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Daniel Yergin: Looking Back and Forward at Big Trends in Energy

February 24, 2014 by Jesse Jenkins
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Big Trends in Energy

Pulitzer prize-winning author and energy analyst Daniel Yergin kicked off the 2014 MIT Energy Conference Friday by looking back at big changes in the energy landscape since the conference launched in 2006—and ahead at three visions for the future of energy.[read more]

Don’t Peak: On Ill-Considered Peak Oil Debates

September 27, 2011 by Michael Giberson
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Daniel Yergin’s peak oil commentary in last Saturday’s Wall Street Journal has set the econoblogosphere to chattering, or at least those of us in the energy corner. In addition to the clash of the titans, i.e. James Hamilton’s “More thoughts on peak oil” rejoinder to Yergin, the mere mortals are going at it, too. Michael Levi did a quick...[read more]

Yergin: Oil prices not driven by supply and demand…

November 17, 2009 by Michael Giberson

Reuter’s reports remarks of Daniel Yergin made in Singapore: “Oil prices today do not reflect the world’s supply and demand fundamentals. Instead, prices are reflective of the weak dollar and expectations of a strong economic recovery,” Yergin told reporters on the sidelines of a conference. Changing value of the dollar aside, isn’t all...[read more]

Natural gas from shale: long lasting or going fast?

November 4, 2009 by Michael Giberson

Daniel Yergin and Robert Ineson have an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal discussing the development and implications of natural gas from shale in the U.S. market. Not much will be new to you if you’ve been following the commentary here for a while, but they do provide a very good, general overview. The basic story: The companies were...[read more]

Michael Lynch, Daniel Yergin--The Denizens of Peak Oil Denial

September 2, 2009 by Big Gav

I'm not sure why anyone would take Michael Lynch or Daniel Yergin all that seriously, but people still get all riled up every time they publish a new article. Energy Bulletin has an article from Steve Andrews and Randy Udall of ASPO USA about their most recent pontifications in print - Michael Lynch, Daniel Yergin--The Denizens of Peak...[read more]