Monthly Archives: September 2011

Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition, Lafayette, LA Oct 25-27

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Hubbert’s Peak or Yergin’s Plateau?

In 1956, Shell geologist M. King Hubbert correctly predicted that oil production in the United States would reach a peak around 1970. Since his Peak Oil theory fits so well with the Malthusian worldview of “Progressives”, anti-capitalists and anarchists, Hubbert … Continue reading

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Good News: Oil Drilling Off Florida Begins Nov. 1. Bad News: It’s in Cuba.

While it’s been the subject of rumor, gossip and misinformation for the last several years, this time it’s real: drilling off the north shore of Cuba is scheduled to begin November 1. Six wells are planned to be drilled with … Continue reading

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Louisiana Dems Field >>Zero<< Credible Candidates in Statewide Qualifying

Huey Long must be turning over in his grave. Qualifying closed today for Louisiana’s Fall 2011 statewide elections, and the once super-dominant Democratic Party has failed to field a single credible candidate for statewide office. Not a single one. Louisiana’s … Continue reading

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Rx for Job Growth, Federal Revenue and Energy Security: Drill, Obama, Drill!

The Gulf Economic Survival Team (GEST) is a consortium of large and small companies that have been negatively affected by the Department of the Interior’s bureaucratic overreaction to the BP oil spill. Earlier this year, GEST commissioned a study by … Continue reading

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