Tagged with "Oil scarcity myth"
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    With oil in decline, Scottish economy falters under SNP

    The Scottish economy has faltered, partly due to declining North Sea oil reserves. But the Scottish National Party not only needs to be honest about that, it also needs to explain why poor economic performance relative to the rest of the UK has coincided with its own period in government

    by Sir John Redwood MP - 11 April 2017
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    Cheaper oil: more of a curate’s egg than a total blessing

    Falling oil prices are great for consumers, and industry. They're bad for Putin and Saudi. But they're also bad for Britain's oil industry, and could potentially be highly destabilising in Africa and the MidEast. It's more complex than it appears

    by Robin Mitchinson - 21 December 2014
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    Oil is well for American independence

    The US, paradoxically, is now all at once the world’s largest producer, consumer, and importer of oil. This should change the dynamics of global politics in the West's favour. But with Obama at the helm...

    by Michael Curtis - 12 November 2014
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    Big Green, Not Big Oil, is the Enemy

    Other than food, no commodity is as important to the world as energy. Yet, because of angst-ridden theoretical speculation – not empirical science – the modern green agenda has effected an intellectual disconnect

    by Peter C. Glover and Michael J. Economides - 12 June 2013
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    Iran or no Iran, there will be oil

    If, as looks increasingly likely, conflict over Iran’s nuclear ambitions is approaching, two things are clear: Shia Iran’s Sunni ‘friends’ will not stand with them and, Iran or no Iran, there will be oil

    by Peter C. Glover - 28 September 2012