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Peak oil review - Sept 15

 A weekly update including, -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle East and North Africa -Ukraine -Quote of the Week -The Briefs

A Big Summer Story You Missed: Soaring Oil Debt

Last July the government agency, which has collected mundane statistics on energy matters for decades, quietly revealed that 127 of the world's largest oil and gas companies are running out of cash.

Bubble time: Friends and relatives act as if we've returned to business-as-usual

It is a testament to the psychological power of financial bubbles that people who know and trust me and generally accept the analysis I've put forth in my writings over the last decade are jumping into the stock market again with a pledge that they are in for the long term--no matter what.

Debt: Eight Reasons This Time is Different

Academic researchers Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff have become famous for their book This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly and their earlier paper This Time is Different: A Panoramic View of Eight Centuries of Financial Crises. Their point, of course, is that the same …

Why Standard Economic Models Don't Work--Our Economy is a Network

With diminishing returns, the economy is, in effect, becoming less and less efficient, instead of becoming more and more efficient.

Converging Energy Crises - And How our Current Situation Differs from the Past

At the Age of Limits Conference, I gave a talk called Converging Crises, talking about the crises facing us as we reach energy limits. In this post, I discuss some highlights from a fairly long talk.

The Connection Between Oil Prices, Debt Levels, and Interest Rates

If oil is “just another commodity,” then there shouldn’t be any connection between oil prices, debt levels, interest rates, and total rates of return. But there clearly is a connection.

How do ex-Saudi Aramco geologist Dr Husseini's oil price spike predictions of USD 140 by 2016-17 stack up?

In an interview with ASPO USA in January 2014 Ex-Saudi Aramco geologist Dr. Sadad-Al-Husseini predicted oil price spikes of $140 by 2016/17. This post shows some graphs explaining why this could happen.

Peak oil review - Feb 10

 A weekly review, including: Oil and the global economy, The Middle East and North Africa, Quotes of the Week, and the Briefs

Peak oil notes - Oct 31

The prices of New York oil futures and those in London spread further apart this week as the EIA reported another large increase in US crude stocks, and Libya announced that its oil production was down to 250,000 b/d.

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