Category: Energy Crisis

September 30, 2013 Category: Energy Crisis

A Grand Bargain for Liberty?

The American people would benefit if Obamacare was defeated or even delayed.

May 13, 2011 Category: Energy Crisis

The Mad Scramble for Iraq’s Oil Reserves

What the mainstream media never told you about the Iraq war…

May 12, 2011 Category: Energy Crisis

How America’s Petrodollar System Influenced the 2003 Iraq War

One of the more sensitive, and therefore veiled, aspects of the petrodollar system is how it has impacted America’s relations with the Middle East. In life, everything boils down to incentives. If we are hoping to grasp how the world around us works, we must understand that behind every decision lies an incentive. Let’s see what role the power of incentives plays in the petrodollar system when it comes to American foreign policy in the Middle East.

May 11, 2011 Category: Energy Crisis

What a Hamburger Can Teach Us About the Coming Dollar Collapse

To help understand the coming dollar collapse due to the faltering petrodollar system, I often use an illustration about a hamburger stand. Here it goes…

May 10, 2011 Category: Energy Crisis

Meet the System That Will Collapse the U.S. Dollar

The coming breakdown of the global petrodollar system will result in the total and complete collapse of the U.S. Dollar. And yet, very few people have even heard of this system, let alone understand it.

May 9, 2011 Category: Energy Crisis

Peak Oil 101: Waking Up to the Reality of Peak Oil

Despite being warned for decades that the U.S. would eventually face peak production, the U.S. government has done nothing to date to solve the energy crisis that will soon strike America’s shores with a fury. The ugly truth that few are telling you is that the world is preparing to be plunged into an era of declining oil production which will lead to enormous energy price increases.

May 6, 2011 Category: Energy Crisis

Peak Oil 101: Q&A with Jerry Robinson

In this second article of our series on America’s Energy Crisis, I will answer some of the most common questions about the Peak Oil theory.

May 5, 2011 Category: Energy Crisis

Peak Oil 101: What You Should Know About The “End” of Oil

One of the greatest – and most imminent – challenges looming on America’s economic horizon is the threat of global peak oil production. You may have heard of the phrase “peak oil” from television, newspapers or other media sources. But what exactly does the phrase “peak oil” mean? Well, just like everything else, there is a simple answer and a more complex answer.

May 4, 2011 Category: Energy Crisis

America’s Energy Crisis 101: Introduction

Today, our entire global economic infrastructure — not just America’s — has been built and designed around petroleum-based products. In fact, our entire way of life today would be virtually impossible without the amazing properties that we find within petroleum. Oil has become largely irreplaceable in today’s exploding global economy.

March 31, 2011 Category: Energy Crisis

The President’s Energy Blueprint Includes Few New Initiatives

The president yesterday gave a speech where he offered his new blueprint for the future of energy in America. However, it included no new ideas.

March 16, 2011 Category: Energy Crisis

Could the Nuclear Renaissance Be Facing Its Own Meltdown?

by Eric Hammer | FTMDaily Contributing Writer TEL AVIV, Mar 16 – The accident began with reactor number 2 and quickly became a critical situation, with the plant facing at least a partial nuclear meltdown. The local population was given conflicting reports about what was happening at first and it took a while until the […]

March 10, 2011 Category: Energy Crisis

Saudi “Day of Rage” May Fizzle on the Launching Pad

A so called “Day of Rage” has been scheduled for tomorrow in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The planned protest has been called for on a Facebook group which sports some 17,000 members and has sent the market for crude oil into emergency standby mode.

March 3, 2011 Category: Energy Crisis

The Gas Shocks of the Future Are Here Today in Israel

You walk up to the gas pump and check the price. $7.94 per gallon the meter reads. You shrug and begin to fill up your tank, watching in numbed silence as the numbers race by. By the time you’re done, the total cost to fill up your tank of gas is $238.20. A fantasy?

February 22, 2011 Category: Energy Crisis

Why Now May Be the Perfect Time to Start Investing in Natural Gas

Is now the time to be investing in natural gas? I’d have to say that it definitely is. I think the biggest reason why natural gas is set for an explosion in prices (no pun intended) is what’s been happening in my neck of the woods.

July 16, 2010 Category: Energy Crisis

Rarely Seen Pictures Of The Devastating Consequences Of The BP Disaster

NASA Photograph of the OIL SPILL, taken 3 weeks after it began.

July 14, 2010 Category: Energy Crisis

Venezuela oil ‘may double Saudi Arabia’

A new US assessment of Venezuela’s oil reserves could give the country double the supplies of Saudi Arabia.

June 9, 2010 Category: Energy Crisis

OPEC: 2010 demand picture uncertain

OPEC on Wednesday slightly revised up its forecast for world economic growth but left 2010 oil demand largely unchanged as Europe’s debt crisis, an oversupply of crude in the market and a potential cooling in China’s growth pointed to “economic signs that are not rosy.”

June 3, 2010 Category: Energy Crisis

Feds halt new oil drilling in Gulf

The Obama administration is blocking all new offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, a day after regulators approved a new permit for drilling in shallow water.

Category: Energy Crisis

Goldman Sachs sold $250 million of BP stock before spill

The brokerage firm that’s faced the most scrutiny from regulators in the past year over the shorting of mortgage related securities seems to have had good timing when it came to something else: the stock of British oil giant BP.

According to regulatory filings, RawStory.com has found that Goldman Sachs sold 4,680,822 shares of BP in the first quarter of 2010. Goldman’s sales were the largest of any firm during that time. Goldman would have pocketed slightly more than $266 million if their holdings were sold at the average price of BP’s stock during the quarter.