The East Wants In

By | Nov 11, 2009

photo credit: ccwen7 Trying to identify the exact point where you’ve peaked and begun to decline is easy in hindsight but impossible while you’re living it. There is a lot of talk about the end of the recession, but the actual recovery seems to differ from region to region. Kind of like peak oil, it […]

Tar Sands Will Never Replace Mideast Oil

By | Jan 21, 2009

There is a great myth that as the cost of pumping oil out of the middle east increases with declining supply it will be viable to draw fossil fuels from the tar sands of western Canada. While it may be true that the sands will be tapped to a greater degree, the idea that it […]

Gas Prices Linked to Temperature

By | Dec 9, 2008

Once again the cold air snaps at our windows; I can’t see the sunlight for all the frost. I wait until now to fill up my furnace’s oil tank because I know that despite all of the hype, despite the mythical speculative buyers, and despite my own sense, fuel costs go down as the temperature […]

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