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The 1990s vs. Now

Nine years ago I was having a problem with the constant reporting that the world had hit Peak Oil, or was on the verge of it.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Heartland Institute

New Book Documents Hydraulic Fracturing's Promise for America

The new book Groundswell is a highly recommended read. It is more an economics and politics book than a science treatise, and there are plenty of issues in fracking economics and politics to discuss.


Related Topix: Activism, Global Warming

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Solar + Storage Is Close To An Inflection Point

It is always useful to invest when you have strong trends as a tailwind. That doesn't solve all your investment problems, but it helps a great deal.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Tue Aug 12, 2014

North Denver News

US Natural Gas production continues steep rise - Peak Oil

Natural gas production in the lower 48 United States increased by 0.5 billion cubic feet per day during the month of July versus June, according to Bentek EnergyA , an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts.


Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Weekly Oil And Gas Follies

In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to briefly chronicle the week's silliness, shenanigans, fake news and real news related to the oil and natural gas industry.


Related Topix: US Governors, John Hickenlooper, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Energy

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Motley Fool

Is the Peak Oil Myth Dead?

In his 2005 New York Times best-selling book Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy , renowned oil analyst Matthew Simmons outlined his belief that Saudi Arabia's giant Ghawar oil field would soon begin a terminal decline that would result in permanently falling global oil production.


Related Topix: West, TX

Sun Aug 03, 2014

BrothersJudd Blog

There'LL Still Be Ample Supply When We Crash Into the Sun:

A few years ago, "peak oil" advocates were claiming that new oil was poor quality because it was too heavy - now they say it is too light, because of condensates from shales.


Related Topix: Africa, South Sudan, World News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Virtual Water Shortage By 2040

Two new papers postulate that there will be a water crisis by 2040. Not because of population, but because of current energy and power solutions.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Military, US Navy, US News, US Marine Corps

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Motley Fool

5 Industries Worried About Peak Oil

The debate over the impact of peak oil has been raging for decades. Although few deny that the end of mass oil consumption is drawing nearer, educated estimates now range between 2020 and 2030.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Enter Stage Right

Killing marine life with ethanol

Ethanol and other biofuel mandates and subsidies got started when politicians bought into claims that we are rapidly depleting our petroleum, and fossil-fuel-driven global warming is boiling the planet.


Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Weather, Corpus Christi, TX