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What If We Never Run Out of Oil?

May 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Energy, Technology

From the Atlantic . .  excellent perspectives and background . . . . . MAY 2013 What If We Never Run Out of Oil? New technology and a little-known energy source suggest that fossil fuels may not be finite. This would be a miracle—and a nightmare. CHARLES C. MANN APR 24 2013, 9:58 PM ET […]

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From 25 years ago . . sounds familiar !

December 5th, 2009 · No Comments · Energy

Monday, Nov. 28, 1983 By John Greenwald;Barry Hillenbrand/Bahrain Falling revenues force Persian Gulf states to curb their spending For most of the past decade, the money flowed like oil from the local gushers. All told, nearly $1 trillion poured into the sparsely populated, energy-rich Arab states along the Persian Gulf.* Now that stream has dwindled […]

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US Crude Oil Futures

February 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Energy

Crude Oil prices continue to drift downwards . . .  it appears though that a bottom is being formed.

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Barnett: Develop Iraq to cut deals with world

September 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · Geopolitics

Insight into the developments in Iraq – the big message is that it takes time to build anything worthwhile Barnett: Develop Iraq to cut deals with world By Thomas P.M. Barnett Sunday, August 31, 2008  With American combat troops now slated to depart Iraq by 2011, our intervention moves into its final phase, with the […]

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