Market Focus: Energy
- Dec 10 Will the Shale Gas Revolution Make North America’s LNG Ambitions Obsolete? by Jeff Rubin
- Dec 06 BP Pushing the Limits of Technology to Develop Ultra-Deep Fields by Oil Price
- Dec 04 Shell’s Prelude, the World’s Largest Ever Floating Vessel, Hits the Sea by Oil Price
- Nov 27 Despite Reform, Brazil and Mexico Lack Energy Investments by Global Risk Insights
- Nov 22 Apache Oil Corp. Develops Method to Frack without Freshwater by Oil Price
- Nov 21 Unusually Cold Weather May Lead to Spike in Nat Gas by David Kotok
- Nov 21 What Happened to the Future? by Gregor Macdonald
- Nov 19 New 24/7 Hydropower Source Under Development by Oil Price
- Nov 15 5 Facts About Energy Sources by Sober Look
- Nov 15 Is Oil-by-Rail Boom an Accident Waiting to Happen? by Jeff Rubin
Kurt Wulff: The Permian Basin – The Next Big Oil Shale Play
Jim welcomes back Kurt Wulff CFA, Independent Energy Analyst at McDep LLC. Jim and Kurt discuss a variety of energy issues, including Kurt’s observation that the Permian Basin in Texas is still in the early stages of its shale oil and gas development.
Evelyn Browning Garriss: Volcanic Debris in the Arctic Will Create Colder than Average Winter in North America
Jim welcomes back Evelyn Browning Garriss, Editor of The Browning Newsletter. Evelyn discusses the volcanic eruptions in the Arctic air mass over the last two years, and how the result has been a very cold and turbulent polar air mass that will be moving south as winter approaches.
Keith Schaefer: EOG’s New Fracking Technique Is a Game-Changer
Jim welcomes Keith Schaefer, Editor and Publisher of Oil & Gas Investments Bulletin. Keith discusses a new fracking technique developed by EOG Resources that allows wells to produce high initial production that lasts much longer than current fracking techniques.
Kirk Sorensen: China Leads the World in the Development of Thorium Energy
Jim welcomes back Kirk Sorensen, founder of Flibe Energy, which is devoted to the design, development, manufacture and operation of liquid-fluoride thorium reactors. While the US recession has slowed the growth of electricity demand, Kirk notes that the US is beginning to retire old coal and nuclear plants.
Peak Oil Reports
- BP Energy Outlook 2030
- BP Statistical Review
- DoE: Critical Materials Strategy
- IEA Oil Market Report
- Oil: The Next Revolution (Harvard)
- Sustainable Energy Security (Chatham)
- The Oil Crunch (ITPOES)
- Shell Energy Scenarios to 2050
- Status of World Oil Reserves ($)
- The Next Oil Shock (NZ Parliament)
- The Export Capacity Index (ASPO-USA)
"Oil and natural gas are depleting resources. Investment in these areas will be important in the years ahead." — Jim Puplava
"...we passed the peak on December 16, 2005." — Kenneth S. Deffeyes