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The “Oil Shockwave” project: well-funded analysis of the obvious

Summary: The world’s slide towards Peak Oil continues, marked by much chattering but little research. The few well-funded research projects focus not on understanding the dynamics of Peak Oil, but on political objectives. The Oil Shockwave project nicely demonstrates this. Imagine what we might have learned if this money had been spent on actual research, …

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The most dangerous form of Peak Oil

Summary: Robert Hirsch describes another form of Peak Oil: political peaking.  Perhaps the Middle Eastern nations can produce more oil to meet the world’s growing thirst — but will they?  Is it in their interest to do so?  Also, the focus of doomsters on shockwaves — instantaneous and large production cuts — ignores the more likely …

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