Middle East

The peak oil crisis: a meeting at Jiddah

Tom Whipple, Falls Church News-Press

If the only purpose of the meeting was to celebrate the Saudis opening the taps a bit at a new oil field in response to fears that their customers will soon be priced out of the market — that would be nice. However, it seems there will be more to the meeting than an increase in oil production.

archived June 19, 2008

Transport - June 18

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Cardboard bike unveiled
Air Canada cutting 2,000 jobs, trimming capacity
Cargo ships told to go green by slowing down
The future of air travel
Gaza 'genius' helps besieged city

archived June 18, 2008

Geopolitics - June 18

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Iran's Ahmadinejad says oil price artificial
Brzezinski: Russia after BTC pipeline
Challenging the militarization of US energy policy

The politics of global food and energy crisis
Are they really oil wars?

archived June 18, 2008

Peak oil - June 18

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Simmons: Raised Saudi output is `drop in bucket'
Oil woes hitting health care system
Peak oil - worry now
Kris Can speaks with Kunstler

archived June 18, 2008

Peak Oil Review -- June 16th, 2008

Tom Whipple, ASPO-USA

News round-up from a U.S. peak-oil perspective, including:
- Production and Prices

- The King's Meeting

- Protests Spread

- Energy Briefs

archived June 17, 2008

Saudi Arabia - June 17

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Succession at House of Saud
Saudis playing 'high stakes game' ahead of oil summit
Arab News: Rise in oil prices
Saudi King: 'We will pump more oil'

archived June 17, 2008

Eyes on Saudi Arabia - June 16

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Saudis plan to increase oil output

Saudi Arabia's leverage in oil market is sapped

SA’s reserves: particulars or propaganda?
More oil flowing?

Saudi oil: the foundation of geopolitical power

archived June 16, 2008

Oil jumps record $16 in two days to $138

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Oil prices skyrocket, taking biggest jump ever
Oil rises to record on weakening dollar, Morgan Stanley outlook
Oil's surges $11 day to record $138
Morgan Stanley sees $150 oil within a month

Some oil pundits see crude hitting $140+
Israel-Iran tension causing price surge, CNBC analyst says
BBC: Growing talk of Iran attack

archived June 6, 2008

Producers - June 4

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Shura member calls for oil production curbs in Saudi Arabia
Argentina halts Chile natural gas exports

Russia… energy priority #1

Caspian CPC May oil exports fall 9.5% vs April

Indonesia says good-bye OPEC, hello peak oil
Global net oil exports have declined for 2 years

archived June 4, 2008

Peak oil (2) - May 27

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Oil Reserves: Where Ghawar goes, the rest of OPEC follows
Oil price "head fake"?
CSM: Has Russian oil output peaked?

archived May 27, 2008