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US 2015 Oil Production and Future Oil Prices

Oil production can be confusing because there are various “pieces” that may or may not be included. In this analysis, I look at oil production of the United States broadly (including crude oil, natural gas plant liquids, and biofuels), because this is the way oil consumption is …

Why no economic boost from lower oil prices?

Many analysts had anticipated that a dramatic drop in oil prices such as we’ve seen since the summer of 2014 could provide a big stimulus to the economy of a net oil importer like the United States.

Peak Oil Review - Apr 11

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

State of the transition, March: Falling Global Carbon Emissions from Energy

The great global energy transition is accelerating. Who could have imagined a few years ago that global carbon emissions would stall in 2015, spurred by a rise in renewable energy?

Peak Oil Review: A Midweek Update - Apr 7

The oil markets are so anxious for a price rebound these days that any piece of bullish news sends them into a minor frenzy. This week we actually had some news supportive of higher prices.

Why we have a wage inequality problem

Wage inequality is really a sign of a deeper problem; basically it reflects an economic system that is not growing rapidly enough to satisfy everyone.

Peak Oil Review - Feb 22

 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

Peak Oil Review: Midweek Update - Jan 28

A midweek update. Oil traded between $30 and $32 this week as weaker fundamentals – increasing inventories and bad news concerning economic growth – was balanced off by reports that the Russians and the Saudis might get together to restrict oil output.

Peak Oil Review - Jan 25

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: -Quotes of the week -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -China -Russia/Ukraine -The Briefs

Volatility, oil and stock markets

Only exceptional weakness in the global economy explains oil dipping into the $20 range. In doing so, the oil market has provided a warning for anyone who is willing to see it.

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