Monthly Archives: October 2010

Only One-Third Believe in Man-Made Global Warming

Despite a constant drumbeat of apocalyptic warnings from the press and a “scientific consensus”, only one in three Americans believes that the earth’s climate is warming, and that the warming is caused by humans. In 2006, AGW believers comprised 50% … Continue reading

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Charlie Sheen scores unassisted triple-entendre: flip-out was ‘overblown’.

Link: Charlie Sheen scores unassisted triple-entendre: flip-out was ‘overblown’. “Overblown” as in overhyped? As in “too much blow”? As in “too much porn star?

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Oil & Gas Journal: Regulators Gone Wild! #rsrh

Link: Oil & Gas Journal: Regulators Gone Wild! #rsrh Clipped from http://www.ogj.com Lax congressional oversight has let regulators go wild Among the most aggressive regulators have been leaders at the two agencies with most influence over energy policy: the Environmental … Continue reading

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Amer. Petroleum Inst. safety standards made available online.

Link: Amer. Petroleum Inst. safety standards made available online. For the geniuses who find the industry lacking in its commitment to safety, you are invited to peruse the Standards and Recommended Practices and educate yourself. All you have to do … Continue reading

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Energy Policy Outrage, II: ‘Windmills Are Pretty!’

Despite the inefficiency, unreliability and poor economics of wind energy, even the biggest skeptic would acknowledge the appeal of the Bird Cuisinart to anyone interested in the elusive goal of Energy Independence. After all, the wind is free, right? The … Continue reading

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Nobel winner Gore in Sweden: "I’ll just be an hour. Keep the engine running." #rsrh

Link: Nobel winner Gore in Sweden: “I’ll just be an hour. Keep the engine running.” #rsrh What a dillweed.

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Energy Policy Outrage: ‘OPEC has plenty of oil.’

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management of the Department of the Interior published a 33-page Interim Final Rule covering new oil and gas drilling regulations for the Offshore. Buried within the bowels of this beast is a perfunctory assessment of … Continue reading

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Cargo Cult: Save the planet with fewer, longer emails. #rsrh

Link: Cargo Cult: Save the planet with fewer, longer emails. #rsrh Oh, my word.

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BOP forensics & final report will take until 1Q 2011.

Link: BOP forensics & final report will take until 1Q 2011. Clipped from http://www.ogj.com Report deadline extended on failed Deepwater Horizon BOP USCG and BOEMRE officials said they granted the extension to allow additional time for testing the BOP and … Continue reading

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WSJ on court smackdown of new drilling rules. #rsrh

Link: WSJ on court smackdown of new drilling rules. #rsrh As WSJ points out, the slowdown affects thousands of jobs, while Obama and Salazar thumb their noses at the court.

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