Solomon's Temple: Musjid-i-Suleiman & the Quest for Oil in the Middle East

Solomon s Temple Musjid i Suleiman the Quest for Oil in the Middle East Solomon s Temple is an extraordinary book a meticulously researched historical novel that tells the true story of the dramatic birth of the Middle East oil industry By investors in the Persian o

  • Title: Solomon's Temple: Musjid-i-Suleiman & the Quest for Oil in the Middle East
  • Author: Sam L. Pfiester
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Solomon s Temple is an extraordinary book a meticulously researched historical novel that tells the true story of the dramatic birth of the Middle East oil industry By 1908, investors in the Persian oil concession were out of funds After seven years of unsuccessful drilling, hindrance by hostile tribes, shifting political alliances, and 120 degree temperatures, the direcSolomon s Temple is an extraordinary book a meticulously researched historical novel that tells the true story of the dramatic birth of the Middle East oil industry By 1908, investors in the Persian oil concession were out of funds After seven years of unsuccessful drilling, hindrance by hostile tribes, shifting political alliances, and 120 degree temperatures, the directors sent word to cease operations But as a rising German state began to threaten Britain and its Empire, this audacious Persian gamble became than a matter of profit it held worldwide geopolitical consequences Based on firsthand archival research, every character in Sam L Pfiester s riveting novel is a real life person Every event actually happened Solomon s Temple brings to vivid life the story of a drilling expedition that changed the world forever.

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    About Author

    1. Sam L Pfiester was born and raised in Fort Stockton, Texas He graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Plan II In 1968 he joined the U.S Navy, serving two tours in the Vietnam War The second tour he was senior advisor to a river patrol group operating in the Ca Mau Peninsula along the Cambodian border, and was awarded a Bronze Star for his service Later he wrote The Perfect War by Sam Lee about his experiences In 1971 he was hired as a petroleum landman for Clayton W Williams, Jr an independent oil operator He worked for Clayton Williams for ten years, eventually becoming exploration manager Since 1982 he has operated his own exploration company, Pfiester Oil and Gas He and his wife Rebecca have three grown children and reside in Georgetown, Texas.

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