Industrialized Cyclist Notepad


October 2021 VMT

United States, FHA. Cra-a-a-zy.



IEA Predicts World Will Burn Record Amount of Fossil Fuels for Electricity Generation This Year

The more we talk about it, the worse it gets.



Changing Predictions About Peak Oil Demand

A Rigzone article about Bloomberg investor surveys that show a shift in Peak Demand predictions this year even as EV sales surge. Here’s the meat of it:

https://www.rigzone.com/news/wire/when_might_oil_demand_peak-09-dec-2021-167259-article/



US oil consumption and oil price in Brent

Via Stuart Staniford’s Early Warning:

http://earlywarn.blogspot.com/2012/04/us-oil-consumption-and-oil-prices.html

However, it’s also worth noting that the price required to make consumption decline has increased over time. In 2006-2007, prices of around $70 were enough to make oil consumption flatten and then decline. However, in late 2009 and 2010, similar prices obtained while consumption continued to rise. It took the rise to over $100 in spring 2011 to get consumption to start to decline again.



Downhill racers: supply versus demand

IEA forecasts flat global oil demand for 2012.

http://www.rigzone.com/news/article.asp?a_id=114374&hmpn=1