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Fri Apr 6, 2012, 09:58 AM

Peak oil denial: How does this help?



A few inconvenient reminders:

•The U.S. currently uses somewhere in the neighborhood of 18 million barrels of oil each and every day
•Our own production is currently in the neighborhood of 50%-60% of the peak we last touched more than forty years ago
•Depending on the source one relies upon, we still import eight to ten million barrels per day despite these magnificent efforts in the Bakken and elsewhere
•Meanwhile, conventional oil fields are being depleted day after day, so getting back to “even” must happen first before we can start counting on unconventional, inferior quality, more-expensive-to-produce oil from the tar sands and shale.

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Fri Apr 6, 2012, 06:09 PM

1. This will not help those in denial


because they refuse to believe that our world will have to rely upon far less oil than we have today.

We live in a nation that simply believes life as we know it can go on forever. Narcissism comes to mind when thinking of these people.

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