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Oil and the Global Economy

How important is oil to the future of the global economy?

California Finding New Ways To Extend Benefits Of Solar To Low-Income, Minority Communities

The California legislature has sent a bill to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk that aims to extend the benefits of solar energy to communities that often …

Peak Oil Notes - Oct 8

 A midweek update. After three days of increases which took oil prices up by over $4 a barrel, prices slipped on Wednesday after the weekly stocks report showed US crude inventories hitting a …

Richard Heinberg: After the Burn  

After a two-century-long burning bender, the globe is in for a heck of a hangover.

Supply, Demand, and the Price of Oil

Could the price of oil be a value such that the current quantity produced exceeds the current quantity consumed?

Peak Oil Review - Oct 5

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

"Blood and Oil," North Dakota, and dreams not exactly fulfilled

Last week a new television series set amidst the North Dakota oil boom debuted. "Blood and Oil" tells the story of locals and newcomers striking it rich in The Bakken, an oil formation …

Resilience Roundup - Oct 2

 Shell Exits Arctic as Slump in Oil Prices Forces Industry to Retrench | Mark Carney warns investors of ‘potentially huge’ losses from …

Back From the Dead: The Rise of EVs

A decade ago electric cars were a lost cause. The popular 2006 documentary Who Killed the Electric Car?, highlighted the role of carmakers, oil companies …

US Shale Oil too Expensive, Peaks 1H 2015

According to EIA data, monthly US crude oil production peaked in April 2015 at 9.6 mb/d.

Peak Oil Notes - Oct 1

A midweek update. Despite several important developments during the last few days which should affect the oil markets, prices have remained largely unchanged with New York futures closing at …
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