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Peak Oil Video Nears 300K Views

By on 30 Apr 2012 in Other with 0 Comments

ASPO-USA would like to congratulate Incubate Pictures for the huge success of its recent online video. Working in conjunction with the Post Carbon Institute, Incubate created a 30-minute animated documentary on Peak Oil, energy-return-on-investment, renewable energy and other key energy challenges. EDITORIAL NOTE:  the title “There’s No Tomorrow” is rather unfortunate, given the spirit of […]

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Now Playing at a Computer Near You: The ASPO-USA Webinar Series

By on 30 Apr 2012 in Other with 0 Comments

By Jan Mueller, Executive Director ASPO-USA As many Peak Oil Review readers know, ASPO-USA has launched a regular webinar series to provide in-depth analysis and discussion of a wide variety of Peak Oil and energy-related topics.  You may have seen information regarding the first two webinars held this past month-one on shale gas featuring Art […]

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Peak Oil Review – April 30, 2012

By on 30 Apr 2012 in Other with 0 Comments

Download Full PDF 1. Oil and the Global Economy In a week dominated by shifting economic news, oil traded in a narrow range ending up a dollar or so a barrel at week’s end with NY oil just below $105 and London just below $120. NY gasoline futures, which at one point were trading 40 […]

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Peak Oil Review – April 23, 2012

By on 23 Apr 2012 in Other with 0 Comments

Download Full PDF 1. Oil and the Global Economy Last week, the oil markets were mixed with NY oil finishing the week up a bit to a close of $103.88 and London closing down a couple of dollars at $118.64. With the Iranian nuclear negotiations underway the level of bellicose rhetoric has dropped considerably. However […]

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The World is Finite, Isn’t It?

By on 16 Apr 2012 in Other with 0 Comments
The World is Finite, Isn’t It?

(Note: Commentaries do not necessarily represent the position of ASPO-USA. This post was originally published April 6, 2012 in Tad’s blog, LifeItself.) By Tadeusz Patzek Yesterday I gave a presentation to a group of distinguished business leaders.  In my presentation, I tried to show that the global rate of production of petroleum and the associated […]

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Peak Oil Review – April 16, 2012

By on 16 Apr 2012 in Other with 0 Comments

Download Full PDF 1. Oil and the Global Economy Oil prices closed largely unchanged Friday after mid-week weakness on signs that the global economy is slowing and lower tensions in the Middle East. New York gasoline futures, while still a few cents per gallon below recent highs, rebounded after the week’s stocks report showed a […]

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Peak Oil Review – April 9, 2012

By on 9 Apr 2012 in Other with 0 Comments

Download Full PDF 1. Oil and the Global Economy Oil prices were little changed in a holiday-shortened trading week. After climbing on Monday in response to economic news; falling on Tuesday and Wednesday after reports of an unexpectedly large build in US crude stocks; and rebounding on Thursday on what were at first thought to […]

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DOE Responds to ASPO-USA – Too Little, Too Late … or a Good First Step?

By on 3 Apr 2012 in Other with 0 Comments

By Jim Baldauf, President & Co-founder, ASPO-USA (Note: Commentaries do not necessarily represent the position of ASPO-USA) In October 2011, ASPO-USA conducted a news conference in front of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) headquarters in Washington DC to express deep concerns about the reliability of projections for future oil and gas supplies by DOE and […]

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DOE Responds to ASPO-USA – Too Little, Too Late … or a Good First Step?

By on 3 Apr 2012 in Other with 0 Comments

By Jim Baldauf, President & Co-founder, ASPO-USA (Note: Commentaries do not necessarily represent the position of ASPO-USA) In October 2011, ASPO-USA conducted a news conference in front of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) headquarters in Washington DC to express deep concerns about the reliability of projections for future oil and gas supplies by DOE and […]

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Peak Oil Review – April 2, 2012

By on 2 Apr 2012 in Other with 0 Comments

Download Full PDF 1. Oil and the Global Economy NY oil began the week around $107 a barrel and closed Friday just below $103. Most of the drop came on Tuesday and Wednesday in response to the weekly stocks report which showed US crude inventories climbing by 7.1 million barrels. In London, where traders are […]

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EIA Responds to ASPO-USA’s Letter to Energy Secretary Steven Chu

By on 1 Apr 2012 in Other with 0 Comments

In October 2011, ASPO-USA conducted a news conference in front of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) headquarters in Washington D.C. to express deep concerns about the reliability of projections for future oil and gas supplies by DOE and the Energy Information Administration. Representatives of ASPO-USA presented a letter to DOE Secretary Steven Chu which […]

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Happy April Fool’s Day !

By on 1 Apr 2012 in Other with 0 Comments

We hope you enjoyed our little bit of fun on this April Fool’s Sunday.  Unfortunately, many people, including policymakers and influential leaders, are willing to believe a lot of “funny” notions when it comes to oil and energy.  That is why ASPO-USA’s work is more vital than ever. ASPO-USA does not profess to hold the […]

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