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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.

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 …

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 …

Peak Oil Ass-Backwards: Forget Austerity and Grexit – it's Time for a Gretaway!

Austerity and "Grexits" are only going to result in more and more people getting triaged from the industrial economy and, no less, from such …

Low Oil Prices - Why Worry?

The Peak Oil story we have been told is wrong. The collapse in oil production comes from oil prices that are too low, not too high.

The Stuff Problem

How much mined material will we need to build a 100-per-cent renewable world?

Shell Abandons Arctic Drilling Following ‘Disappointing’ Results

After finding little oil and natural gas, Royal Dutch Shell announced yesterday it would end its controversial Arctic drilling operations in the Chukchi Sea …

Will Renewables Replace Fossil Fuels?  

What will it take to reach that threshold and what obstacles and limits do we need to understand as we transition to a truly sustainable energy economy?

Peak Oil Review - Sept 28

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

Will declines in U.S. and Canadian oil production lead to a global decline?

At the beginning of this year I noted that all of the growth in world oil production* since 2005 has come from two countries: the United States and Canada. And, I suggested that since the growth …
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