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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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Words in Davos from Saudi Aramco´s CEO

January 19, 2017

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Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest oil company and its president and CEO Amin Nasser has, together with a panel from the Wall Street Journal, discussed the future of oil in Davos. In a report from the meeting it is mentioned that he made the following statement, “The kingdom [of Saudi Arabia] has a capacity […]

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What to expect from president Trump?

January 18, 2017

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Vi närmar oss fredagen den 20 januari och de flesta av oss har förmodligen olika åsikter om ”president elect” Trump, som då blir USA:s näste president. Som en åskådare i Sverige långt från händelserna centrum kan man ha åsikter, men självklart har dessa åsikter ingen betydelse.  Den politiska spelplanen i USA de närmaste åren är […]

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Fracking as ”Swing Producer”

January 16, 2017

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The price of oil is rising and a clear signal is that it has not fallen during the autumn. We can expect that it will increase as we move towards summer. The question is how the higher price will affect the fracking industry. An average of the first month’s well productivity in Eagle Ford is […]

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