Market Focus: Energy
- Aug 29 U.S. Dominates Globe in Biofuel Production by Robert Rapier
- Aug 28 New Technology Could End the Debate Over Pipeline Safety by Oil Price
- Aug 26 Scotland Is Building the World’s Largest Tidal Array by Oil Price
- Aug 25 U.S. Warms to Clean Energy by Oil Price
- Aug 21 Dropping Oil Prices Threaten Moscow’s Budget by Oil Price
- Aug 20 Five Regions Where Big Oil Is Foolishly Chasing Profits by Oil Price
- Aug 19 Has the 2014-2016 Crisis Window Been Delayed? by FS Staff
- Aug 19 Novel Fuel Resources, the Force of Economics and the Renewed East–West Power Struggle by Oliver Inderwildi PhD
- Aug 14 Why Natural Gas Prices Collapsed by Robert Rapier
- Aug 01 Oilfield Services: Poised to Outperform? by Monty Guild
The Big Picture with Jim Puplava & Erik Townsend (Part 1)
In part-one of a special two-part Big Picture conversation between Jim Puplava and Erik Townsend, they take on the topic of Peak Oil. Is it a disproven idea, or just delayed? What are the new timelines, and is the US really on the cusp of energy independence?
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: On The Record
In a special late summer edition of “On The Record”, John interviews Jim on a range of economic topics, starting with his views on the Crisis Window of 2014-2016, Peak Oil, and precious metals. Jim also gives his views on the theme of “Advantage America” and the growing manufacturing and energy renaissance in the U.S., as well as the rapid advances in...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Old Normal, The New Normal, Inflation and Oil
In Jim’s first topic on the Big Picture he explains how the world operates much differently today, with interest rates at half century lows and global economic growth at anemic levels. Jim goes into detail into how the “New Normal” operates, and how it is related to both inflation and the price and politics of oil.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Peak Oil – Delayed But Not Resolved
Jim’s first topic on the Big Picture this week is “Peak Oil – Delayed but Not Resolved”. Jim lays out the issue of Peak Oil in depth, and quotes studies that believe it could still arrive by the end of this decade. Jim also looks at the Shale Revolution in the US and discusses how long the shale story may delay the onset of Peak Oil.
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