• olpumps

    Oil, oil everywhere: but still no such thing as US energy independence

    Oil, oil everywhere: but still no such thing as US energy independence Vlado Vivoda – Research Fellow, Griffith Asia Institute at Griffith University The United States will overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s leading oil producer by about 2017 and will become a net oil exporter by 2030, the...
  • carbonnews

    NZ will end up just a slogan, Greens warn

    NZ will end up just a slogan, Greens warn Kennedy Graham … we’re danger of cheapening ourselves. New Zealand is in danger of becoming little more than a marketing slogan that the world is starting to see through, Green Party climate change spokesman Kennedy Graham is warning. And that,...
  • trafficjam

    Google Earth man warns Kiwis addicted to cars

    Google Earth man warns Kiwis addicted to cars Article by Adam Dudding The man who gave the founders of Google Earth their big break says New Zealand is addicted to cars, is building too many roads, and needs to get its energy policies under control.     Tim Foresman, a...
  • Carbon Dioxide

    IEA report reminds us peak oil idea has gone up in flames

    IEA report reminds us peak oil idea has gone up in flames Given the bubbling cauldron of violence that the middle East so frequently and regrettably is, the prospect of the US outstripping Saudi Arabia as the world’s biggest oil producer in the next decade is deeply striking. The...
  • IMF_HQ

    Does the IMF think we have a peak oil problem?

    Does the IMF think we have a peak oil problem? Does the International Monetary Fund (IMF) believe we have a peak oil problem? The precise answer is that the IMF is currently studying how constraints in world oil supplies might affect economies around the world in two so-called working...
  • oilpic

    Oil’s New Floor Price: $75?

    Oil’s New Floor Price: $75? Article by Andrew MacKillop Oil analysts, pundits and commentators are getting a hold on the rising threat of what is called “severe correction” hitting oil markets. The 2008-2009 sequence where Nymex prices crashed from a peak around $147 a barrel to about $40 is...
  • lanai

    Oracle’s Larry Ellison says Lanai to be a model of sustainability

    Oracle’s Larry Ellison says Lanai to be a model of sustainability Duane Shimogawa Reporter- Pacific Business News Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison spoke publicly about the island of Lanai Tuesday for the first time since buying the Hawaiian island in June, saying he plans to turn it into a laboratory...