10.4-Original-600dpi-543 February 8, 2016
10.4-Original-600dpi-543 February 8, 2016

Bakken innan oljan: Lutfiskfestival

January 28, 2016

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(English will come) I en kommentar till min blogg om fracking i Bakken i North Dakota skriver min illustratör Olle Qvennerstedt: Intressant läsning om Bakken. Uppe vid Missouriflodens böj, ligger Williston. Där var jag 1985 tillsammans med en redaktör för tidningen Vi, jag tecknade och fotade. Hans skrev: I Williston var det Lutefish Festival. Lutfiskfestival, […]

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Drilling the Praire

January 28, 2016

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Mobile homes and other vehicles are seen parked in a snow covered field outside of Williston, North Dakota March 12, 2013.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY ENVIRONMENT) - RTR3EXPD

How many more wells to drill? This is an interesting map of part of Bakken’s fracking for oil.

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10,000 oil wells drilled in Eagle Ford

January 25, 2016

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Approximately once per month the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) publishes a report covering the number of wells drilled in Eagle Ford. The January report states that 10,140 wells for oil production had been drilled by 1 January 2016. The number of gas wells was just under 5,000 so the total wells now drilled in […]

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Prisras på det svarta guldet

January 24, 2016

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(This blog is about an article in the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, will not be translated)) Aftonbladet har än en gång skrivit om oljan och i samband med det ställt några frågor till mig. Artikeln har rubriken: Prisras på det svarta guldet. Det är Nivette Dawod som skrivit artikeln. Här är ett avsnitt där hon citerar […]

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10 000 borrade oljebrunnar i Eagle Ford

January 24, 2016

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(Separate blog in English) Ungefär en gång per månad lämnar Railroad Commission of Texas en rapport över antal borrade brunnar i Eagle ford och den som kom nu i januari anger att 10 140 brunnar för utvinning av olja hade borrats 1 januari 2016. Antalet gasbrunnar var strax under 5 000 så totalt har man […]

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What will happen with the Iranian stored 40 million barrels of oil?

January 22, 2016

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Image of Swedish oil storage in underground tunnels. / Bilden visar ett av de svenska bergrummen. Iran has announced that it has 40 million barrels of oil stored on tanker ships along its coast. An oil tanker can hold approximately 2 million barrels so 40 million barrels is approximately 20 ships. The question is how […]

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Is the world drowning in oil?

January 20, 2016

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The Economist 1999 2003

In March 1999 the cover of The Economist carried the bold headline “Drowning in Oil”. In December 1998 the price of Brent crude oil had dipped below $10 per barrel to then lie just over that mark. By October 2003 the situation in the oil market had changed and the Economist now carried the headline […]

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Drunknar världen i olja?

January 20, 2016

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The Economist 1999 2003

I mars 1999 täcktes förstasidan på The Economist med den feta rubriken ”Drowning in oil”. I december 1998 hade priset på Brentoljan sjunkit under 10 dollar per fat för att sedan vara just över 10 dollar per fat. I oktober 2003 hade situationen på oljemarknaden förändras och The Economist har nu rubriken ”The End of […]

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The Fracking Year 2015

January 19, 2016

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On New Year’s Eve the players in the fracking industry popped their champagne corks but it was not to celebrate wonderful success as they had done the year before. Rather it was to drown their sorrows. The USA’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) has now released this year’s first Drilling Productivity Report so we can now […]

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Fracking-året 2015

January 16, 2016

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  (English in a separate blog) Då aktörer inom frackingindustrin öppnade sina champagnekorkar på nyårsnatten så var det inte för att fira årets fantastiska framgångar, som man gjorde för ett år sedan, utan snarare för att dränka sina sorger. USA:s energimyndighet har nu släppt årets första Drilling Productivity Report och vi kan nu summera fracking […]

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