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Kashagan – Back to the drawing board?

The recent shutdown of Kashagan oil field in Kazakhstan represents one of the most scathing riches-to-rags stories in modern oil history. 

King Coal Is Dying a Slow Death in America

In cities choked by pollution and a world coming to grips with the realities of climate change, what future does coal really have?

Peak Oil Review - Apr 14

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

Did crude oil production actually peak in 2005?

Haven't we been hearing from the oil industry and from government and international agencies that worldwide oil production has been increasing in the last several years? The answer, of course, is …

Talking Energy Reality

Read on to learn about Leslie Moyer’s work with artists and energy, the undeserved un-sexiness of energy conservation and a particularly mind-blowing …

Fracking politics - headlines

•Why US fracking companies are licking their lips over Ukraine •Putin tells Europe Ukraine gas debt 'critical', transit threatened •Cheniere …

Five pathways to post-capitalist 'renaissance' by a former oil man

In my first post on Leggett's new book, I focused on his analysis of our "risk blindness." But despite his trenchant and uncompromising stance on …

Peak oil notes - April 10

A mid-week update. Oil prices continued have continued to climb this week and are now $3-4 a barrel higher than at the beginning of April.

Why the closure of BP’s Brisbane Bulwer refinery reduces Australia’s energy security

This post shows statistical evidence that BP, like all other International Oil Companies, is in full peak oil mode.

On Fracking Front, A Push To Reduce Leaks of Methane

Scientists, engineers, and government regulators are increasingly turning their attention to solving one of the chief environmental problems associated with …

Energy and the Financial System: What Everyone Needs to Know… and Work Darn Hard to Avoid

"Once you accept that growth will cease, all of the current ‘common sense’ assumptions about investing, such as the assumption of making …
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