Electric Vehicle Status Report, 9 Months 2018

…Electric Vehicle Status Report, 9 Months 2018… The third quarter showed a significant increase in the sale of Battery-Powered Vehicles (BEVs), which was probably the result of Tesla’s push to build its Model 3. Another significant change was the drop Continue reading Electric Vehicle Status Report, 9 Months 2018

Rush to Judgment About Oil

…Rush to Judgment About Oil… Are we facing the end of the oil era? Will battery-powered electric vehicles (BEVs) put an end to internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEs)? Will government regulations curtail the use of fossil fuels to eliminate CO2 Continue reading Rush to Judgment About Oil

Peak Oil Politically Motivated Conjecture

Pinocchio. Photo by D. Dears

…Peak Oil Politically Motivated Conjecture… DNV GL has published Energy Transition Outlook 2018, consisting of two reports, A global and regional forecast to 2050, and, Oil and Gas Forecast to 2050. (DNV GL is an international accredited registrar and classification Continue reading Peak Oil Politically Motivated Conjecture

Battery Powered Vehicles and Demand for Oil

…Battery Powered Vehicles and Demand for Oil… In the previous article, we showed that Peak Oil Demand was a bogus depiction of the future and that mankind will continue to use large quantities of oil for many decades into the Continue reading Battery Powered Vehicles and Demand for Oil

Johnny One Note

…Johnny One Note… Poor Johnny could only play one note in the musical Babes in Arms, 1937, Rogers and Hart. Today, the media can only recite one phrase, “It’s because of global warming and CO2.”  It makes little difference as Continue reading Johnny One Note

An Objective Look at Deep Water Drilling

…An Objective Look at Deep Water Drilling… After a long hiatus, deepwater drilling is beginning to grow once again. The Saudi induced oil shock of the recent past, i.e., 2015, that caused oil prices to crash, coupled with the disaster Continue reading An Objective Look at Deep Water Drilling