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Bioplastic: a viable alternative to plastics?

Does anyone here know anything about bioplastics and if they are a viable alternative to fossil fuel plastics?   Would peak phosphate negate something like bioplastic, which relies on plant bases? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioplastic ...

Forum topic - Ardaniels - Apr 24 2012 - 10:06am - 2 comments

World Oil Outlook

Hi, I tried searching for this topic and I couldn't find it although I assume it's been discussed. Ive seen lots of charts and data on world oil production/consumption. Page 65 on this PDF on this website ( ...

Forum topic - Transcend - Apr 1 2012 - 10:41pm - 10 comments

BP Energy Outlook 2030

Chris, hi; can you please comment on this: BP Energy Outlook 2030 http://www.bp.com/sectiongenericarticle800.do?categoryId=9037134&contentId=7068677 thanks you. (Current News & Events, Energy, Oil)  Chris, ...

Forum topic - 9AFKK35WKo - Feb 3 2012 - 7:56pm - 0 comments

Iran's Oil for Gold Program

As expected, Iran scoffed at sanctions and is now promoting their Oil for Gold program with India and China.  Any bets on when we first read about conflict in the straits of hormuz? .be  Yep, you can bank on it now... The US ...

Forum topic - LAClimber - Jan 24 2012 - 12:21pm - 33 comments

How to invest on oil

Considering that Oil will likely hit higher and higher prices, what could be a way to invest on it, while the price is still low? (European Markets & Policies, investment advice, Oil, Peak Oil)  Considering that Oil will likely hit higher ...

Forum topic - mammamia - Jan 17 2012 - 4:02pm - 0 comments

Petroplus Assets Frozen

Petroplus had their assets frozen. Their refineries are closing down as they cannot buy feed.  Ships carrying crude are cruising the ocean negotiating with refineries to off-load.   Thoughts??   Lead Lead story ...

Forum topic - land2341 - Dec 29 2011 - 8:06pm - 4 comments

Reinventing Fire..Solutions for New Energy Era

I love the work of Amory Lovins...  It is a very hopeful view that we can transition out of our "predicament"... Last month, he released his latest Book, REINVENTING FIRE, Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era ...

Forum topic - mainebob - Jun 15 2012 - 2:50am - 0 comments

Middle East - Oil or Oil?

The volatility in Oil has been framed as a FED devalue issue.   But maybe if we take a step back, oil is running out and that is why the ME is combusting?   (less oil revenue in the ME means less handouts to keep the people happy.)  I do not ...

Forum topic - KugsCheese - Oct 20 2011 - 11:34am - 8 comments

$100 Oil Is The New Norm

Barclays Analysts: Sovereign debt problems in Europe and a lackluster U.S. economy, including consumer numbers on Friday, are all bearish news and data for oil near-term. However, given the current economic situations in the world economy compared ...

Forum topic - strive4impact - Aug 17 2011 - 11:34am - 5 comments

Transcript for Charles Hugh Smith: Why Local Enterprise Is The Solution

Below is the transcript for  Charles Hugh Smith: Why Local Enterprise Is The Solution :  Chris Martenson:   Welcome to another PeakProsperity.com podcast. I am, of course, Chris Martenson. And ...

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Transcript for Nate Hagens: We're Not Facing a Shortage of Energy, but a Longage of Expectations

Below is the transcript for  Nate Hagens: We're Not Facing A Shortage of Energy, But A Longage of Expectations Chris Martenson: Welcome to another PeakProsperity.com podcast. I am, of ...

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Consequences of the development of a social truth

There is no such thing as truth.  There are no such things as facts.  In every case what we believe is a social truth.  We agree that it is true and we all behave accordingly.  Green pieces of paper have value,  paint on the road means I drive on this ...

Forum topic - land2341 - Jun 17 2011 - 1:36pm - 13 comments

The OPEC stage show !!

I don't want to sound like a conspiracy theorist, but does anyone else believe that this entire OPEC meeting yesterday was nothing more than a "stage show" to mask the fact that most OPEC memebers, including Saudi Arabia, are lacking ...

Forum topic - OctoberLandon - Jun 9 2011 - 9:39am - 10 comments

Another 700 Million barrels of oil found in the Gulf!! Peak Oil...really?

Well it looks like we found even more oil just recently...  700 Million Barrels worth to be exact, all located in the Gulf of Mexico!! http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/677-e2-wire/165409-exxon-makes-major-oi... Keep in mind this is not ...

Forum topic - TommyHolly - Jun 9 2011 - 12:29am - 58 comments

OIL Is Not a Fossil Fuel, and it is “renewable.” Can this be true? Ultra deep oil wells and “abiotic oil”?

OK there is a sucker born every second.  Maybe I'm one. Anyone know of this “abiotic oil”? Go to this site and read what this site has to say. http://www.crisisbydesign.com/blog/global-warming/oil-is-not-a-fossil-fu... "The ...

Forum topic - tomed - May 11 2011 - 7:06pm - 6 comments

Libya's next Black Swan...

Libya blows up their own oil facilities. http://www.zerohedge.com/article/so-much-libyan-rebel-oil-exports-gaddaf... Should be bullish for a NATO invasion. Now for the oil shortages....and QE3? I wonder how this going to play for silver ...

Forum topic - Jager06 - May 7 2011 - 11:48pm - 3 comments

The Case for Human Ingenuity

Niels Jensen explains in this month's letter why he thinks commodity prices will come back to earth and continue to yield nothing over the long haul. Interesting thesis: http://www.arpllp.com/core_files/The_Absolute_Return_Letter_0511.pdf ...

Forum topic - merouleau - May 3 2011 - 5:46pm - 1 comment

Natural Resource Conference in Chicago

This conference should have some good (although biased) information.  And it's a chance to hear Mish Shedlock, and some other opinionators for free.  Here is the link to sign up:  http://www.chicagoresourceexpo.com/  (deflation, gold, ...

Forum topic - macro2682 - Apr 12 2011 - 2:18pm - 0 comments

Do You Own Commodity ETF's?

A year or so ago I invested some of my IRA funds in DBA, and DBO (Powershares DB Agriculture Fund, Powershares DB Oil Fund) in order to take advantage of the expected rise in commodity prices.  As hoped for, the funds performed well, and I have made a ...

Forum topic - Rector - Apr 12 2011 - 12:33pm - 3 comments

Middle East

I have heard very little on this forum and from CM regarding events in the middle east and the effects on both the price of oil and its availabililty.  While I appreciate all the information presented on this site and agree with most of the ...

Forum topic - Carodox - Mar 27 2011 - 9:02pm - 2 comments