The Politics of Energy, Part 1

…The Politics of Energy, Part 1… The United States is blessed with abundant energy resources and can be energy independent if it chooses.  How should the United States use its energy resources in the face of very real threats to Continue reading The Politics of Energy, Part 1

Replacing Russian Energy

Crude Oil Imports from Russia in million barrels per day

…Replacing Russian Energy… The Russian invasion of the Ukraine has thrust Russia’s energy strategy to the forefront. Which is more strategically important, oil or natural gas? In terms of dollars, oil and natural gas have about the same economic value. Here Continue reading Replacing Russian Energy

Rush to Judgment About Oil

Age wise human population across the globe

…Rush to Judgment About Oil… Are we facing the end of the oil era? Will battery-powered electric vehicles (BEVs) put an end to internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEs)? Will government regulations curtail the use of fossil fuels to eliminate CO2 Continue reading Rush to Judgment About Oil

Battery Powered Vehicles and Demand for Oil

Picture of a mini electric automobile

…Battery Powered Vehicles and Demand for Oil… In the previous article, we showed that Peak Oil Demand was a bogus depiction of the future and that mankind will continue to use large quantities of oil for many decades into the Continue reading Battery Powered Vehicles and Demand for Oil