Next Generation of Fossil Fuels

…Next Generation of Fossil Fuels… Fracking has revolutionized the production of oil and natural gas. Natural gas produced by fracking can last from 100 to 1,000 years, but what will come next? What comes next lies on the ocean floor, Continue reading Next Generation of Fossil Fuels

Is Peak Demand in Our Future?

..Is Peak Demand in Our Future?… As noted in Energy Forecasts Are Contaminated, forecasts have been contaminated by using a carbon price when making the forecast. This includes forecasts for growth in oil demand. This chart exemplifies how supporters of the Continue reading Is Peak Demand in Our Future?

Japan and China: Remarkably Clean Coal

The new buzzword for coal-fired power plants is HELE, an acronym for High Efficiency Low Emission. According to a recent International Energy Agency (IEA) report, Japan’s 600 MW Isogo plant in Yokohama is probably the best in the world. It Continue reading Japan and China: Remarkably Clean Coal

Russia: Leader in Nuclear Power

Russia is emerging as the worldwide leader in nuclear power. According to the international Atomic Energy Agency, 60 new nuclear power plants are being built around the world. Worldwide, there are around 440 nuclear power plants in operation, of which Continue reading Russia: Leader in Nuclear Power

COP 21 Carbon Cutting Absurdity, Part 1 of 3

The COP 21 agreement is absurd, and is likely to become a tragedy for mankind if actually implemented. The COP 21 agreement is based on the premiss that CO2 emissions must be cut 50% worldwide by 2050 or there will Continue reading COP 21 Carbon Cutting Absurdity, Part 1 of 3

National Security and Arctic Drilling

Top U.S. military leaders recently wrote to the Obama Administration emphasizing the need for continued drilling in the Arctic, in the interest of national security. This was in response to a request from the Department of Interior for comments on Continue reading National Security and Arctic Drilling