Tag: Peak Oil Proof Portfolio

Supermajor Oil and Gas Production and CAPEX for Q2 2016

As part of my “peak supermajor” project, I discuss the oil and gas production and capital expenditure of the supermajor oil and gas companies from 1900 through the 2nd quarter of 2016. Please leave me comments below.

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Peak Supermajors 2Q2016 Results

Overview Between 1999 and 2014 the liquid oil production rate for the supermajor oil and gas companies was on a steady decline. Between Q2-2014 to Q1-2016 this trend reversed, with liquids production increasing by over a million barrels per day. This increase in production

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Peak Supermajors Introduction & 4Q2015 Result

Introduction Today I would like to introduce my “Peak Supermajors” project. The goal of this project is to answer the question “when will we reach peak oil” by studying the production and financial health of the world’s largest oil companies.

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ETF Spotlight: Australia – EWA

Australia, with its vast resource wealth and political stability, is uniquely positioned to benefit from peak oil by exporting energy and raw materials at higher prices to an increasingly energy-starved world.  At the same time, its geographic remoteness and depleting

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The Risks of ETFs – John Bogle’s warning

A couple of months ago I had the chance to sit in on a lecture by John Bogle – the founder of the Vanguard Group and, arguably, the inventor of the Index Fund. During his talk, he mentioned his concern

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Profit from Peak Oil’s Bumpy Plateau

As we enter the new year, it’s time for everyone to come out of the woodwork and make their predictions for 2011.  In the past two weeks, there’s been a cacophony of expert opinions predicting higher oil prices this coming

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Demand Destruction from Peak Oil

Demand Destruction is a term used to describe a series of economic actions that occur when oil prices become too high for the global economy to absorb them.  In this environment, the economy goes into a recession and the price

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ETF Spotlight: Norway and Scandinavia – GXF

This week’s ETF spotlight focuses on the Global X FTSE Nordic 30 ETF (GXF).  Scandinavia is one of the world’s most energy secure regions, with large Norwegian oil reserves, wide renewable energy adoption, and broad social and government efforts to

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Book Report – The Impending World Energy Mess

Robert Hirsch is perhaps most well known for writing the famous “Hirsch Report” in 2005, which was the first official US Government report, written for the US Department of Energy, which publicly acknowledged the threat of peak oil and the

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Peak Oil Proof Your Portfolio

I decided to start this blog to help people adjust their portfolio and their financial lives to make them more resilient to the potential effects of global peak oil. For the purposes herein, I’ll define peak oil as the point

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