Monthly Archives: August 2016

Bloomberg Gadfly – Big Projects, Big Problems

We’ve covered big oil’s structural problems with big projects in a number of posts this year – see Megafragility for example. I have also contrasted this with the alternate world of manufacturing improvements and their increasingly sustainable impact on shale oil … Continue reading

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Business-as-Usual is a Dangerous Scenario

Most Oil Demand Forecasts are far too Optimistic –  Leaving Companies Unprepared for Change For most energy companies, the drivers they use to compute energy demand are population changes and global economic development, both of which have always increased. Companies can … Continue reading

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Oil demand growth – of graphs and gasoline

A closer look at gasoline consumption suggests that central predictions for future global oil demand may still be too high Supply is more interesting than Demand – it shouldn’t be On Google trends, citations for “oil supply” are three times more common … Continue reading

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