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JCMach1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-10-08 08:52 AM
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15. And so do the peak oil people...
Let's check our motivations at the door...
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  - Oil supplies have not peaked JCMach1  Jan-10-08 02:09 AM   #0 
  - The title  Mojorabbit   Jan-10-08 02:16 AM   #1 
  - Exactly, but it is technically correct as these guys are saying the  JCMach1   Jan-10-08 02:18 AM   #3 
     - Uh, why are you presuming their arguments are right?  Teaser   Jan-10-08 07:00 AM   #10 
     - And so do the peak oil people...  JCMach1   Jan-10-08 08:52 AM   #15 
     - And just what are the motivations of the peak oil believers? nt  Javaman   Jan-10-08 11:23 AM   #24 
     - bingo.... good catch  fascisthunter   Jan-10-08 09:38 AM   #19 
     - A gentle peak looks like a plateau, and production models typically predict this  Barrett808   Jan-10-08 10:05 AM   #22 
        - Thanks for the kind words... (and a note on CERA/Yergin)  profgoose   Jan-10-08 02:29 PM   #32 
           - My pleasure -- I visit TheOilDrum daily  Barrett808   Jan-11-08 12:28 PM   #33 
  - You know what's going to happen, right?  Captain Angry   Jan-10-08 02:17 AM   #2 
  - There is no incentive to increase the gasoline supply  JCMach1   Jan-10-08 02:19 AM   #4 
  - Exactly.  Captain Angry   Jan-10-08 02:23 AM   #5 
     - Why not a US government refinery that can directly tap the Strategic Reserve?  JCMach1   Jan-10-08 04:28 AM   #6 
     - PBS NOW showed how they closed refineries to create local shortages &gas price increases  TheBorealAvenger   Jan-10-08 05:51 AM   #8 
        - All pointing toward the need for a partially nationalize supply chain  JCMach1   Jan-10-08 08:54 AM   #16 
        - New refineries were approved by Gulf state govts but were never built  wishlist   Jan-10-08 09:22 AM   #18 
           - I wonder if there is some way to "load-shift" to prevent the peaks of consumption  TheBorealAvenger   Jan-10-08 11:48 AM   #26 
  - nonsense  Texifornia   Jan-10-08 12:00 PM   #29 
  - "you have to push your model back a bit" -no evidence whatsoever for that  depakid   Jan-10-08 05:24 AM   #7 
  - "peak oil theorists" don't have to do anything.  Teaser   Jan-10-08 06:58 AM   #9 
  - In fact I'd bet the original title of the article was  Teaser   Jan-10-08 07:02 AM   #11 
  - Slow and painful awakening... nt.  freedomnorth   Jan-10-08 07:04 AM   #12 
  - As long as the price per barrel keeps rising...  Orsino   Jan-10-08 07:11 AM   #13 
  - Um . . if the production rate has reached a plateau . . is that not the peak rate of production?  loindelrio   Jan-10-08 08:01 AM   #14 
  - I guess they still haven't made enough money off of the people yet.  Jesuswasntafascist   Jan-10-08 09:08 AM   #17 
  - Very Misleading Title (nt)  fascisthunter   Jan-10-08 09:38 AM   #20 
  - i saw a program on the algae oil.. it is produced in hanging curtains with baffles like a  sam sarrha   Jan-10-08 10:00 AM   #21 
  - Good post!  Blue State Native   Jan-10-08 10:11 AM   #23 
  - AMSOIL? Please, tell me more.  lildreamer316   Jan-10-08 11:31 AM   #25 
  - I'll third the calls for more information  kgfnally   Jan-10-08 11:50 AM   #27 
     - Here ya go :)  kentauros   Jan-10-08 12:28 PM   #31 
  - The plateau of production that the article speaks of is what 'peak' oil is  Emillereid   Jan-10-08 11:55 AM   #28 
     - Exactly!  Texifornia   Jan-10-08 12:05 PM   #30 

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