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Keeping Oil Production From Falling

Production flows from a given oil field naturally decline over time, but we keep trying harder and technology keeps improving. Which force is winning the race?

Hard facts about fracking

A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a low-carbon future—or perhaps, more like a methadone addiction that's tearing …

California Halts Injection of Fracking Waste

California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review more than 100 others in the state's …

Oil Abundance? Not So Fast- A Risk Checklist

Understanding how we use oil and where it comes from provides many reasons why Americans should be worried about the future of oil supplies.

Return on Investment

We all make decisions on what to spend our money - or other resources like time and effort - and I think we'd all do well to explore the many non-monetary …

Peak Oil Review - July 21

A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs.

Australia Becomes First Nation to Repeal Carbon Tax

With Australia’s standing as the world’s highest per-capita emitter of carbon dioxide, one would think the country would be the last to repeal a …

Breaking the Grip of the Fossil Fuel Economy: If It Can Happen in Appalachia, It Can Happen Anywhere

The people who agreed to spend their days digging coal from the underside of mountains produced enough power to industrialize the nation: They're owed …

Resilience Roundup - July 17

 A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere. Click on the headline link to see the full article.

Agrivoltism

What is the best way to utilize sunlight: grow food or to produce fuel?

Peak Oil Notes - July 17

After falling steadily for three weeks, New York oil futures reversed on Wednesday as US crude stocks dropped and China reported some better economic numbers.
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