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Solar-powered plane's latest leg: Ohio to Pennsylvania

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A solar-powered airplane has taken off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright on the latest leg of its journey around the world. 420 more words

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4/5: Sources and quality of oil market information

This posting is part 4 in the 5-part series on the future energy crisis we are likely facing. Here are parts one, two, and… 1,811 more words

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3/5: Revisiting the peak oil hypothesis

As we discussed in part 1 and part 2 of this series, the world is facing a dire energy predicament; world oil reserves are fast dwindling and new extraction technologies won’t be able to reverse global production declines. 713 more words

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2/5 Oil production and the evolution of drilling technologies

Technology is another element comprising the happy talk about the world’s inehxhaustibly abundant oil supplies. As with Saudi Arabia (and other nations’) reserves, the reality is quite different from what is commonly presented. 752 more words

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1/5: Making sense of Saudi Arabia’s oil reserves and production capacity

So, the question is, why did oil prices suddenly collapse in 2014 and continued slumping into 2016? Neither U.S. fracking boom nor the slow demand growth can explain the event’s timing. 1,192 more words

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$500 per barrel: could oil price rise tenfold?

In 2012 a report produced by the UK Ministry of Defence  predicted that oil prices would rise significantly out to 2040, and by “significantly,” they meant to $500 per barrel. 358 more words

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