Data and News
|Peak Oil Data & News:|
|U.S. Department of Energy. Energy Information Administration. Official Energy Statistics from the US Government. Petroleum, Crude oil, gasoline, heating oil, diesel, propane, jet fuel, and other petroleum products...|
|The Oil Drum's mission is to facilitate civil, evidence-based discussions about energy and its impact on our future. Good up to date Blog. ***|
|Peak Oil. News and Message Boards. See company info below.|
|EnergyBulletin is a clearinghouse for information (news, research and analysis) regarding the peak in the global energy supply. Lots of info.|
|Global Oil Watch is a web portal providing breaking oil and gas news to energy industry professionals and analysts worldwide. *|
|ASPO Newsletter is written by Colin Campbell and comes approximately once every month. ASPO Ireland has the archived newsletters available on their site.|
|British Petroleum- Statistical Review of World Energy 2008. Free source of statistics- publishes oil reserves data.***|
|Planetforlife good source of detailed oil consumption issues.|
|Peak Oil Organizations/Associations:|
|Association for the Study of Peak Oil & Gas – USA (ASPO- USA) A Non-profit, Non-partisan Research and Public Education Initiative to Address America’s Peak Oil Energy Challenge.|
|Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas-International site is a network of scientists, affiliated with institutions and universities, having an interest in determining the date and impact of the peak and decline of the world's production of oil and gas, due to resource constraints.|
|PeakOil.com Explores the Issue of Hydrocarbon Depletion by building on online community to enrich the debate. A privately funded website, and has no affiliation with any group, business or other interest group, staff are 100% volunteers from around the globe, and receive no compensation of any kind.|
|Wolf at the Door: the beginner's guide to peak oil. UK based.|
|In 2007 the U.S. consumed 20,698,000 barrels of oil per day. http://www.bp.com/liveassets/bp_internet/globalbp/globalbp_uk_english/reports_and_publications/statistical_energy_review_2008/STAGING/local_assets/downloads/pdf/oil_table_of_world_oil_consumption_barrels_2008.pdf|
|Alliance to Save Energy. Comparison of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Updated: 01/28/2009 Summary based on text of H.R. 1, the House Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act as introduced on 01/26/2009 and the Senate Finance Committee and Senate Appropriations Committee’s S. 336 Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act Summary released on 01/27/09.|
|Renewable Energy Legislation and Incentives. Energy Information Administration is a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy whose mission is to provide policy-neutral data, forecasts, and analyses.|
|Environmental Science and Policy promotes communication among government, business and industry, academia, and non-governmental organisations who are instrumental in the solution of environmental problems. Hit- Full text in ScienceDirect on right side of page.|
|"Deciding the Future: Energy Policy Scenarios to 2050" World Energy Council. Promoting the sustainable supply and use of energy for the greatest benefit of all. This major WEC study is a bottom-up regional view of our energy future focusing on policies to ensure energy sustainability. Introductory video. Nov 2007. PDF.|
|Peak Oil Reports:|
|Hirsch Report “Peaking of World Oil Production: Impacts, Mitigation and Risk Management” Science Applications International Corporation for DOE. 2005. PDF.|
|"Crude Oil: Uncertainty about Future Oil Supply Makes It Important to Develop a Strategy for Addressing a Peak and Decline in Oil Production" U.S. Government Accountability Office- Report to Congressional Requesters, Feb 2007. PDF.|
|The Rimini Protocol: An Oil Depletion Protocol By C.J.Campbell Heading Off Economic Chaos and Political Conflict During the second Half of the Age of Oil. Lays out a framework that would reduce the consumption of oil at the same rate as oil is being depleted. PDF.|
|Analysis of Crude Oil Production in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge U.S. Dept of Energy- May 2008. PDF.|
|Simmons & Company investment banking advice for the energy industry. Recent speeches and papers on Peak Oil.|
|Rocky Mountain Institute's Winning the Oil Endgame (PDF— 2.0 MB) download here without charge. Since its September 2004 publication, more than 100,000 free copies have been downloaded to more than 50 countries. ***|
|Richard Heinberg Defines Peak Oil. June, 2007. You Tube.|
|Amory Lovins of the Rocky Mountain Institute, lays out his simple plan for weaning the US off oil and revitalizing the economy. TED Video 2005. ***|
|Juan Enriquez challenges our definition of bioenergy. Oil, coal, gas and other hydrocarbons are not chemical but biological products, based on plant matter -- and thus, growable. Our whole approach to fuel, he argues, needs to change. TED Video.|
|Thomas Freidman explores ideas for breaking our addiction to oil. Discovery Channel.|
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