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U.S. could become the world’s top liquid fuels producer, but how much does it matter?

January 9, 2013

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In a report dated 20 December 2012 the Energy Information Administration compares liquid fuel production in the USA and Saudi Arabia. In the report they write: “EIA’s December 2012 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) projected that U.S. crude oil and liquid fuels production (comprising crude oil, natural gas liquids, renewables and oxygenates, and refinery processing gain) […]

Today, BBC Radio 4; Is ‘peak oil theory’ delayed by fracking?

January 9, 2013

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(Swedish below) The programme Today on BBC Radio 4 was to begin with news at 7 AM and then, at 7.15 AM the segment on Peak Oil was to begin. Yesterday they had said that it was to be a longer segment of 6 minutes and I was prepared for it. Seth Kleinman began and […]

Fracking and BBC Radio 4

January 8, 2013

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(Swedish below) A moment ago I was contacted by Simon Tulett, Business Broadcast Journalist, at BBC Radio 4. He wants me to participate in tomorrow’s “Today” programme that is broadcast from 7 AM Swedish time (6 am G.T.). The theme will be “has shale gas/fracking ended the peak oil debate?” Someone from Citigroup who asserts […]

Offshore production and investments

January 8, 2013

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Thunder horse (Swedish below) In today’s edition of Svenska Dagbladet Industry [the business section of one of Sweden’s major broadsheet newspapers] Björn Lindahl has published an article on activities and investment on the world’s seas. (I cannot find it on the internet.) He states that 59,000 freight ships ply the world’s oceans and that the […]

Comments on comments to the Brännpunkt [“Focus”] article about oil and EU.

January 6, 2013

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(To Swedish text) Comments on the comments made following the “Focus” article (Brännpunkt) in Svenska Dagbladet: “The EU must drastically reduce its oil imports”. ”Focus” gave its readers the opportunity to comment on my article published recently there. As one engaged in the peak oil debate I should respond to them. There are those who […]

“Peak Oil” at Moderna Museet in Stockholm / ”Peak Oil” på Moderna Museet i Stockholm.

January 4, 2013

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(Swedish below) Today I have visited Moderna Museet [“The Modern Museum”] in Stockholm with my grandchildren Arvid and Olof, their parents and grandmother. When we entered the exhibition hall we encountered the fairly recently donated artwork “Drums” by artist Olav Wesphalen who was born in Germany but lives and works in Stockholm and New York. […]

Happy New Energy Mix Year

January 1, 2013

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It still takes one hour before my friends on the USA West Coast celebrate the New Year. My blog has Greenwich Mean Time. I’m honored that 600 persons mead 1000 visits to my blog on the last day of 2012. To all of you visiting my blog in 2012, I want to say thank you […]