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Stranded Assets in Oil and Gas a Reality

Though climate change will no doubt prove to be one aspect of stranded assets, others will include a simple but powerful realization that there are simply better places to put your investment …

IEA report: US shale oil growth practically zero in 2017

US growth is seen to decline to a meagre 160 kb/d by 2017. That is plausible given the high decline rates in tight oil fields.

If solar has gotten so cheap, why isn’t there more of it?

If solar has gotten so cheap, why isn't there more of it?

Richard Heinberg on Our Renewable Future

Richard Heinberg discusses our renewable future and how to get there.

Peak Oil Review - Mar 2

A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -China -Russia/Ukraine -Quote of the Week -The Briefs

Oil Prices Don’t Change Because of Rig Count

Oil prices don’t change based on weekly rig count reports. Yet every week, there are proclamations by analysts that oil prices are poised to …

Energy policy - Mar 1

Syriza: another energy is possible / Renewable energy grab in the Sahara? / China cuts coal use / Canada and Keystone  

The Great Game in the Holy Land

Guess what? Almost all the current wars, uprisings, and other conflicts in the Middle East are connected by a single thread, which is also a threat...

North Dakota Considers Weakening Standards on Radioactive Drilling Waste as Oil Prices Collapse

As the collapse of oil prices threatens North Dakota's shale drilling rush, state regulators are considering a move they say could save the oil industry …

Peak Oil Notes - Feb 26

A mid-week update. Oil prices fell on Monday and Tuesday this week on expectations that US crude stocks will continue to grow.

Is the US Overplaying Its Energy Hand?

The evidence suggests the United States is playing energy poker with a pair of jacks in its hand, but betting as if it had four aces.
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