28 Jun '11, 9am

Peak oil is 'getting closer' but the world is not ready ~ ~ #sustainable #eco #green #energy

Peak oil is 'getting closer' but the world is not ready ~ ~ #sustainable #eco #green #energy

Was it a sign of desperation or show of strength? In a surprising move, the major oil consuming countries, principally Europe and the US, agreed last week to release some of their emergency reserves of oil in an attempt to try and cut the high market price of oil. It was only the third time in history such collective action had been taken, the previous being during the Gulf War in 1991 and in 2005, after Hurricane Katrina damaged offshore oil rigs, pipelines and refineries in the Gulf of Mexico. Officially, it was to offset the loss of oil from Libya as a result of the ongoing conflict in the country. But there are suggestions the US and others had lost faith in the World's biggest oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, being able to increase oil production enough to keep prices from rising. This comes after a leaked memo from a senior Saudi oil executive in February alleged the coun...

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