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Is Peak Oil Dead? – An Interview with Martin Payne

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Below are excerpts from an interview with noted peak oil commentator Martin Payne by ASPO-USA Co-Founder Steve Andrews Q: The industry deserves major kudos for the largest year-over-year increase in US oil production during 2012.  What’s your sense for how long that type of gain might continue? A:  Both the Bakken and Eagle Ford are […]

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Peak Oil Review – 29 July 2013

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By Tom Whipple 1.  Oil and the Global Economy Oil prices dropped last week for the first time in more than a month. After having increased by $14 a barrel in the previous 30 days, NY futures were down by $4 a barrel last week closing at $104.70.  In London, oil which had risen only […]

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Results – 2013 Member-Reader Survey

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Results – 2013 Member-Reader Survey

Thanks to everyone who responded to our member-reader survey. We received more than 400 responses and hundreds of individual comments–most of them positive we are pleased to report, but also some much-appreciated constructive criticism. Below are graphs summarizing responses to the multiple choice questions which give a basic but important snapshot of our member-readers. The […]

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Peak Oil Review – 22 July 2013

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By Tom Whipple 1.  Oil and the Global Economy Futures trading last week resulted in a $2 a barrel increase in the price of New York crude and little change in London which closed at $108.07.  At the close London crude was only two cents a barrel higher than NY, the narrowest close in nearly […]

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Peak Oil Review – 15 July 2013

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By Tom Whipple 1. Oil and the Global Economy Oil prices continued to climb last week so that NY oil futures are now up nearly $9 a barrel since late June and over $20 a barrel since mid-May.  London’s Brent oil, which closed just below $109 on Friday is now within $6 of the three-year […]

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Randy Udall – A Comet Passes

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By Sally Odland, Steve Andrews, and John Theobald There are only two ways to live your life.  One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.       – Albert Einstein Last week our universe was rent asunder by the untimely death of our great friend, colleague and mentor, […]

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Peak Oil Review – 8 July 2013

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By Tom Whipple 1.  Oil and the Global Economy Oil prices climbed circa $9 a barrel in NY and $7 a barrel in London during the last two weeks largely due to the unrest in Egypt. New York futures rose to a 14 month high on Friday of $103.22 and London settled at $107.72 leaving […]

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Peak Oil Review – 1 July 2013

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By Tom Whipple 1.  Oil and the Global Economy Oil prices rose slowly last week, reaching nearly $97.63 in New York and 103.50 in London before falling back to close at $96.56 in NY and $102.13 on profit-taking Friday. Driving the market higher last week were flooding in Alberta which slowed the flow of oil […]

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