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Peak Petroleum Engineer?

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Green Energy Hypocrisy: Do As I Say, Not As I Do. #rsrh

A U.K. government commissioned study found that people who claim to be concerned with global warming actually use more electricity than those who do not. The Telegraph reported: Those who say they are concerned about the prospect of climate change … Continue reading

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The Real Shale Revolution #rsrh

Fracking has captured the imagination because it is controversial, sounds sinister and like an expletive, makes for good headlines . But that has obscured the far more important role played by horizontal drilling in enabling oil and gas to be … Continue reading

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The Craigslist Restaurant Letter is Bullshit

http://bostonherald.com/entertainment/food_dining/fork_lift/2014/07/nyc_restaurant_claims_cell_phone_fixation_ruins_dining Are you telling me a Manhattan restaurant figures out that its table turns are cut in half, but the first clue they have of it is when they start getting roasted on Yelp for slow service? And they can’t … Continue reading

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Note that Matt Yglesias can’t count. #rsrh @voxdotcom

At Vox.com, Matthew Yglesias takes two minutes or less to demonstrate that interpreting graphics is not his strong suit.* Map: The 25 cities nobody wants to live in Note that six of the unlucky 25 are in Michigan … Note … Continue reading

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North Dakota oil surge hits 1 million bbl per day milestone. #rsrh

WILLISTON, North Dakota (AP) — North Dakota has joined the ranks of the few places in the world that produce more than a million barrels of oil per day, due in large part to the rich Bakken shale formation in … Continue reading

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God Bless the Cheneys

Despite clear evidence of the dire need for American leadership around the world, the desperation of our allies and the glee of our enemies, President Obama seems determined to leave office ensuring he has taken America down a notch. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Greenpeace is a little less green. #rsrh

Greenpeace International said that one of its employees lost 3.8 million euros ($5,156,000) on rogue forex trades. The non-governmental environmental organization said the losses were "a result of a serious error of judgment" by one of its employees in the … Continue reading

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WTI rises to eight-month high on escalating Iraq conflict

World Oil Magazine MARK SHENK NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — West Texas Intermediate rose to an eight-month high and Brent surged as violence escalated across northern and central Iraq, increasing the prospect of a return to civil war in OPEC’s second-biggest … Continue reading

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Velvet Underground music break

A midday music feature from a few weeks back at nola.com. I endorse the idea, but would not have featured any song sung by Nico. Chacon a son goût, as I always say. http://www.nola.com/music/index.ssf/2014/03/the_velvet_underground_is_your.html#incart_river_default Weird postscript stands out: Coincidentally, former … Continue reading

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