• 4 minutes Mueller Report Brings Into Focus Obama's Attempted Coup Against Trump
  • 7 minutes Countries with the most oil and where they're selling it
  • 10 minutes Stack gas analyzers
  • 13 minutes What Would Happen If the World Ran Out of Crude Oil?
  • 1 hour US Military Spends at least $81 Billion Protecting OPEC Persian Gulf Oil Shipping Lanes (16% DoD Budget)
  • 2 hours Climate Change Protests
  • 3 hours Oil at $40
  • 3 hours "Undeniable" Shale Slowdown?
  • 6 hours U.S. Refiners Planning Major Plant Overhauls In Second Quarter
  • 5 hours China To Promote Using Wind Energy To Power Heating
  • 18 hours Mueller Report Brings Into Focus Trump's Attempts to Interfere in the Special Counsel Investigation
  • 30 mins How many drilling sites are left in the Permian?
  • 2 hours Gas Flaring
  • 14 hours Ecoside
  • 12 hours Japan’s Deflation Mindset Could Be Contagious
  • 2 hours Negative Gas Prices in the Permian
  • 1 day Trudeau Faces a New Foe as Conservatives Retake Power in Alberta
Dave Summers

Bit Tooth Energy

Contributor since: 29 Sep 2011

Dave Summers

David (Dave) Summers is a Curators' Professor Emeritus of Mining Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology (he retired in 2010). He directed the Rock Mechanics and Explosives Research Center at MO S&T off and on from 1976 to 2008, leading research teams that developed new mining and extraction technologies, mainly developing the use of high-pressure waterjets into a broad range of industrial uses. While one of the founders of The Oil Drum, back in 2005, he now also writes separately at Bit Tooth Energy.

Latest articles from Dave

Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News