What do I know? Turns out not so much…
This blog started in mid 2014 after percolating for years. The void in useful energy information was so huge I was inconsolable. Then the stars aligned, I had some help that pushed it into existence, and it was off and running. I was ready to fill the void in energy information that seemed obvious […]
Why is shale gas/oil more popular than what’s-his-name Bieber now?
Way back in 2008, back in the days when the really clever audience members were just being born, a motley collection of banks, financial institutions, housing-industry degenerate punks and some really poor government policies cratered the global economy. That’s a long story too, but they did it primarily by all pitching in to create a […]
Energy (mis)information: The problem with facts
Some people are very upset by the debate over pipelines, or the Keystone pipeline in particular. Opponents of the pipeline have a fairly clear view of why it’s evil; they believe constructing the pipeline will unleash billions of tons of carbon as the oil sands are developed, destroying the environment. Scares you out of your […]
2015 forecasts, energy or otherwise: OK enough of those stupid $^%*#@ things
While surfing the web at this time of year, or maybe a newspaper if you somehow haven’t warmed up to that thing yet, it’s not hard to find a glut of headlines featuring all sorts of forecast as to what the world will look like in the coming year. Any crazy thing you can think […]
Falling gasoline/oil prices: Can someone please explain?
As many of you may have noticed, gasoline prices are the cheapest they have been in years. Most wise people fill up hit the highway happy that the damage wasn’t so bad, or if they’re more vindictive have a little moment of joy at the pain being inflicted on, well, whoever the hell makes all […]