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Some very puzzling and contradictory data has been spilling out of my trusty Dell  Precision 390 desktop of late. In November or  December there was a report from the Oil industry rag Oilprice.com on a slowdown in fracksville. Then the … Continue reading

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Review of OIL, POWER, and WAR by Matthieu Auzanneau

In this post I am just pasting a review of an amazing book about Oil. The author is a French citizen and the book is a translation recently released. It is far more than just a history of the oil … Continue reading

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Can Jackson Hole be sustainable?

  “Sustainability” is one of those words often used but misunderstood. The dictionary definition goes like this: Sustainability is meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs. It has three main pillars: … Continue reading

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COP 24…a waste of energy?

  It has been a long time since my last post. This statement reminds me of the old Catholic confession days:”It’s been __days since my last confession”….. I offer no excuses because a Marine never makes excuses, paraphrasing what  colonel … Continue reading

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The End of Oil Part 7

The End of Oil Part 7 In this post I will attempt to explain in more detail the methodology of the Hills Group  in their 65 page paper issued as a second version in March 2015 entitled “Depletion: A Determination … Continue reading

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The End of Oil Part 6

  Today was a big day for this blog because I finally have found a reference to the work of the Hills Group and their Etp model in a linked post on the automaticearth.com written by Alastair Crooke: https://www.theautomaticearth.com/2017/01/what-is-this-crisis-of-modernity. That … Continue reading

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The End of Oil Part 5

  I n this post and in future posts I will attempt to explain the methodology of the Hills Group using thermodynamic principles to examine world petroleum depletion. I will try to do my best to simplify and explain concepts … Continue reading

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