Alaska’s Oil in Jeopardy

The umbilical cord that brings oil from the North Slope of Alaska to the lower forty-eight and the rest of the world is in danger of being cut. The Trans Alaskan Pipeline System (TAPS) was built to bring oil from Continue reading Alaska’s Oil in Jeopardy

It’s been tried. Now What?

Government justifies the money it spends on research by saying it’s for theoretical research that industry can’t afford to do. A good example of theoretical research is particle research that requires building huge accelerators, such as the Fermilab, to investigate Continue reading It’s been tried. Now What?

Drilling and Debt

What’s the current economic situation in the United States? The United States has a huge federal debt, with many states also having crushing debt loads. The United States has extremely high unemployment levels, as well as considerable hidden unemployment. The Continue reading Drilling and Debt

How to Cripple America

First, we begin by restricting the development of oil in the Gulf of Mexico. Then, we stop all drilling in Alaska by shutting down the Alaskan pipeline. Next, we keep Canada from building a new pipeline to the U.S. Gulf Continue reading How to Cripple America

Forget Peak Oil

The fear that we will run out of oil has a long and tortured history. Peak Oil is just the latest manifestation of this fear. “In 1855, an advertisement for Kier’s Rock Oil advised consumers to ‘hurry, before this wonderful Continue reading Forget Peak Oil