GHG Emissions: Focusing on the Consumer

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Here is an undeniable, yet underappreciated fact: The vast majority of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from fossil fuels (coal, oil, and gas) are actually released into the atmosphere when the fuels are burned by a consumer. Only a small fraction […]

Where Is All This Oil Coming From?

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Millions of barrels of excess crude oil are weighing down tankers that are being filled from pipelines coming from fields where rows of overworked pump jacks are bobbing their heads up and down like spooked horses.

Oil Demand – Climbing to Another Milestone

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Politicking for the US presidential election is now behind us, so I thought I would write about something that’s more predictable – like oil market demand. Reflecting on the world’s unquenchable addiction, recent data suggests that the world will soon […]

What Part of the Barrel is Under Threat?

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In response to a flurry of mistaken news stories, Mark Twain was once quoted as saying “reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” If an oil barrel could talk, it would no doubt be sharing the same sentiment.

It’s Open Season on Eastern Gas Markets

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Make no mistake about it, Canadian gas producers are in an intense market share battle with their American counterparts. Producers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Virginia are ramping-up their production, and further encroaching into Western Canada’s traditional markets in the East.

$60 is in Style…For Now

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I don’t know much about fashion, but I have heard that blue is the new black. And I know that by the time I buy blue, everyone else will be wearing green.

Underground Musings on Driverless Cars

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Headlines surrounding ride sharing apps and autonomous vehicles are nudging into my daily reading list like people butting in front of me in traffic. But I don’t mind. Since the 1970s I’ve been a longstanding reader of future-oriented publications like […]