A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including:
-Demand, production, and prices
Nigerian Peace Remains Elusive After Oil Region Truce
Obama Visits Africa's 'Oil Gulf'
West Africa: Another Stab at the 'Resource Curse'
A weekly review from a UK perspective
Another perspective on peak oil: Oil patch merger specialist Adam Waterous
Book Review: Blackout by Richard Heinberg
Peak oil v home-made jam
Flashing Lights on the Console: Albert Bates and Heinberg podcast
Iraq: Warily Moving Ahead on Oil Contracts
The Dirty War Against Clean Coal
A Flower Grows in West Africa
My sympathy lies with skeptics. As someone who has written extensively about peak oil, I’ve encountered the human proclivity to hype a situation far beyond any semblance to reality time and time again—the Jack #2 discovery in the Gulf of Mexico comes to mind. Nevertheless, I’m going to say the jury is still out on this one.
Tithing at the Crude Altar
Oil rush: Scramble for Iraq's wealth
Japan and China fight it out for right to mine lithium under Bond's battlefield
James D. Hamilton: "Causes and consequences of the oil shock of 2007-08"
The Net Hubbert Curve: What does it mean?
Global oil and gas E&P spending seen down 15 pct
Former Puerto Rico energy advisor: Peak oil - coming soon but when?
Tertzakian: Demand: The other side of the oil coin
You can see it in the faces of those gathered to hear the latest news on the natural gas industry: Anxiety. Anger. Fear of losing everything they have. Frustration that there seems nothing anyone can do.
Despite Relatively Low Demand, Oil Prices Spike (text and audio)
Greens told no alternative to fossil fuels
Study Shows Expense of Finding Oil, Nat. Gas Soared in 2008