... As the leading player in the global energy market, China will significantly determine not only the prices we will be paying for critical fuels but also the type of energy systems we will come to rely on. [....]
Twenty-first century energy superpower [more]
In their own report, BP says that decisions made by "multiple companies and work teams" contributed to the GOM blow-out, ... primarily because of "a complex and interlinked series of mechanical failures, human judgments, engineering design, operational implementation and team interfaces".
Full report is here:
... The oft-cited Hirsch Report states that it would take twenty years to prepare for Peak Oil in order to avoid a severe and prolonged shortage of transportation fuels .... given that the peak was back in 2005, we now have minus five years left to lollygag before we have to start preparing.
Peak Oil is History