Petrodollars & US dollar

Geopolitics - Jan 6

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Russia flexes its military muscle
Arab News: Why should we bail out US automobile industry
New Year, New Outlook For Oil

archived January 6, 2009

Economics - Dec 26

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Japan should scrap U.S. debt; dollar may plummet, Mikuni says
How to keep on financing wind farms when banks have no money left
Byron King: Falling prices and scarce energy

archived December 26, 2008

Global Trends 2025: A transformed world (excerpts)

Staff, U.S. National Intelligence Council

The U.S. intelligence agencies dust off their crystal ball and give us their long-term view of the future. In a striking reversal of the triumphalism of the Bush years, the report sees the future as multi-polar and roiled by shocks. Resource scarcity and climate change are highlighted. Despite the bracing dose of reality in the report, peak oilers will find much to criticize. (Excerpts, links, commentary)

archived November 23, 2008

Peak oil review - Nov 10

Tom Whipple, ASPO-USA

Weekly review including:
- Prices and consumption
- Production cuts
- Investment continues to fall
- The forthcoming IEA report
- Detroit
- Briefs

archived November 11, 2008

ODAC Newsletter - Nov 7

Staff, Oil Depletion Analysis Centre

A digest of news and commentary from a UK peak oil perspective

archived November 7, 2008

Peak oil review - Nov 3

Tom Whipple, ASPO-USA

A weekly digest of peak oil news including:
- Prices and production
- More project delays
- Russia
- The leak
- A report from Britain
- Briefs

archived November 3, 2008

Russia & China - Oct 29

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Putin suggests Russia, China ditch dollar in trade deals
Russia's oil boom: Miracle or mirage?
China sets price for cooperation on climate change

archived October 29, 2008

Energy producers - Oct 28

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Financial Storm Hits Gulf States
The rise (and fall?) of petro-states
As Dubai skyscrapers keep rising, buyers and developers eye world's financial woes

archived October 28, 2008

Peak Oil Review - Oct 27

Tom Whipple, ASPO-USA

A digest of peak oil news including:
- A spreading crisis
- Investment in new production
- Briefs

archived October 27, 2008

Peak Oil Notes - Oct 23

Tom Whipple, ASPO-USA

Mid-week update including:
- Collapsing prices
- The OPEC meeting

archived October 23, 2008