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by Mean Mr Mustard
Tue Mar 10, 2015 9:53 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Current Oil Price
Replies: 3621
Views: 662976

The EIA in the US is predicting that shale oil production will start falling in april because not enough new wells are being brought online to offset declines. Peak shale oil is peak us oil, and peak us oil is peak global oil. Thought US production including shale, ethanol and such was still a long...
by Mean Mr Mustard
Tue Mar 10, 2015 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bank Watch ...
Replies: 690
Views: 155021

Ken's surely right about a Kleptocracy. When a minimum wageslave on a zero hour contract is restricted from getting a second job because that might inconvenience the Dickensian employer, yet Rona Fairhead 'earns' £500k part time for HSBC 'overseeing' compliance, and also works for the BBC 'Trust' fo...
by Mean Mr Mustard
Thu Dec 18, 2014 11:43 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Current Oil Price
Replies: 3621
Views: 662976

Warnings that the North Sea oil industry is “close to collapse”

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/busin ... 34421.html
by Mean Mr Mustard
Fri Nov 28, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another despicable American phenomenon for us to endure
Replies: 16
Views: 5708

My experiences with my dud car were very negative - I was encouraged to complain to the manufacturer by the garage about the need to replace one particular part based on European sale of goods law, and I was slapped down for not showing enough brand loyalty. Something to look up is Briskoda, a very...
by Mean Mr Mustard
Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: Transport
Topic: Diesel car woes
Replies: 20
Views: 9298

As a nod to the original poster I also drive a pickup of the diesel variety and with the 30 to 40 km runs between towns here I have not had problems. G'day The problem up here is that newer European diesels have Diesel Particulate Filters and associated electronics. They are complex and need to be ...
by Mean Mr Mustard
Fri Nov 21, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: Diesel car woes
Replies: 20
Views: 9298

A friend who works in an independent garage reckons current cars have a design life of 6 years... :shock: Apparently one may now drive around in whatever takes one's fancy, warrantied and all, as a hedge against the hideous complexity, after all it's only a few hundred quid a month, on a rolling con...
by Mean Mr Mustard
Fri Nov 14, 2014 1:18 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Ebola outbreak, and other potential epidemics
Replies: 876
Views: 134805

by Mean Mr Mustard
Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: News
Topic: Ebola outbreak, and other potential epidemics
Replies: 876
Views: 134805

Good resource here.

http://www.eboladeeply.org/
by Mean Mr Mustard
Sat Nov 01, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Ebola outbreak, and other potential epidemics
Replies: 876
Views: 134805

RenewableCandy wrote:Aaarrgh wrong thread!
Was wondering all day why I was a Devious Fecker.. :D Kinda disappointed to have this badge of honour withdrawn. 8)
by Mean Mr Mustard
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Oil and Population
Replies: 73
Views: 12995

Of course I will cycling home on my electric bike at a fuel cost of about £0.001 /mile. Battery is good for 1,000 recharges and cost £350. It needs recharging every 40 miles. £0.01 /mile Bike will need new tires, chain, lights, saddle, and handle grips at intervals. Say, £50 /year for 2000 miles /y...
by Mean Mr Mustard
Fri Oct 31, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Ebola outbreak, and other potential epidemics
Replies: 876
Views: 134805

by Mean Mr Mustard
Thu Oct 30, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Ebola outbreak, and other potential epidemics
Replies: 876
Views: 134805

by Mean Mr Mustard
Wed Oct 29, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Ebola outbreak, and other potential epidemics
Replies: 876
Views: 134805

The apparent optimism is at odds with the latest huge spike in caseload in stats on Wiki to 12000 - which they themselves estimate as understated by a factor of 3.... Attributable to Liberia numbers. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/98/Deceased_per_day_Ebola_2014.png/430px-Decea...
by Mean Mr Mustard
Wed Oct 29, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Ebola outbreak, and other potential epidemics
Replies: 876
Views: 134805

“I’m terrified that the information will be misinterpreted,” said Dr Bruce Aylward, assistant director-general in charge of the Ebola operational response. “This is like saying your pet tiger is under control. This is a very, very dangerous disease. Any transmission change could result in many, man...