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Peak Oil Review - July 28

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

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?

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.

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.

Oil prices started to skyrocket when one quarter of global supplies went into irreversible decline

The seemingly ever growing oil production is deceiving. The process of peaking is happening right under the growth curve. One has only to look for it

Iraq on the Precipice

The daily newspapers are now full of stories predicting that Iraq, as we know it, will soon disintegrate into three or more warring states.

Energy Crunch: Turmoil in Iraq

The possibility of a new global energy shock moved closer this week as ISIS forces made major territorial gains in Iraq, the speed of events taking world leaders by surprise.

It’s the oil, stupid! Insurgency and war on a sea of oil

Events in Iraq are headline news everywhere, and once again, there is no mention of the issue that underlies much of the violence: control of Iraqi oil.

Banking on Iraq

Given the ethnic turmoil in Iraq triggered by ISIL’s recent seizure of towns in Iraq’s North and West it is uncertain how this will impact on oil production in the Shia controlled South, from where the bulk of Iraq’s oil exports come from.

Peak Oil Review - Jun 16

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

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