27 Sep '12, 8am

Comments on Maugeri's Oil Revolution - part I

Comments on Maugeri's Oil Revolution - part I

A landmark paper by Dow and a companion paper by Williams (1974) recognized the Bakken formation as a major source for the oil produced in the Williston Basin. These papers suggested that the Bakken was capable of generating 10 billion barrels (1.6×109 m3) of oil (BBbls). Webster (1982, 1984) as part of a Master’s thesis at the University of North Dakota further sampled and analyzed the Bakken and calculated the hydrocarbon potential to be about 92 BBbls. These data were updated by Schmoker and Hester (1983) who estimated that the Bakken might contain a resource of 132 BBbls of oil in North Dakota and Montana. A research paper by USGS geochemist Leigh Price in 1999 estimated the total amount of oil contained in the Bakken shale ranged from 271 billion to 503 billion barrels (8.00×1010 m3), with a mean of 413 billion barrels (6.57×1010 m3).[14] While others before him had b...

Full article: http://www.theoildrum.com/node/9495

Tweets

Looking Through Windows — Part 5 | Is this appr...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 27 Sep '12, 5pm

A residential building construction standard requiring very low levels of air leakage, very high levels of insulation, and...

French Oil Company CEO Calls Arctic Oil Drilling a Potential "Disaster"

French Oil Company CEO Calls Arctic Oil Drillin...

treehugger.com 26 Sep '12, 10pm

World Economic Forum /CC BY-ND 2.0 Shell and Gazprom are gaga over the potential financial bounty—but environmental and cl...

Hello!! I blogged about the second part of the ...

cheeserland.com 29 Sep '12, 5pm

How to make Instagram Popular Page “All About Cheesie” Episode (Part 1) How i quit being a blogger (but am back now) Home ...

Oil and Nature: A Landscape Reconfigured

Oil and Nature: A Landscape Reconfigured

green.blogs.nytimes.com 25 Sep '12, 3pm

© Richard Misrach, courtesy of Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York; Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco; and Marc Selwyn Gallery, L...

At last I have finished blogging for the day! A...

rinaz.net 01 Oct '12, 3pm

It was my parent’s first time taking public transportation I think. At this time, prices for an ATAC ticket has increased ...

Olive oil doesn't just belong in the kitchen. Find out how to reap its beauty benefits here:

Olive oil doesn't just belong in the kitchen. F...

michellephan.com 26 Sep '12, 4pm

One of the easiest ways to reap the benefits of olive oil is to use it for its moisturizing capabilities. It contains lino...

Keeping the network stable: #Siemens launches automatic load shedding system for #power #grids in #oil & #gas industry:

Keeping the network stable: #Siemens launches a...

siemens.com 27 Sep '12, 8am

Siemens has developed an automatic load shedding system for the power supply of large-scale industrial plants in the oil a...

Exclusive: Vitol trades Iranian fuel oil, skirt...

news.yahoo.com 26 Sep '12, 4am

SINGAPORE/BEIJING, Sept 26 - Vitol , the world's largest oil trader, is buying and selling Iranian fuel oil, undermining W...

Exclusive: Vitol trades Iranian fuel oil, skirt...

reuters.com 26 Sep '12, 4am

By Luke Pachymuthu, Randy Fabi and Chen Aizhu SINGAPORE/BEIJING | Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:18am EDT SINGAPORE/BEIJING (Reuters)...

Exclusive: Vitol trades Iranian fuel oil, skirt...

reuters.com 26 Sep '12, 4am

By Luke Pachymuthu, Randy Fabi and Chen Aizhu SINGAPORE/BEIJING | Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:37am EDT SINGAPORE/BEIJING (Reuters)...

#peakoil The Pricing of Crude Oil: The Reserve Bank has an interesting analysis of how crude oil is priced in wo...

#peakoil The Pricing of Crude Oil: The Reserve ...

peakoil.com 23 Sep '12, 11am

Arguably no commodity is more important for the modern economy than oil. This is true in terms of both production and fina...

Breaking All the Rules: Study Finds States Don'...

switchboard.nrdc.org 26 Sep '12, 7pm

A new study released yesterday by Earthworks, “Breaking All the Rules: The Crisis in Oil & Gas Regulatory Enforcement,” sh...

Twitter Revolution. Direct Democracy. The new s...

loyarburok.com 27 Sep '12, 1am

Sinjoro ENG : Good write up. Thanks. Aha, more interested in that V-neck t-shirt of Loyarburok. :) @jleongmy : Excellent s...

Report: First 25,000 Miles in My BMW ActiveE (Part 1)

Report: First 25,000 Miles in My BMW ActiveE (P...

plugincars.com 28 Sep '12, 6pm

The BMW ActiveE in my driveway. You can see my solar array in the background. I have been driving my BMW ActiveE for eight...

OPEC oil output hits lowest since January | Pea...

peakoil.com 28 Sep '12, 10pm

OPEC oil output hits lowest since January PEC crude oil output has fallen in September because of reduced exports from Ang...