Tag Archives: BSEE

Surely You’re Joking, Dr. Chu!

With the toner barely dry on Dr. Steven Chu’s resignation from his post as Secretary of Energy, the building of a mythology complete with tales of the Physics professor’s Feynman-esque insight is well underway. Advertisements

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Chemical Safety Board Subpoenas Black Elk re: the West Delta 32 Explosion and Fire

We mourn the loss of life and pray for the missing worker. We wish the injured a speedy recovery. I am dismayed by a new development: U.S. board issues subpoena on offshore platform blast (Reuters) – A U.S. industrial accident … Continue reading

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Cue the Fat Lady

During my company’s eight-year run as an operator in the Gulf of Mexico, we found and produced about one day’s worth of U.S. natural gas consumption and a few hours worth of oil production. That may not sound like much, … Continue reading

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10 Ways Obama Could Reduce Gasoline Prices Now

Obama: No magic bullet to lower gas prices WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says there is no easy answer to the problem of rising energy prices, dismissing Republican plans to address the problem as little more than gimmicks. “We know … Continue reading

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