By Julian Jackson, Energy Bulletin
Report on the ASPO 06 Conference in Cork, Ireland. Speakers at the September conference indicate that we may have reached the psychological tipping point - when Peak Oil enters the general consciousness.
By Julian Jackson, Chris Vernon, The Oil Drum / UK
"We were looking at a truly international solution, it was never an Iranian solution in the first place, it was a middle-eastern solution, and we see that in the context of a global market, which has got worse than in June 2001, it has become more volatile, more risky and is leading to more profits at the expense of the producers and consumers, the trouble is that none of these profits are really visible to producers and consumers because of the opaque nature of the market operation."
By Julian Jackson, Axis of Logic
“Oil prices will rise through 2008 and stay high thereafter as demand increases and concern mounts that global production is nearing its peak,” according to analysts at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (March 8, 2005) When Lehman Brothers admits oil is peaking on Bloomberg, its time to fasten your seatbelts. The ride is going to be rocky.