Oil Derrick

Game Changer: Huge Alaskan Oil Find

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Oilprice.com has announced discovery of 1.2 billion barrels of oil on Alaska’s North Slope, which they expect will revitalise Alaska’s oil industry. Huge Oil Find Could Save Alaska’s Oil Sector By Nick Cunningham – Mar 10, 2017, 1:30 PM CST Spanish oil firm Repsol SA just announced the largest onshore oil discovery…

Diogenes searching for honest energy policies

Renewable energy is defective solution in search of a problem, money and power Guest essay by Paul Driessen The Greek philosopher Diogenes reportedly carried an oil lamp during the daytime, the better to help him find an honest man. People everywhere should join Congress and the Trump Administration in search of honest energy and climate…

Eastern and south-eastern Australia domestic gas production (excluding LNG), 2017−36

Green Craziness: Deepening Aussie Energy Crisis

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A combination of green inspired state moratoria on gas exploration, coupled with growing gas export capacity, and politically motivated closures of coal plants, has created a looming shortfall in Australian energy supply. Energy shortages in 2018-19 without national reform, market operator warns Australian Energy Market Operator predicts shortfalls in New…

Science deniers in the wind industry

The human health consequences of manipulated measurements Guest essay by Helen Schwiesow Parker, PhD, LCP Like the tobacco industry before it, the wind industry has spent decades vehemently denying known harmful consequences associated with its product, while promoting its fraudulent feel-good image. Dismissing or denying the serious health impacts of industrial-scale wind turbines is wishful…

A TALE OF TWO SIGMOIDS

Guest essay by Todd “Ike” Kiefer, Captain, U.S. Navy (retired) Figure 1 – Symmetric Sigmoid (red) v. Classic Sigmoid (blue) This piece is a response to the excellent discussion begun by Andy May on 17 Feb. I am in firm agreement with the substance of his essay, but would like to expand and explore a…