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Hype, Broken Promises, and Shales

The term shale revolution has been used so much that it almost has no meaning anymore.

The most important thing to understand about the coming oil production cutbacks

What the current oil price slump means for world oil supply is starting to emerge. "Layoffs," "cutbacks," "delays," and "cancellations" are words one sees …

Energy Crunch: Clean energy gains ground

Ever since oil and gas prices started to plunge, speculation that cheaper fossil fuels would mean a serious setback for renewables has been rife.

Resilience Roundup - Jan 23

A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.

Tanking Asia Gas Prices Makes BC LNG 'Not Viable,' Expert Says

A liquified natural gas industry, as currently promoted by British Columbia's Liberal government, is not viable at current natural gas prices, and the …

A New Theory of Energy and The Economy - Part 1 - Generating Economic Growth

How does the economy really work? In my view, there are many erroneous theories in published literature.

Peak Oil Notes - Jan 22

 A mid-week update. Oil has been trading in a relatively narrow range -- $46-$49 a barrel in New York and $47-50 in London since the first week of January.

Our Renewable Future

Or, What I’ve Learned in 12 Years Writing about Energy

Low Prices Driving Record U.S. Crude Oil Exports Despite Crude Oil Export Ban

As the oil industry cries poverty due to low oil prices in an effort to justify its attempts to lift all restrictions on exporting crude oil produced in the …

One of These Things Is Not Like The Others: IEA's January Report

OK. Which curve on this chart is not like the others? It's the U.S. and Canada's oil production curve over the past several years.

Wealth Creation and the New Energy Economy

Energy is the bedrock of the global economy. Any disruptive changes in areas such as electricity generation will open the door to myriad new investment …
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