Category Archives: Peak Oil

R.I.P. The Oil Drum, 2005-2013

It was with some dismay that I read this morning of the impending end of The Oil Drum, perhaps the leading “peak oil” blog … … due to scarcity of new content caused by a dwindling number of contributors. Despite … Continue reading

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The Shale Gas Boom as a Game Changer

The combination of horizontal drilling with modern hydraulic fracturing methods is the key that has opened vast new possibilities for our domestic energy supply picture. Realizing those possibilities is up to us, through realistic resource management and intelligent policy decisions. Continue reading

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Climate Change, Climate Skeptics and Climate Fools

Under eleven grafs of organic compost, the NYT Green Blog buries its discomfiting lede: unless we’re willing to get serious about nuclear energy, it’s all just talk. Continue reading

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‘We have more oil and natural gas than anyone thought possible even 5 years ago.’

The domestic oil and gas supply picture is better than it’s been in a generation, and it’s getting better every day. That’s not my opinion; it’s also the conclusion of Adam Sieminski, chief administrator of the Department of Energy’s Energy … Continue reading

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