"We are dependent on oil for our
commerce, medicine, communication,
sanitation and the job specialization that provides the vast majority of our
our dependency will involve wholesale change in the way we live and who we
are." - Sara Anne EdwardsMatthew Simmons, chairman and CEO of the
leading oil industry investment bank Simmons & Co. International, financed
the exploration and
development of new oil reserves.
In Twilight in the Desert,
Matthew Simmons states:
(1) Most of Saudi Arabia's oil output is
generated by a few giant fields, of which Ghawar - the Earth's largest - is the
(2) These giant oil fields were first developed 40 to 50
years ago, and have since given up much of their easily extracted oil.
(3) To maintain high levels of production
in these major oil fields, the Saudis have come to rely increasingly on the use
of water injection and other secondary recovery methods to compensate for the
drop in natural field pressure.
(4) As time passes, the ratio of water
to oil in these underground fields rises to the point where further oil
extraction becomes difficult, if not impossible and there is very little reason
to assume that future Saudi exploration will result in the discovery of new oil
fields to replace those now in decline.
Energy Outlook 2008
A study of the depletion rates of the
world's top 800 oil fields found that the world would need to add 64 million
barrels per day (mbpd) of new capacity between 2007 and 2030 in order to meet
an anticipated demand growing
at 1.6% per year.
Depletion rates after the peak can vary widely, from
about 2% per year for a well-managed onshore field, to 20% or more per year for
deepwater fields like Mexico's Cantarell field, and other deepwater fields in
the Gulf of Mexico.
Of the 42 largest oil producing countries in the
world, representing roughly 98% of all oil production, 30 have either plateaued
or passed their peaks.
The IEA concluded that the world will have a
hard time reaching 100 mbpd within the next two decades.
projected supply curves are now sharply reduced, while their global demand
projections continue to show about a 1.5% annual rate of growth.
report concluded with this stark warning:
By 2015, we expect relentless
depletion to overcome new supply.
January 2006 and June 2007
International Monetary Fund records
a world wide 23% rise in food
In this new world order of high energy prices
basic food commodities such as
soybeans and sugarcane
will also become major energy sources.
be converted into bread for food or ethanol for gas stations.
Vegetable oil can be used for cooking or it can go to be used as
Faced with an insatiable demand for automotive fuel,
will want to clear more
and more of the remaining tropical forests to produce sugarcane, oil palms,
and other high yielding fuel crops generating a massive new threat to genetic
diversity by conversion to industrial monoculture.
To survive humanity
must turn to local sustainable energy sources.
The resource exploitive
fossil fuel based, automobile centered, shopping center oriented, throwaway
global consumer cultural model will be replaced with
a 'new' symbiotic
biomimicking cultural model.
In the small isolated communities that
survive the throwaway global consumer culture
symbiotic biomimicking cultural model based on reuse/recycle
"cradle-to-cradle" economy powered by
renewable energy sources:
wind, solar, tide,
geothermal, hydropower, and hemp biofuels.
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