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The Peak Oil Crisis: A Reality Check

For the last four or five years, we have been bombarded with a stream of stories about the “shale revolution.

Resilience Roundup - Oct 31

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

World Crude Oil Production and the Oil Price

How far the oil price will come down and for how long it will stay “low” is now anyone’s guess. A declining price results from weakening …

Peak oil notes - Oct 30

A mid-week update. After trading quietly on Monday and Tuesday at around $81 in New York and $86 in London, crude prices closed higher on Wednesday after traders noted that the increase in US …

U.S. Energy Policies Based on Inflated Fracking Predictions: Post Carbon Institute Report

Economic predictions about the fracking industry's potential growth have for the most part gone unquestioned — until now.

Drilling Deeper: New Report Casts Doubt on Fracking Production Numbers

Post Carbon Institute has published a report calling into question the production statistics touted by promoters of hydraulic fracturing or fracking.

Innovations in Energy Storage Provide Boost for Renewables

Intermittency has long been considered the Achilles heel of renewable power generation.

The Cost of Cheap Oil

The world price of oil - Brent Crude - fell below $84 per barrel on October 15. What is going on? Why does the price of oil matter to financial advisors? …

The Revolution That Wasn’t: Why the Fracking Phenomenon Will Leave Us High and Dry

A new, landmark report shows that hopes of a long-term golden era in American oil & gas production are unfounded.

Andrew Nikiforuk Breaks Down the Global Oil Price Slump

The dramatic slump in global oil prices has, as usual, caught governments, industry and markets off guard.

Peak Oil Review - Oct 27

 A weekly update of peak oil news, including: -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle East and North Africa -Russia/Ukraine -Quote of the Week -The Briefs
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