Fortune’s 10 Stocks to Buy Now

Fortune has just published their Investor’s Guide 2007. One section of the guide is 10 stocks to buy now. I have made no secret of the fact that I think energy stocks will outperform the […]

Debate on Oil Exports – Part II

Note: This post will be going up at The Oil Drum in the morning. For viewers of this blog, you get to see it first. This is my response to geologist Jeffrey Brown’s (alias westexas) […]

Amazing U.S. Oil Production Statistic

While preparing my response to Jeffrey Brown on the exports debate, I read as much as I could on Saudi Arabia, their exports, and their reserves. It is pretty common knowledge that the entire world […]

This Week in Petroleum 12-06-06

I have a challenge for the conspiracy theorists out there who think oil companies purposely dropped the price of gas leading up to the recent elections. Here is the gasoline inventory graph for the past […]

Debate on Oil Exports

Over at The Oil Drum, geologist Jeffrey Brown, aka westexas, made a claim back in January that we face an imminent export crises because the major exporting countries have peaked. In other words, Peak Oil […]

Last Post on Corn Ethanol Boondoggle

OK, for a while. I am trying to work on a post on energy subsidies in general, but ethanol has been a hot topic today. A newspaper in Lincoln Nebraska published a story in which […]

Ethanol Demand Boosting Corn Prices

A new story today from Yahoo News: Ethanol demand boosting corn prices Some excerpts: INDIANAPOLIS – The ethanol industry’s growing appetite for corn has pushed prices for the grain to their highest levels in a […]

Epic Essay on Sustainability

I would like to direct your attention to the epic post written by The Ergosphere’s Engineer-Poet: Sustainability, energy independence and agricultural policy It is a monster (the last draft I saw before publication was over […]

Ethanol, Biodiesel, and Food Prices

The following story from Bloomberg caught my eye today: Ethanol Drives Up Food Commodity Prices Some notable excerpts: Nov. 22 (Bloomberg) — Global ethanol production is driving up prices for food commodities, from feed stocks […]

This Week in Petroleum 11-22-06

The weekly EIA report was released this morning: Summary of Weekly Petroleum Data for the Week Ending November 17, 2006 Some excerpts: U.S. crude oil refinery inputs averaged 15.0 million barrels per day during the […]