State of Paralysis
Natural Gas Politics
US steelworkers form unlikely alliance as renewables reinvigorate rustbelt
I am no longer in the directional drilling business due to the industry downturn. Since many of us will not be returning to the oil fields, those who have this experience will be fewer in number, and the demands on their time will be great.
A round of peak oil news, including:
-Production and Prices
At the 2009 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston two weeks ago, the top issues revolved around policy questions more than technology, such as drilling the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and climate change legislation. I saw little in the way of progress, however.
Oil Prices: Norwegian Supply Falls; Is $100 Oil Far Away?
RAND says cost of oil supply disruption worst threat
Tight storage may lead to huge oil price drop
New PhD thesis: Depletion and decline curve analysis in crude oil production
Heritage Oil strikes big in Kurdish Iraq
Oil groups set to end 40-year exile from Iraq
Iraq bloodshed rises as US allies defect
Report: The Interplay between Climate Change and Peak Oil
Blind Spot Trailer
Action on peak oil essential for business survival, say UK transport chiefs
A weekly peak oil review, including
-Production and prices
Is China really going green?
China urged to flex muscles on world struck by recession
China Set to Lead in “New Energy” Car Production
Review: Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air
Giving the Power Grid Some Backbone
From Smokestacks to Your Tank