Environmentalists are doing their best to destroy Canada’s oil industry. Canada’s oil industry is based primarily on tar sands (i.e., oil sands), where Canada has a supply of oil that rivals Saudi Arabia’s. Extracting the oil from tar sands requires Continue reading Destroy Canada’s Oil Industry
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
A few weeks ago we witnessed the phony end to the moratorium on drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. By any reasonable measurement, the moratorium remains in place. Oil companies still have to wait to get approval for whether their Continue reading Gulf Moratorium
The BP oil spill in the Gulf was tragic, but should Congress use it to stop oil drilling in the United States? Some in Congress are attempting to do just that. H.R. 5626, Blowout Prevention Act of 2010, would stop Continue reading Stop Drilling in U.S.