Category Archives: Oil Shale

Our Energy Future

It seems to me… “The future is green energy, sustainability, renewable energy.”  ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger. While the U.S. has been a major importer of petroleum, improved technology predictions are that it will achieve energy independence by 2025.  Reduced imports permits … Continue reading

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Oil Reserve Projections

It seems to me… “Despite the previous efforts of Congresses, our addiction to foreign oil, as the President stated, is greater today than ever before.  That dependency is a threat to our national security, and we must address that threat.”  … Continue reading

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Environmental Change

It seems to me… When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.  ~ John Muir The world’s natural resources are limited and being depleting at an ever increasing rate.  … Continue reading

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Oil Shale

It seems to me… The cost of oil can be expected, in general, to continue increasing.  While prior petroleum cost increases resulted primarily from war or revolution (1973, 1980, 1990…), in 2004, petroleum demand exceeded maximum production capability primarily as … Continue reading

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