Industrialized Cyclist Notepad


U.S. tries to leverage China with Iran sanctions
January 12, 2012, 04:12
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The terms of the sanctions set arbitrarily by US govt. Could see this coming from the cheap seats.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/12/world/asia/china-balks-as-geithner-presses-on-iran-curbs.html

And let’s just keep this little bit handy –



Natural gas trade movements
January 1, 2012, 13:26
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According to BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2011 Review.


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Companies working in the US want to put another LNG line from here to Euro. Domestic nat gas price probably too low to make much dough.



Mexican oil production still falling, not as fast

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/pemex-oil-output-slips-for-7th-year-2011-12-31



Another Pipeline Map


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The blue lines are product pipelines. Greens are oil and reds are gas.

From this James Hamilton post on the petroleum product net export situation.



More confusion

Louise Basinese, Wall Street Daily. The confusion about refinery product exports is getting brutal.

http://www.wallstreetdaily.com/2011/12/16/peak-oil/



Utter confusion in the newsroom
December 11, 2011, 05:14
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http://portlanddailysun.me/node/30737/

Portland Daily Sun founding editor Curtis Robinson is also badly confused about the significance of the refinery products exporting “milestone.” What happens when your editor needs an editor? That WSJ article has spread absolute carnage through the newsrooms of America…

Trick question indeed.



Lying or confused, part 2

http://www.statecollege.com/news/columns/daniel-nestlerode-as-us-becomes-a-net-energy-exporter-greenenergy-push-on-last-legs-951653/

From statecollege.com, Dec. 4, 2011.

very quietly, I guess.

The author Dan Nestlerode is apparently the Director of Research at his firm. Ouch Dan!



U.S. energy overview (total BTU’s)
December 10, 2011, 08:32
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For the people (especially journalists) who have written that the US is now a “net energy exporter.”

From EIA data: http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/monthly/pdf/mer.pdf (pdf)



Natural gas prices
December 8, 2011, 14:26
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BP STATISTICAL REVIEW OF WORLD ENERGY, NAT. GAS PRICES

Notice how the price in the US is about half the average German import price for 2010.



EIA natural gas flow chart 2010
December 8, 2011, 11:58
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From: http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/annual/diagram3.cfm




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