... longish article, ... great for hammock reading: [more]
Six (6) reasons given / explained in this piece, ... no conspiracy theories!
Countdown to $200 oil
... investing idea: ... Scrapyards! [more]
Come visit us!
C., ... resident of Alberta, ... stupid to the last drop [of oil] Province!
... we must keep George's outrageous humor alive within ourselves and our communities. As he said, the only way you can believe the American Dream is to be asleep. George knew, ... [more]
API talking to the Americans through TV ads: Banking on "undiscovered", clever deceptions! [more]
Klare declares: ... oil companies, speculators and OPEC helped spike the cost of oil, but ruinous Bush Administration policies have compounded the damage. Most, if not all, the damage was avoidable. Whe knew? :)
... soon we shall see if it was wise to hold 'em! [more]
... high-level delegations from the United States and China meet this week in Annapolis for their latest talks on economic coordination, ... [more]
Mother Earth's Tripple Whammy [more]
... with all that oil in Iraq and its immediate vicinity, it would be nonsense to walk away! [more]
Look. I am a pro-growth, free-market guy. I love the market." - Barack O-bomb-a
Obama's Chicago Boys
BP has released its 2008 Statistical Review of World Energy - showing that worldwide oil output fell by 0.2 percent in 2007, the first decline since 2002. WTI oil prices averaged $72.20 in 2007.
... I just discovered you, ... all of you! [more]
LONDON (Reuters) - The following are comments on a number of key energy issues from speakers at the Reuters Global Energy Summit in London: [more]
The CEO of BP, Tony Hayward, has published on Op-Ed in the FT, with a pretty explicit title: Let the markets solve the energy crisis. But it's also very devious, as his ode to markets allows him to mix reasonable arguments with highly toxic ones, and it's going to be very hard to make the distinction that he is correct on some respects but not in others... [more]
1.5 billion people who are already additcted to oil - and use 70% of oil currently produced, insist on consuming and insist on consuming even more! [more]
White lace and promises
A kiss for luck and
we're on our way
Before the rising sun
So many roads to choose
We start out walking
and learn to run
And yes we've only just begun... - Carpenters [more]
... a white man! Surprise! [more]
I vehemently disagree with him on this point, at least: [more]
... In 2007 sales of new cars grew 36% by volume and, reflecting the steadily increasing buying power of customers, 57% by value. Sales of passenger vehicles exceeded 2.7m. .... Russia could outstrip Germany as Europe's biggest market this year, with sales reaching around 3.3m. By 2012 Russians will be buying more than 5m new cars a year, of which nearly 90% will be foreign brands, ... [more]