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Stabil produktion av skifferolja (thigt oil) pressar priset på olja

September 28, 2017

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(English will come) I september 2014, nu för tre år sedan, började oljepriset rasa och vid årsskiftet hade det sjunkit från $90 till $60 per fat. En av anledningarna till prisraset var den kraftiga produktionsökningen av skifferolja i USA. Produktionen hos individuella frackade brunnar sjunker mycket snabbt och det betyder att det krävs måna nya […]

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SvD ENERGY SUMMIT 2017 (del 1)

September 22, 2017

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(Swdish below) Every year, SvD Industry [a Swedish business journal] organizes an Energy Summit. This year, the conference was opened with a presentation by some heavy hitters in the energy sector: the Minister for Energy Ibrahimi Bavlan; the EU-commission’s head in Sweden, Katarina Areskoung Mascarenhas; the general director of the Energy Authority, Erik Bransma; and […]

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Fracking (Tight Oil) delays Peak Oil by some years / Fracking (Tight oil) förskjuter Peak Oil med några år

April 16, 2017

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(Swedish below) I have received a request from someone for permission to present one of our older Peak Oil figures in a planned book, a figure that can be compared with that published by Colin Campbell and me in 2003. That image is shown below and can be found in my book from 2012, Peaking […]

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The Paris Agreement requires more fossil energy than the world’s reserves

April 7, 2017

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DEBATE: The climate agreement in Paris assumed increased consumption of fossil fuels during this entire century and five times as much nuclear energy as currently to allow economic growth to continue. This is unrealistic when access to coal, oil and natural gas will be insufficient, writes Kjell Aleklett, Professor Emeritus of Uppsala University at Global […]

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Why is not Saudi Arabia on the Trump’s executive order on immigration?

February 7, 2017

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Many wonder why not Saudi Arabia is among the countries in Trump’s executive order on immigration. The list of countries whose citizens are not allowed to enter the United States. If you read the State Department information on U.S. Relations With Saudi Arabia, you can perhaps get an explanation:   U.S. Assistance to Saudi Arabia […]

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Response on the blog “Fracking as Swing Producer”

February 3, 2017

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I have got a response from Norman on my blog “Fracking as Swing Producer”, and as I think that the response is important I publish it as a new blob. A large part of the significant reduction of the average cost of US shale oil wells is merely temporary. Much of the cost decline is […]

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The Swedish parliamentarians receive the book, “A world addicted to oil”

February 1, 2017

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  Last Friday the last load of 349 letters each with a copy of our book, “A World Addicted to Oil” was delivered to the Swedish parliament and our parliamentarians. During the week they should have opened their letters, read my comments on the book and, hopefully, begun to read it. Some lines from the […]

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Production Decline Curves of Tight Oil Wells in Eagle Ford Shale

February 1, 2017

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(Swedish below) The research that began in 2013-14 when I was a guest professor at the University of Texas in Austin became first a graduate thesis (by Linnéa Lund) and was then developed into a scientific paper in the journal Natural Resources Research. The paper is titled Production Decline Curves of Tight Oil Wells in […]

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Riksdagsledamöter får boken ”En värld drogad av olja”

January 31, 2017

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  (English in separate blog) I fredags levererades sista lasset med totalt 349 brev med vår bok ”En värld drogad av olja” till riksdagshuset och våra riksdagsledamöter (totalt 350 kg). Under veckan bör de öppna brevet, läsa mina kommentarer till boken, och förhoppningsvis börja läsa boken. Några rader från brevet: Bokens innehåll finns beskriven på […]

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Föreläsning på Kungliga Myntkabinettet om ”En värld drogad av olja”

January 22, 2017

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(Only in Swedish) Myntkabinettet börjar vårens föreläsningsserie onsdag 25 januari kl 18. Från kl 17-18 serverar man soppa då det också finns möjligheter att diskutera med författarna till boken ”En värld drogad av olja”. Här är deras anonsering av föredraget: Onsdag 25 januari kl 18, soppa kl 17-18 En värld drogad av olja Kjell Aleklett, professor […]

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