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US shale oil peak in 2015

The latest EIA drilling productivity report (11th April 2016)  shows US shale oil production continuing to decline in Bakken, Eagle Ford and Niobrara while the Permian has flattened out.

The Myth of US Self-sufficiency in Crude Oil

Contrary to general belief, and mis-information by the media the US is far away from being “energy independent” in terms of crude oil imports.

IEA: US$ 40 oil means 3 mp/d less oil by 2020

You want $40 oil? Yes, please. But according to the World Energy Outlook 2015 of the International Energy Agency, recently released in London, that would mean 3 mb/d less US tight (shale) oil by 2020.

Whatever Happened to Peak Oil?  

Whatever happened to “peak oil” – the assertion that the rate at which oil is extracted from the Earth is nearing a maximum or peak level?

Tight Oil Reality Check

America’s energy future is largely determined by the assumptions and expectations we have today.

Truth takes a hit in the battle over U.S. oil export ban

They say that the first casualty of war is truth. And, on both sides of the fight over lifting the ban on exports of U.S. crude oil, the truth has already fallen into a coma. The ban was instituted in 1975 in order to make America less subject to swings in international oil supply after …

U.S. tight oil production decline

U.S. oil production has begun to drop in response to low oil prices, but not as dramatically as many had anticipated.

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.

US enters undulating crude oil production plateau in 2015

Feel-good-outlooks make the TV audience happy, but sleepy.

Peak Oil Notes - Feb 12

 A midweek update. The oil price rebound which began in late January continued through Monday of this week.

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