26 Mar '15, 5am
Wolfe's Bookmarks: The Oil Drum | Articles tagged with "abiotic oil": #preppers
A few days ago, Energy Bulletin reported that CNBC hosts 'Deep Oil vs. Peak Oil' debate . This turned out to be brief dialogue between Matt Simmons and Craig R. Smith, author of Black Gold Stranglehold: The Myth of Scarcity and the Politics of Oil . This book promotes the theory of abiogenic petroleum formation as we see from this worldnetdaily.com blurb.Smith and co-author Jerome Corsi contend in "Black Gold Stranglehold" that oil is not a product of decaying dinosaurs and prehistoric forests, but that oil is constantly being produced by the earth, far below the planet's surface, and that it is brought to attainable depths by the centrifugal forces of the earth's rotation. The book seems to be a follow-up to Thomas Gold's 1998 book The Deep Hot Biosphere in which the maverick astronomer contends thatGold's theory of oil formation, which he expounded in a book entitled The...