Petrodollars & US dollar

Economics - Oct 5

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Dollar's double blow from Vietnam and Qatar
Can a plucky U.S. economy surmount $80 oil?
Life and debt in suburbia
Finance Round-Up from TOD:Canada

archived October 5, 2007

As the world burns

Richard Heinberg, MuseLetter / Energy Bulletin

Altogether, it was an extraordinary 30 days. Yet so far there’s been no instantaneous economic implosion, and there’s not much blood in the streets (except perhaps in Myanmar), and so the mainstream media can safely focus on the truly vital issues like O.J. Simpson’s current legal scrapes and Britney Spears’s performance at the MTV awards.

archived October 3, 2007

Economics - Oct 2

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Finance Round-ups from TOD: Canada
A Dollar beyond the eighties

Hold onto your wallet

archived October 2, 2007

Geopolitics - Sept 27

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Dilip Hiro: It's the oil, stupid (Iraq)
Bolivia's Evo to UN: "Let’s respect our Mother Earth"

An international court to try ecological crimes?
Iran gets over 70pc oil income in non-US currencies

archived September 27, 2007

Peak Oil Review - September 24th, 2007

Tom Whipple, ASPO-USA

An executive summary of weekly news from a peak oil perspective, featuring:
- ASPO-6 last week; ASPO-Houston next month (Oct 17-20)

- Production and Prices

- The Dollar Falls

- Energy Briefs

archived September 24, 2007

The dollar - Sept 23

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Fate of currencies pegged to the dollar
Saudi riyal hits 21-year high

Fears of dollar collapse as Saudis take fright
Dollar plunges on fears Saudis might drop peg

archived September 23, 2007

Geopolitics - Sept 20

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Big oil's waiting game over Iraq's reserves
After Iraq, no one should bank on cheap oil
Greenspan: Euro gains as reserve choice
Interview with Chris Cook, inventor of the Iran oil bourse

archived September 20, 2007

Geopolitics - Sept 17

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Petroleos de Venezuela to convert accounts away from dollars
Greenspan clarifies Iraq war, oil link

Iraq oil reality vs the NY Times
Wesley Clark: The next war
Shortfalls in Russian oil deliveries to Germany

archived September 17, 2007

Economics - Aug 14

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Stoneleigh: The resurgence of risk - a primer on the developing credit crunch
Kunstler: Margin call

archived August 14, 2007

Oil and geopolitics - July 16

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Iran asks Japan to pay for oil with yen, not dollars
Cheney pushes Bush to act on Iran

Energising Russia's geopolitical goals
Guide to the struggle over Iraq's oil

archived July 16, 2007