Monthly Archives: December 2012

Future Automotive Fuel Options

What if the long term forecasts for our domestic crude production turn out to be wrong and foreign suppliers, such as OPEC, beome unreliable suppliers or, worst case, refuse to sell us oil for political reasons . Suppose, in other words, … Continue reading

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U.S. Crude Oil Forecast: Read Carefully!

Recently, some articles have appeared that referred to a news release by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) to the effect that in a few years the U.S. will surpass Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world’s largest crude oil producer. This … Continue reading

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Remembering Rachel Carson…..

While my “Reflections of the Chemical (and Energy) Industries” as stated on the header of my blog, have generally involved current developments, I want to reflect today on the extraordinary event, now fifty years ago, when Rachel Carson’s book “Silent Spring” awakened the … Continue reading

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