Tag Archives: dependence

Once upon a time Congress knew an energy crisis was coming

Extracts from the 2005 Senate hearing “High Costs of Crude” [ In Mason Inman’s outstanding biography of M. King Hubbert, “The Oracle of Oil”, he shows five different models Hubbert used to predict the continental peak of U.S. production that … Continue reading

Posted in Energy Dependence, Energy Policy | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Once upon a time Congress knew an energy crisis was coming

Schlesinger predicts investments in 2006 will cause oil glut and denial of peak oil in future

Energy Security and Oil Dependence. Two Senate hearings from 2006. In these two 2006 hearings (excerpts below), there is a constant refrain of our dependence on oil,  yet now, many congressional hearings are about our energy independence.  Apparently congress has … Continue reading

Posted in Energy Dependence, Energy Policy, Peak Oil | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Schlesinger predicts investments in 2006 will cause oil glut and denial of peak oil in future

Changing energy markets and U.S. National Security. House hearing 2011

House 112-89. December 16, 2011. Changing energy markets and U.S. National Security. House of Representatives Hearing. 69 pages. Excerpts follow: Edward R. Royce, California.  Energy has become a national security issue in the United States. And one of the realities … Continue reading

Posted in Energy Policy | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Changing energy markets and U.S. National Security. House hearing 2011