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Matt Simmons

BBC's Adam Porter reports on ASPO 2004

26 May 2004
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Adam Porter on the 2004 ASPO conference in Berlin
Dick Cheney

Dick Cheney, Peak Oil and the Final Count Down

10 Apr 2004
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In the April 2004 issue of the magazine the Middle East I found a statement that Vice- President Dick Cheney had made in a speech at the London Institute of Petroleum Autumn lunch in 1999 when he was Chairman of Halliburton. A key passage from his speech was: That means by 2010 we will need on the order of an additional fifty million barrels a day.
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Matthew R Simmons's 13 Points of Light

17 Apr 2004
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Speaking about new disclosure standards for the oil and gas industry, The 13 Points of Light
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A Tale of Two Planets

17 Mar 2004
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A Report on the Conference “Future of Global Oil Supply: Saudi Arabia" Held at CSIS, Washington DC, February 24th 2004
Mike Ruppert

Nine Critical Questions to Ask About Alternative Energy

10 Apr 2004
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Before we instantly accept alternative energy lifeboats that will let us keep our current lifestyles, don't you think it wise to see if they float? Here are nine questions that you must ask of yourself, and anyone who claims that they have found a perfect alternative to oil. After answering these questions, you may have a better idea about whether you want to jump (or throw your family) into something that might sink in short order.
Richard Heinberg

Petroleum Plateau

10 Mar 2003
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The realization that modern industrial society is approaching the peak in available net energy to fuel the economy is a powerful shock to one's entire belief system. It literally changes everything.
Richard Heinberg

A Letter from the Future

10 Mar 2001
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Greetings to you! You are living in the year of my birth; I am one hundred years old now, writing to you from the year 2101.
Richard Heinberg & oil

Tarpaper Raft

10 Nov 2000
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You look at the rickety vessel and say to yourself, "My God, this thing is going to sink any second!"

Miraculously, seconds go by and it is still afloat. You look around to see who's in charge. The only people you can find who appear to have any authority are some pompous-looking characters operating a gambling casino in the middle of the raft.

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Waste

18 Oct 2006
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