Peak Oil Demand and the Middle East: Even More Bad News?

Guest essay by Tilak Doshi – Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore It would seem that the Middle East oil producers cannot get enough of…

Forbes: The Shipping Industry is Subsidising the Oil Industry by buying Oil

Forbes has set a new benchmark in green attempts to somehow demonstrate fossil fuels are subsidised, by suggesting that shipping companies buying heavy fuel oil of their own free will…

The Conversation: Buy Oil Shares to Combat Climate Change

Professors trying to explain that divestment puts money into the pockets of fossil fuel investors

This Week’s Peak Permian Prediction? Why “Peak Permian” is almost an oxymoron.

Guest “déjà vu all over again” by David Middleton Will The Permian Peak This Year? By Anes Alic – Jan 16, 2020 Ticker: Just a few years back, the U.S. shale industry…

Another Permian Basin Peak Oil Prediction… Yawn.

Guest “who fracking cares?” by David Middleton What is so newsworthy about peak oil predictions? The latest is from someone named Adam Waterous and it’s all over the news. This…

NYT: President Trump to Drop Climate Change from Federal Infrastructure Planning

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to NYT, President Trump has moved to modify a 50 year old rule which requires Federal Agencies to consider the “cumulative consequences” of new…

Why is the Brazil oil spill still described as “mysterious”?

Guest “why?” by David Middleton Mysterious oil spill threatens marine biodiversity haven in Brazil By Herton Escobar Nov. 4, 2019 , 4:50 PM Marine scientists in Brazil are closely monitoring the…

Predictions are Hard, Especially About the Future

Gasoline vs Electric Vehicle Future Fuel Costs This was originally a comment on David Middleton’s post, https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/10/31/the-oil-age-is-doing-just-fine-bloomberg-new-energy-finance-notwithstanding/ The original comment was from Detengineer, in reply to another comment from Mark,…

ExxonMobil & Chevron Eviscerate Democrat Frac’ing Ban Fantasies

Guest “that was easy” by David Middleton Like most Bloomberg energy articles, this is very stupidly written… Starting off with the headline that implies that “Warren’s fracking ban” is something…

Another Ignorant Forecast of the Death of the Shale Boom

Guest “riiiight” by David Middleton From the perpetually wrong Nick Cunningham at Oil Price Dot Com… US Shale Production Is Set For A Steep DeclineBy Nick Cunningham – Oct 01,…