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Peak Oil Notes - Oct 8

 A midweek update. After three days of increases which took oil prices up by over $4 a barrel, prices slipped on Wednesday after the weekly stocks report showed US crude inventories hitting a new all-time high.

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.

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 $45.09 and London at $48.37. London prices were down 10 percent and and New York down 8 percent.

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

Is Cheaper Driving Here to Stay?

Gasoline may stay cheap until we burn through the current market glut in perhaps a year.

How our energy problem leads to a debt collapse problem

In this post, I show some longer-term time series relating to energy growth, GDP growth, and debt growth–going back to 1820 in some cases–that help us understand our situation better.

Peak Oil Ass-Backwards: Peak Oil, Meet Fractional-Reserve Banking

The convention says that the supply constraints of peak oil lead to an increase in oil prices. But when you factor in fractional-reserve banking, does this not instead imply a decrease in prices?

Peak Oil Review - Aug 31

 A weekly roundup, including: -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -China -Russia/Ukraine -The Briefs

Peak Oil Notes - Aug 27

A midweek update. Oil prices fell sharply on Monday in response to another sell off in China’s stock markets, trading for a while below $38 a barrel in New York; rebounded on Tuesday; and were down again on Wednesday with New York closing at $38.60 and London at $43.14.

Why the $20 Oil Predictions are Wrong

As the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) retests the $40 per barrel (bbl) mark, some pundits are again calling for WTI to fall to $15 or $20/bbl.

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