Exploring Hydrocarbon Depletion
AirlinePilot wrote:Here is one for OPEC......
I think we can apply Hanlon's razor to the issue of failed predictions:SeaGypsy wrote:Funny that after how ever many decades of supposed free press and a decade of internet everywhere, still there is no major credible prediction agency. This seems to indicate collusion on behalf of oil majors and the Agencies reporting this nonsense ad-infinitum; more likely though a product of wishful thinking and real diversification.
Kristen wrote:If we build more refineries, would production increase?
AirlinePilot wrote: This same meme holds true for former PEAK OIL and decline predictions and its why it is important to realize that as the future unfolds it is key to understand that its ok to evolve hypothesis surrounding this discussion.
AirlinePilot wrote: Did you not see my acknowledgment ^^^^^^^^ that this goes both ways? The important point for all of us is not to be drawn completely into one side of an argument and become completely invested emotionally and intellectually.
Who made those charts, exactly? Can you give a link? They claim to be based on various sources, but I don't think those sources made the same predictions.OilFinder2 wrote:Fair enough - but it's just so much fun showing that chart, I couldn't resist!