WRU: Black Swans and Dragon Kings
WRU: Snake oils
Saudi Arabia: the kingdom at a crossroad
Saudi Arabia’s oil strategy: impact on the US shale oil and gas industry
Saudi Arabia’s decision to maintain its production output and not support oil prices is driven by the desire of the country to kill the USA’s oil and gas shale industry. This article will analyse the current situation and assess whether this has been successful.
Game of oil: Saudi Arabia’s massive geopolitical bet
China energy rebalancing: revolution or evolution?
WRU: Business as usual
Shale gas exploitation in the US, economics and geopolitics consequences
Shale gas and oil are natural resources globally present in the sedimentary rocks of Earth. Shale gas is contained in rock insufficiently permeable to be easily exploited and only the fracturing of these rocks liberates the gas. To do so, oil companies have to use unconventional methods such as horizontal […]
Audition sur le changement climatique de Jean-Marc Jancovici à l’Assemblée Nationale
En effet, loin d’être une simple transition énergétique, il nous faut inventer une vision d’un futur que l’on construira ensemble pendant les 40 prochaines années, une transition économique et sociale encore jamais tentée jusqu’ici, qui assurera la survie de notre espèce, en tout cas de notre pays.
“Every day, the world over, large amounts of high-level radioactive waste created by nuclear power plants is placed in interim storage, which is vulnerable to natural disasters, man-made disasters, and societal changes. In Finland, the world’s first permanent repository is being hewn out of solid rock – a huge system of underground tunnels – that must last the entire period the waste remains hazardous: 100,000 years.”
China’s Demand, World Commodity Prices and the Australian Economy
Over the last 30 years, the “Chinese miracle” had a profound effect on the global economy. In many countries and industries, China has transformed the dynamics that ruled the world in the last 50 years. Specifically, this impact has been very strong in commodity prices.
A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash
The documentary examines our dependence on oil, showing how oil is essential for almost every facet of our modern lifestyle, from driving to work to clothing and clean tap water. A Crude Awakening asks the tough question, “What happens when we run out of cheap oil?” – We’re running out and we don’t have a plan…