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Peak oil - June 6

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Chris Skrebowski on spare global petroleum capacity
(Audio)
Global Public Media
Chris Skrebowski, editor of the UK Petroleum Review, talks with GPM's Julian Darley about the latest spare capacity estimates for the Middle East and the world.
(4 June 2007)


Cyclone Gonu Thread 3

The Oil Drum and Chuck Watson of KAC/UCF
KAC/UCF and Chuck Watson are forecasting, based on their damage models, that the Qalhat (Sur) LNG terminal will be out for 20-30 days and the Mina al Fahal oil terminal will be down for 10-20 days--all of this assuming they are built to US standards. (NB: These damage estimates have decreased a bit since the last model run...and assume US construction standards.)

All tips and resources (*and there are already many down there in earlier threads, let's replicate that here today in the third thread! Thank you!*) welcome in the comment thread below. If you have any insights, please email the editors box with the word GONU in the subject.

Last updated at 4pm EDT, 6/6. This still could be an important event--but we are in a slow news time right now regarding Oman and the area. If you have any insights, please let us know--email us or put them in the comment thread. We're digging on this too...
(6 June 2007)


ODAC News - June 6

Oil Depletion Analysis Centre
Headlines and commentary from a peak-oil perspective. Contents:

1/ Subsea industry suffers shortage as skills pool shrinks (The Herald, Fri 01 Jun)
2/ Gazprom woes could hurt Putin's drive for energy dominance (International Herald Tribune, Mon 04 Jun)
3/ High oil price, supply fears help turn coal to fuel (Khaleej Times [Reuters], Mon 04 Jun)
4/ Druzhba Pipeline Abandoned (FC Novosti, Fri 01 Jun)
5a/ Cyclone hits Gulf state of Oman (BBC News, Wed 06 Jun)
5b/ Cyclone Gonu Thread 3--Omani Landfall (The Oil Drum, Wed 06 Jun)
6/ Wheat prices surge on Romania drought [Oil stocks] (Financial Times, Tue 05 Jun)
7a/ Energy Security and Uranium Reserves (Oxford Research Group, July 2006)
7b/ NATIONAL NEWS: Nuclear plants will not attract investors, say academics (Financial Times, Wed 06 Jun)
8/ Drive on biofuels risks oil price surge (Financial Times, Wed 06 Jun)
9/ The Oil Depletion Protocol: An Update (Global Public Media [Richard Heinberg's Museletter], Mon 04 Jun)
10/ Azerbaijan could produce 50 Bcm/year of gas by 2016: Bryza (Platts, Wed 06 Jun)
(6 June 2007)

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