Frac’ing Goes Green… The Electric Frac Job Is Here!

Guest commentary by David Middleton This morning, Charles passed a couple of articles on to me about electric fracking. One was from a WUWT Tip submission by RonPE and the other was in an email he received. My first thought was that it might be referring to the use of microwaves to free kerogen from…

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IPCC Demands Peak Oil Now!!!

Guest hyperbole by David Middleton Definition of Hyperbole Hyperbole, derived from a Greek word meaning “over-casting,” is a figure of speech that involves an exaggeration of ideas for the sake of emphasis. Literary Devices IPCC demands Peak Oil now = hyperbole… Or does it? Article / April 23, 2019 OVEREXPOSEDThe IPCC’s report on 1.5°C and the risks of overinvestment…

Trump Signs Executive Orders To Fast-Track Oil And Gas Pipelines

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor President Donald Trump signed two executive orders to speed up oil and gas pipeline projects. Trump seeks to curtail the ability of states, like New York and Washington, to kill vital energy projects. New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo blocked gas pipeline projects, triggering an energy…

2020 Hopeful John Hickenlooper’s Bringing Together Oil Companies And Greens Was More ‘Coercion’ Than ‘Kumbaya,’ Expert Says

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor A free market think tank leader criticized former Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s claim he brought energy and environmental interests together to support methane regulations. “He’s not telling the truth when he says that,” said the Independence Institute’s Amy Oliver Cooke. Hickenlooper is running for president…

Uniformitarian Impact Craters… "Same as it ever was."

Guest essay by David Middleton Over the past few years (2010-2018), WUWT has featured at least 14 posts on the possibility that the Younger Dryas stadial could have been triggered by an impact event.  It’s an interesting debate… Proponents of a Younger Dryas impact event have been able to put forward some interesting evidence; however…

The Solar-Powered Oil Field… An Adjustocene Fable

Guest post by David Middleton This post is sort of a sequel to Charles the Moderator’s “Climate impacts of super-giant oilfields go up with age, Stanford scientists say.”  It was also inspired by comment from my friend Griff on the utility of solar power in oilfields. This section of the article, in particular, caught my…