Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: China, consumption, energy, oil demand, peak oil, petroleum demand
…In 2011, was up, but apparently slowing down. The Chinese are using about 9.6 mbd, about half of the American total.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: API, Canada, consumption, energy, fracking, imports, oil imports, oil sands, peak oil, petroleum, tar sands
…show US, though producing more and consuming less, still importing over 11 mbd in 2011, with just over 2 mbd from Canada.
Via Oil & Gas Journal.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: consumption, energy, energy consumption, energy demand, IEA, International Energy Agency, oil demand, Peak Demand, peak oil, petroleum
IEA forecasts flat global oil demand for 2012.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: consumption, energy, light vehicle sales, SAAR, transportation
13.5 something or other. Slight decrease from November. From Calculated Risk…
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: consumption, England, fuel costs, gas prices, Great Britain, imports, petrol, Vmt
The headline of the article (concerning ‘the Why’) is an editorialization not entirely supported by the facts within it. Interesting.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: consumption, driving, energy, energy consumption, transportation, Vmt, young drivers
Thought update: Decline in teen driving could very well be the big reason behind the decline in road fatalities in the US, which has gone begging for a proper explanation. As the average US driver ages, the driving population also becomes much safer — just like the cycling population. (Very old drivers are probably more likely than teen drivers to crash, however.)
But there are more fogies on the roads.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: consumption, DOT, energy, vehicle miles traveled, Vmt
Holy mackerel, vehicle miles driven continues to drop. Now 47 months and counting below the previous peak.
Feds’ numbers: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/tvtw/11octtvt/index.cfm
…in the U.S. Down to 18.5 million barrels per day.
“Total products supplied over the last four-week period have averaged nearly 18.5 million barrels per day, down by 5.8 percent compared to the similar period last year. Over the last four weeks, motor gasoline product supplied has averaged 8.7 million barrels per day, down by 4.7 percent from the same period last year.”
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Bakken, Bakken Shale, consumption, exports, fracking, hydraulic fracturing, imports, North Dakota, peak oil, production
Louise Basinese, Wall Street Daily. The confusion about refinery product exports is getting brutal.