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A Post Peak Oil World – Will Compassion Flow as Freely

A Post Peak Oil World – Will Compassion Flow as Freely

Sep 30, 2010 at 09:07 | Kurt Cobb

It is often said that the test of any civilization is how it treats its weakest members. Those who are compromised physically, mentally or emotionally create a sort of live-action…

Prediction for the Next Oil Price Shock

Prediction for the Next Oil Price Shock

Sep 30, 2010 at 08:56 | Dave Cohen

Having done some analysis, I've decided to postpone my projection for the next oil price shock. I have moved the date from 2012 ± 1 year to 2013 ± 1…

Are the Rumors About Harvest Natural Resources True?

Are the Rumors About Harvest Natural Resources True?

Sep 29, 2010 at 06:43 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

I have staff around the world constantly monitoring Internet chat rooms in a search of early movers. If they find something interesting, I make a few calls to see how…

Saudi Arabia Increasing Investment in Ghawar Oilfield

Saudi Arabia Increasing Investment in Ghawar Oilfield

Sep 29, 2010 at 06:39 | Al Fin

Saudi Arabia is investing in more advanced technology to increase production from its giant Ghawar oilfield. Most national oil companies are reluctant to invest oil profits in new technology, choosing…

Is Hydrocarbon Man the Next Terrorist Target?

Is Hydrocarbon Man the Next Terrorist Target?

Sep 28, 2010 at 12:22 | Global Intelligence Report

Daniel Yergin, in the prologue to his award winning book, uses the language of anthropology to describe what the human species became in the past century: Hydrocarbon Man. While the…

How to Destroy a Domestic Oil Industry: A Lesson from Hugo Chavez

How to Destroy a Domestic Oil Industry: A Lesson from Hugo Chavez

Sep 28, 2010 at 08:51 | Robert Rapier

Hugo Chavez is putting on a clinic in Venezuela. The theme is “How to Destroy a Domestic Oil Industry.” I have warned for years that this would be the end…

Could Peak Oil be the Saviour of Humanity

Could Peak Oil be the Saviour of Humanity

Sep 28, 2010 at 08:44 | Kurt Cobb

Nobody likes to hear a bleak diagnosis. But without a proper diagnosis, if you have a serious illness, your chances of survival become vanishingly small. Enter Guy McPherson, conservation…

Two International Natural Gas Opportunities

Two International Natural Gas Opportunities

Sep 27, 2010 at 12:08 | Dave Forest

The European Union is taking a serious look at natural gas. Last week, the EU ratified a "gas solidarity" bill for Europe. The measure is aimed at ensuring steady and…

Natural Gas: Does Hydraulic Fracturing Really Cause Earthquakes

Natural Gas: Does Hydraulic Fracturing Really Cause Earthquakes

Sep 27, 2010 at 09:34 | Professor Chris Rhodes

It is concluded that a "plausible cause" of a series of small earthquakes in Texas during 2008 - 2009 is saltwater pumped deep into the earth to recover natural gas,…

Why You Should Buy Brazil's Petrobras

Why You Should Buy Brazil's Petrobras

Sep 27, 2010 at 09:27 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

I often get asked why I haven't been more positive about Brazil (EWZ). The answer is twofold; an upcoming election was about to bring a regime change in the high…


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