered good reviews from both the Boston Globe
and The New York Times
. The book is based extensively on interviews, with representatives of multinational oil companies' views being compared and contrasted with those of politicians within Africa as well as the citizens of affected nations.