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The Energy Futurist
Energy futurist Chris Nelder presents a model of oil prices, and shows why unconventional oil from fracked shales will reinforce, not relieve, the pain of high oil prices.
February 29, 2012, 5:00 AM PST | By Chris Nelder
Bring back the good old days of U.S. oil production? Think again. Columnist Chris Nelder skewers recent proposals for energy independence with cold, hard data.
February 22, 2012, 4:03 AM PST | By Chris Nelder
Energy futurist Chris Nelder explains why you can run from EROI, but you can’t hide, and why savvy energy investors should use it as a guide instead of ROI.
February 15, 2012, 5:00 AM PST | By Chris Nelder
Is the shale gas gold rush over? Energy futurist Chris Nelder reviews new data showing that U.S. gas production is actually declining in major areas, and that the outlook for shale gas is...
February 8, 2012, 5:00 AM PST | By Chris Nelder
Energy futurist Chris Nelder reviews some recent press on peak oil, and tries to set the record straight about what it means, and why some in the press still get it wrong.
February 1, 2012, 5:00 AM PST | By Chris Nelder