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also on the oil Drum:
http://www.theoildrum.com/node/3226

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Sat Nov 10th, 2007 at 01:46:26 PM EST
Just remember that the CEO's of the big oil firms have a conflict of interest. If they can inspire a minor panic and this causes prices to rise they can anticipate higher profits.

Some how I trusted John Browne of BP because he was taking actions to move the firm into new energy technologies. I don't know anything about the new fellow, but he needs to do some repair work on the bottom line after all the problems that BP has had over the last few years.

I can't speak for the others, but a bit of skepticism as to their recent "conversion" might not be such a bad idea.

Policies not Politics
---- Daily Landscape

by rdf (robert.feinman@gmail.com) on Sat Nov 10th, 2007 at 05:09:01 PM EST
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Yes, but if they go to far they may inspire a conservation backlash.  We can only hope.

I can swear there ain't no heaven but I pray there ain't no hell. _ Blood Sweat & Tears
by Gringo (stargazing camel at aoldotcom) on Sat Nov 10th, 2007 at 08:41:55 PM EST
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how high would the floodwaters have to get?

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Sat Nov 10th, 2007 at 08:44:55 PM EST
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Well, undoubtedly pretty high.  I'm continually amazed at the total lack of concern with which many Americans go about their daily lives.

I can swear there ain't no heaven but I pray there ain't no hell. _ Blood Sweat & Tears
by Gringo (stargazing camel at aoldotcom) on Sat Nov 10th, 2007 at 11:25:00 PM EST
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