Beyond Petroleum Part Deux: “BP sees ‘peak oil’ in 2020s”

Guest “Looney Toons” by David Middleton OPEC cuts oil demand forecasts, BP sees ‘peak oil’ in 2020sSeptember 14, 2020 LONDON (AP) — Developing countries’ difficulty in containing the spread of…

Chevron’s Answer to Climate Change: Drill, Baby, Drill!

Guest “this is fracking hilarious” by David Middleton Chevron’s Answer to Climate Change Is to Keep Drilling for OilThe energy giant believes it can still wring years of profits from…

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…

Peak Oil, Abiotic Oil & EROEI: Real(ish) Things That Don’t Matter, Part One: Peak Oil

Guest Seinfeld routine by David Middleton The plots of the Seinfeld TV show often revolved around trivializing important things and blowing trivial things out of proportion. While not a Seinfeld…

Peak Ghawar: A Peak Oiler’s Nightmare

Alternate title: No… “The biggest Saudi oil field is [NOT] fading faster than anyone guessed”… Part Trois: Why Peak Oil Is Irrelevant and the Perpetually Refilling Abiotic Oil Field Is…

To Peak or Not to Peak? That is the question.

By Mike Jonas, A lot has been written about Peak Oil recently – perhaps more in comments than in WUWT articles themselves – and the “Not to Peak”-ers seem to…

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…

M. King Meets the EIA

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Dramatis Personae: The “EIA” is the US Energy Information Agency, the US agency in charge of data about energy production, consumption, and use. It has just…

Conventional Wisdom, Unconventional Oil

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s a discussion over at Judith Curry’s excellent blog, about peak oil. I find the whole madness surrounding peak oil to be one more example…

Cheap Natural Gas, but wait – there's more

Guest post by Ric Werme One minor sign of fall where I live is the arrival of a letter from the gas utility announcing the “Fixed Price Option (FPO) lock-in…