One Of The US’s Largest Natural Gas Companies Goes Bankrupt. Here’s Why Russia Is Partially To Blame

From The Daily Caller Energy Chris White Tech Reporter April 03, 2020 11:41 AM ET One of the largest shale drillers in the country filed for bankruptcy recently as the natural gas industry deals with a one-two punch of coronavirus fears and Russia’s continued war against U.S. energy producers. Whiting Petroleum became the first giant…

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U.S. Blocks U.N. Resolution on Geoengineering

According to this article in Scientific American The United States joined Saudi Arabia to derail a U.N. resolution that sought to improve the world’s understanding of potential efforts to lace the sky with sunlight-reflecting aerosols or use carbon-catching fans. The two countries were joined by Brazil in blocking the resolution at the U.N. Environment Assembly…

A look at oil production

Saudi Production Profile Guest post by David Archibald World conventional oil production peaked in 2005 and has been on a plateau at about that level ever since. This graph suggests that the market changed from inherent over-supply to inherent tightness in June 2004: Figure 1: World Oil Production and Oil Price 1994 – 2011 World…

Peak Oil – the R/P Ratio re-visited

Guest post by Mike Jonas On Dec 13, Willis Eschenbach posted a convincing (and eloquent as always) argument “The R/P Ratio” against Peak Oil being imminent. I would like to present a different view. In fact I draw the opposite inference from the same statistic. From the BP data [1], Willis argued that the “R/P…