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An analysis of World Energy Outlook 2012 as preparation for an interview with Science

November 29, 2012

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(This blog is my report for ASPO International: http://www.peakoil.net) On 12 November the IEA’s World Energy Outlook report for 2012 (WEO-2012) was presented by the chief economist of that organisation, Dr Fatih Birol. When he did so there was one idea that the journalists in the audience latched on to – that by 2020 the […]

Dr Fahti Birol present World Energy Outlook 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden

November 24, 2012

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On Friday November 23 Dr Fahti Birol presented World Energy Outlook 2012 in Stockholm and the presentation is recorded and available to see from the KTH Video Library. Go to : http://www.kth.se/ece/stabsfunktioner/kth-medieproduktion/showroom/kth-live-1.318500 In the library you go to “Live Show [livestream] Fri”. The presentation is 1:24 long and it starts after 10 minutes from the […]

BP to pay record $4.5 billion fine for Deepwater Horizon disaster

November 16, 2012

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One reflection is that BP is a giant oil company and can absorb these expenses. How can a small company perform these kinds of operations? Before anyone starts to drill in the Artic we should require that they can also pay for a clean-up. This article is from PennEnergy. The illustration is from the book […]

U.S. the New Saudi Arabia? Peak Oilers Scoff

November 13, 2012

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Last night I got a call from Peter Coy, Economics Editor for Bloomberg Businessweek in New York and he wanted to ask some questions about the claim that the United States in the future would export oil. Our discussion is now published on Bollmberg BusinessWeek, Global Economics, Here is a copy of the article: (http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-11-12/u-dot-s-dot-the-new-saudi-arabia-peak-oilers-scoff#disqus_thread). […]

World Energy Outlook 2012 – NYT article focusing on the USA

November 13, 2012

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Today the IEA’s World Energy Outlook for 2012 was released. I will comment on the report when I have had an opportunity to read it. At the moment numerous newspaper articles have misunderstood the contents of WEO2012. For example, an article in the New York Times has been published under the headline: U.S. to Be […]

2005: Analysts: The Oil Price May Double

November 13, 2012

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(Swedish blog below) By chance I found an article that TT (Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå – Sweden’s “national wire service”) published in August 2005. It was published in a number of Swedish newspapers including in Svenska Dagbladet’s section titled “SvD Näringslivs” (SvD Business) and in Uppsala Nya Tidning. The price of oil had risen from $25 per […]

2005: Analytiker: Oljepriset kan dubblas

November 11, 2012

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Av en slump hittade jag en artikel som TT (Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå) skrev i augusti 2005. Den publicerades i ett antal svenska tidningar, bland annat i Svenska Dagbladets del SvD Näringslivs och i Uppsala Nya Tidning. Oljepriset hade då gått upp från 25 dollar per fat 2003 till 67 dollar per fat och frågan som alla […]

The new Peaker sign

November 8, 2012

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My good friend Giovani Lampassi, who is and has been “Director of Photography and Chief Lighting Technician” for many productions in Hollywood (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0483828/) asked this question on Facebook when Kodjo made his Peak Oil sign: “Is he doing the new secret Peaker sign? I kinda like it!” My immediate reaction is “Yes let this be […]

Peak Oil Postponed? – Seminar at the think tank Global Challenge in Stockholm Sweden

November 8, 2012

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Global Challenge: Recently, new data on available oil reserves, new deep-water deposits, oil sands and especially “shale gas” has given rise to concerns about what these resources means from a climate perspective. The seminar “Peak Oil Postponed?” Aims to analyze the importance of these tasks. Charles AS Hall, a professor at SUNY College of Environmental […]

Morgonpasset i P3

November 8, 2012

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Martina, Kodjo, Hanna och Kjell. Notera att Kodjo markerar Peak Oil. Om ni missade min medverkan i Morgonpasset i P3 så kan ni lyssna på det igen. Totalt finns det fyra ljudfiler. Den första hittar ni på: http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=2024&artikel=5339068 De andra tre finns på denna adress: http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=2024&artikel=5339080 Det finns många frågor och jag skall försöka att […]

LIVE: Peak Oil Postponed?

November 7, 2012

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Recently, new data on available oil reserves, new deep-water deposits, oil sands and especially “shale gas” has given rise to concerns about what these resources means from a climate perspective. The seminar “Peak Oil Postponed?” Aims to analyze the importance of these tasks. Charles AS Hall, a professor at SUNY College of Environmental Science and […]

Seminar in Uppsala by Charles A. Hall: Peak oil, declining EROI and our national economies.

November 3, 2012

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On November 6, the Global Energy Systems group is proud to welcome professor Charles A.S. Hall from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry to the Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University. Professor Hall is, for instance, known for introducing the concept of energy return of investment (EROI) and writing the book Energy and […]

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