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6 Factors Will Hasten Or Defer Peak Oil Demand

November 11th, 2017 | by Michael Barnard

We haven’t reached peak consumption, also known as peak demand. We are likely to reach it globally by 2050, but it’s unlikely to occur before 2030 at the very earliest. There are six major factors which make defining exactly when it will occur very difficult


One View of the Fall of Oil & Gas

June 19th, 2017 | by George Harvey

A small loss of revenue can sometimes produce large financial losses, putting profits into negative territory. In a stressed company, this can end in complete collapse


Peak Oil, Peak Debt, and the Concentration of Power

September 18th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

This is a truly wonderful post from The Oil Drum by Goddard College's Charles Eisenstein (licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 U.S. License). Giving more depth to peak oil than the good infographic on that presented yesterday, but also delving deeply into the problems of our economy and how they are linked to our energy and environmental crisis, this is my recommended reading of the month, or more. I was just listening to this great cover of a great Rolling Stones song while reading this and thought it was actually a good match for this piece, so let's start off with that


Oil & Peak Oil Infographic

September 17th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

I received this great infographic on Monday when I was in London for a CNBC/Harvard Business Review "Energy Opportunities" interview. So, after catching up on things over the past few days, I'm just now getting it up. It is really a great one, laying out where oil comes from, who's using it, what we're using it for, and the ever-important topic of... peak oil. Check it out


Oil Prices Will Continue to Rise, IEA Reports

May 8th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

The International Energy Agency (IEA) was established in the wake of the 1973-74 oil crisis to ensure the uninterupted supply of oil to industrialized nations. This autonomous agency now predicts oil prices will rise an additional 30% over the next three years



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