Renewable Energy Highlights and Commentary

In Part I, I presented the notes on renewable energy that I took as I read through the 2008 International Energy Agency (IEA) World Energy Outlook. Here in Part II, I organize those notes, and […]

The 2008 IEA WEO – Renewable Energy Highlights

I am working on an essay on the renewable energy portion of the recently released 2008 IEA World Energy Outlook. In Part I, I merely present some of the highlights of the report (actually the […]

World Energy Outlook 2008 Released

Today the International Energy Agency (IEA) released their much anticipated (and previously leaked) World Energy Outlook 2008. The full report costs €150, but there is a lot of publicly available information on their website. They […]

IEA Report Leaked

Update: IEA Dismayed Over Leaked Report (says final version to be released on November 12th). —————— A much anticipated report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), World Energy Outlook, has been obtained in draft by […]

My ASPO Slides are Available

I just learned today that the two presentations I made at this year’s ASPO conference are now available. The slides are pretty self-explanatory, but they only served as background for the talk so people could […]

Outline for ASPO Talks

I am scheduled to deliver two presentations at this year’s ASPO conference in Sacramento. You can see the agenda overview here. I will be speaking on the EIA, IEA and CERA on the 21st, and […]

Hurricane Gustav Threatens

I have been so preoccupied lately, that I have barely noticed that there is a potentially very dangerous hurricane moving into the Gulf of Mexico. Furthermore, Tropical Storm Hanna is not far behind. Here are […]

IEA Slashes Demand Projections

Today the International Energy Agency (IEA) released their Oil Market Report. While the report is only available for subscribers for the first 2 weeks following the release, reports are already emerging on some of the […]

“Really Bad Days”

The normally optimistic International Energy Agency (IEA) made some very pessimistic comments in Time yesterday: Oil Prices: It Gets Worse Oil prices hit a record high of $97 a barrel on Tuesday, but the next […]