29 Aug '11, 1pm

Natural Gas: The Squeeze at the Bottom of the Resource Triangle

Natural Gas: The Squeeze at the Bottom of the Resource Triangle

Theoretically, we have a very large amount of resources of many kinds available–oil, natural gas, coal, uranium, gold, fresh water. There is a relatively small amount of high quality, inexpensive-to-extract resources, and we tend to extract those first. From there, we move to lower quality resources that are more expensive to extract. The question comes: How do we reach limits for the extraction of any of the resources? For oil, I have shown this chart: Figure 1. My version of the oil resource triangle. I recently explained what I think is happening with oil, as we are extracting lower and lower quality resources, in my article Oil Limits, Recession, and Bumping Against the Growth Ceiling . High oil prices are squeezing the economy, leading to recession. I think this squeeze may ultimately lead to serious financial problems and reduced oil production. In this post, I want ...

Full article: http://www.theoildrum.com/node/8310

Tweets

The Asian Power Squeeze

The Asian Power Squeeze

dinmerican.wordpress.com 28 Aug '11, 6am

CANBERRA – As China gets closer to overtaking the United States as the world’s largest economic power, and its disinclinat...

How Did Wind Beat the Price of Natural Gas in Brazil?

How Did Wind Beat the Price of Natural Gas in B...

greentechmedia.com 29 Aug '11, 12pm

In December 2009, the price of wind in Brazil -- derived in Ministry of Energy-supervised, regulated market auctions -- wa...

Post Script - Natural home remedies for kids

olimomok.livejournal.com 29 Aug '11, 9am

29 August 2011 @ 05:00 pm Natural home remedies for kids We generally prefer to self-medicate Sean when he is unwell and o...

Cleaning Up Transportation With Natural Gas and Electric Bikes

Cleaning Up Transportation With Natural Gas and...

greenbiz.com 27 Aug '11, 12pm

Editor's Note: This is the latest episode of Energy NOW! , A video program dedicated to energy and environmental issues. Y...

Small Biz Resource Tip: DOTGO: DOTGO If you’re ...

networksolutions.com 29 Aug '11, 4pm

If you’re looking for an easier and more interactive way to communicate with your customers, DOTGO has the solution. Consu...

Why Natural Gas Drilling Threatens Our Clean Water Future

Why Natural Gas Drilling Threatens Our Clean Wa...

eatdrinkbetter.com 27 Aug '11, 8am

I’m writing to express my concern about a threat to our clean drinking water. Hydrofracking involves blasting a mixture of...

Africa: Exploit natural gas to power economic g...

peakoil.com 05 Sep '11, 11am

Mott MacDonald Ltd, a UK engineering consultancy firm has since 2009 been assessing the viability of building a bulk impor...

Brazilian Wind Power Now Cheaper Than Natural Gas

Brazilian Wind Power Now Cheaper Than Natural Gas

triplepundit.com 26 Aug '11, 9am

“Wind’s costs have dropped over the past two years, with power purchase agreements being signed in the range of 5 to 6 cen...

5 Natural Remedies for Cradle Cap (Seborrheic Dermatitis) - Eco Child's Play

5 Natural Remedies for Cradle Cap (Seborrheic D...

ecochildsplay.com 29 Aug '11, 3pm

Olive Oil and a Soft Hairbrush: This is the standard remedy for cradle crap. Just rub olive oil on your baby’s scalp and l...

McGirt, Harrington find freedom in playing from bottom of standings

McGirt, Harrington find freedom in playing from...

pgatour.com 26 Aug '11, 10pm

McGirt, Harrington find freedom in playing from bottom of standings text size Halleran/Getty Images William McGirt and Pad...

Ever heard of recycling anesthesia gas? Could be a new model for pharmaceuticals as a whole via @TriplePundit

Ever heard of recycling anesthesia gas? Could b...

triplepundit.com 02 Sep '11, 2am

As legislators push for stronger regulation including extended product responsibility for drug makers, the truth is that B...

More domestic oil #drilling will have no effect...

nrdc.org 08 Sep '11, 12am

The United States consumes 19 million barrels of oil a day, 25 percent of the global supply, but we have less than 2 perce...