RE: Oil potpourri

From: Glenn Morton <>
Date: Tue Aug 17 2004 - 06:52:22 EDT

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of Al Koop
> Sent: Monday, August 16, 2004 9:46 PM
> The September issue of Scientific American has a one page
> news article about peak oil--giving the various arguments on
> all sides of the issue without comment. Not all that
> informative if you have followed this subject at all, but it
> indicates that the topic is drawing more and more attention.

I read that a couple of days ago and gagged when the author said that
the USGS estimate of ultimate recoverable oil was the best around. I
emailed the guy. The USGS doesn't have to pay attention to economics
and they are 50% higher than the average estimate and into territory
that only a handful of estimaters have ever been in.
Received on Tue Aug 17 07:34:47 2004

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