Peak Oil: Art Berman: Don’t Get Used To Today’s Low Oil Prices

Originally Published on May 7, 2017
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Oil expert and geological consultant Art Berman returns to the podcast this week to address head-on the question: Was the Peak Oil theory wrong? With the world “awash” in sub- per barrel oil, were all the warnings about persistently higher future oil prices just a bunch of alarmist hand-wringing?

In a word: No.

Art explains how the current glut of oil created by the US shale boom — along with high crude output by both OPEC and non-OPEC producers — is a temporary anomaly. Fundamentally, we are not finding nearly as much oil as we need to continue the trajectory of our demand curve. And at the same time, we’re extracting our reserves at a faster rate than ever. That’s a mathematical recipe for a coming supply crunch. It’s not a matter of if, but when.
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2 thoughts on “Peak Oil: Art Berman: Don’t Get Used To Today’s Low Oil Prices”

  1. Thank you both Art and Chris. I believe the big up coming events will involve military actions. World population, debt, shrinking resources and Peak Bullshit!


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