What would life be like without fossil fuels such as gas and oil?

Leftists like Bill McKibben of 350.org suffer from irrational fantasies that lead them to believe that we can move society forward without all the benefits that petroleum brings to our modern society. They’re dead wrong of course, and this short humorous video illustrates just what life might be like without the many products and energy…

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Economist Foresees “Quick Decline” in US Oil Production

Guest gainsaying by David Middleton U.S. Oil Production Is Headed For A Quick Decline By Philip Verleger – Mar 11, 2019 The most recent forecasts published by the US Energy Information Administration show US oil production increasing steadily. The February Short-Term Energy Outlook sees the output from US wells rising from 11.9 million barrels per day at…

Another Failed Energy Prediction: Peak Oil Demand

Guest post by David Middleton BP’s ‘Peak Oil’ Demand Prediction Falls Flat By Jude ClementeFebruary 22, 2019 Always mandatory reading, BP just released its Energy Outlook 2019. It has caused quite a stir again this year. But, this time the commotion that I see surrounds BP’s forecast that the global war on plastics will be the main factor…

Saudi Aramco CEO: “Not losing any sleep over ‘peak oil demandʼ or ‘stranded resourcesʼ” and the reality of energy transition.

Guest post by David Middleton If Alexandria Occasional Cortex and the rest of the Green New Deal nitwits only had the mental capacity to understand Amin H. Nasser’s 2018 CERA presentation… “Lifting the hood on the real future facing the petroleum industry” HOUSTON, Texas, U.S., March 06, 2018 Remarks by Amin H. Nasser, Saudi Aramco President…

Peak Oil Postponed Again: “USGS Identifies Largest Continuous Oil and Gas Resource Potential Ever”… And it’s in the Permian Basin

Guest congratulating by David Middleton USGS Announces Largest Continuous Oil Assessment in Texas and New Mexico Release Date: NOVEMBER 28, 2018 Estimates Include 46.3 Billion Barrels of Oil, 281 Trillion Cubic feet of Natural Gas, and 20 Billion Barrels of Natural Gas Liquids in Texas and New Mexico’s Wolfcamp Shale and Bone Spring Formation. WASHINGTON…

Oil Production at 100 million bbl/d: “Twin peaks straining the system to the limit”? Or just another day at the office in a highly resilient industry?

Guest commentary by David Middleton From the International Energy Agency’s Oil Market Report (OMR): Home » Newsroom » News » 2018 » October OMR: Twin Peaks 12 October 2018 Both global oil demand and supply are now close to new, historically significant peaks at 100 mb/d, and neither show signs of ceasing to grow any…