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by Yves75
Wed Dec 11, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: US shale oil production is plummeting
Replies: 44
Views: 6672

ReserveGrowthRulz wrote:What the American E&Ps have managed to do is quite amazing, isn't it?
For sure, they definitely are your typical barbarian idiots ("Americans" anglos), fed by quantitative easing. But all this doesn't matter much anyway, these days, so no need to bother.
by Yves75
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: US shale oil production is plummeting
Replies: 44
Views: 6672

Some impressive images regarding shale :

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https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/201 ... ation.html

Scorched earth strategy if there is one ..
by Yves75
Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Edward Burtynsky's Oil
Replies: 9
Views: 3416

Images that are also quite impressive :
https://www.google.fr/search?q=kuwait+o ... 60&bih=924
by Yves75
Sun Dec 01, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can the Saudis really ramp up oil production
Replies: 56
Views: 9602

Ok Ralph, all is cool ;)


By the way, Laherrère last evaluations below :
http://www.powerswitch.org.uk/forum/vie ... 655#246655
by Yves75
Sun Dec 01, 2013 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New forecasts synthesis from Jean Laherrère
Replies: 11
Views: 9157

Something strange happening with wordpress.com now apparently (where the images are), but they should get to 800 max wide soon.
by Yves75
Sun Dec 01, 2013 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New forecasts synthesis from Jean Laherrère
Replies: 11
Views: 9157

Ok, will try to reduce them a bit
by Yves75
Sun Dec 01, 2013 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New forecasts synthesis from Jean Laherrère
Replies: 11
Views: 9157

Some key graphs from the "sophia2013" doc above : All liquids previsions 2007 and 2013 : http://iiscn.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/jl-liq-2007-2013.jpg Coal previsions 2007 and 2013 : http://iiscn.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/jl-charbon.jpg Coal China : http://iiscn.files.wordpress.com/2013/...
by Yves75
Sun Dec 01, 2013 12:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New forecasts synthesis from Jean Laherrère
Replies: 11
Views: 9157

Two new docs from Laherrère (in French, but graphics quite self explanatory and labels in English) : http://aspofrance.viabloga.com/files/Sophia2013.pdf http://aspofrance.viabloga.com/files/Nice2013long.pdf First one especially is a global synthesis with also his forecasts for coal. These numbers (a...
by Yves75
Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can the Saudis really ramp up oil production
Replies: 56
Views: 9602

Ok, won't feed him :) And in French troll is just troll as well. And the saying more "ne pas nourir les trolls" In some forums "boulet" is used also, but not really the same meaning. Boulet as in : http://lilium-inter-spinas.cowblog.fr/images/3/4333011.jpg or : http://mademoisell...
by Yves75
Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can the Saudis really ramp up oil production
Replies: 56
Views: 9602

I'm guessing it has to do with a static reserve/production ratio and the problem with that particular metric, but I haven't discussed that idea with him to date. What ? Otherwise URR is "ultimate recoverable reserves", in other words the total of what has been and "will" be extr...
by Yves75
Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can the Saudis really ramp up oil production
Replies: 56
Views: 9602

Ralph wrote:

Cavallo shot down that idea back in 2004.
Would you have a link for that ?
In any case having an URR evaluation is for sure much more robust than working only with production data.
by Yves75
Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can the Saudis really ramp up oil production
Replies: 56
Views: 9602

That a bunch of amateurs don't know diddly about resources and reserves, are clueless and incapable of doing a bottom up analysis that would have revealed what a ridiculous exercise it is to only fit decline equations to time series data and then pretend that said best fit equation is itself predic...
by Yves75
Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Secret of the Seven Sisters
Replies: 14
Views: 6930

Note : this 4 part documentary "the secret of the seventh sisters" is in fact an adpatation of below one (from 2009) : http://secretdes7soeurs.blogspot.fr/ All parts here : http://www.politique-actu.com/dossier/petrole-secret-sept-soeurs-geostrategie/869118/ (didn't check if it is a direct...
by Yves75
Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New forecasts synthesis from Jean Laherrère
Replies: 11
Views: 9157

And one should probably add the price curve for the global picture : http://iiscn.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/bp-oil-price-2013.jpg Note : One can notice above the usual "legend" : First oil shock = Yom Kippur/Arab embargo = geopolitical story = nothing to do with geologic constraints. Whe...
by Yves75
Fri Jun 21, 2013 10:57 pm
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 878
Views: 332162

RenewableCandy wrote:Oh we totally are all guilty. It's just that the rest of us don't shout at people while also being guilty.
But Brits are MORE guilty than the others regarding that industrial stuff and associated ultra utilitarianism, for sure, having more or less started it ;)