Eamon Keane submits:On Thursday the Davos World Energy Outlook Panel took place. It's well worth a look, you can find the video or podcast here. The participants were: Chair: Daniel Yergin - Cambridge Energy Research AssociatesComplete Story »
On 17 September The Wall Street Journal published a fascinating article on “peak oil,” “There Will Be Oil,” written by Daniel Yergin, chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates, an energy research and consulting firm and deserved recipient of Pulitzer Prize for his 1991 book, The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power.
According to The Wall Street Journal, “There Will Be Oil” “is adapted from his new book, The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World.”
Andrew Ross Sorkin has placed himself on the party beat at Davos: since nothing has happened yet, the main thing to report is that everybody’s Friday-night dance card is looking pretty forlorn. The Google party being canceled we could live with, but the cancellation of the Accel party is bigger news — people really loved that one.
From Fortune, "America's Energy Job Machine is Heating Up""Along the Texas coast it's easy to spot the effects of America's oil and gas renaissance in new hotels built in the past five years (many of them now populated by itinerant oilfield workers), in the multiplying numbers of overnight "shale-ionaires," in rising home values, expanding car and truck dealerships, and effectively full employment.
The biggest story emerging from the World Economic Forum's annual meeting, set to convene in Davos, Switzerland, tomorrow, isn't about the financial crisis, the environment, or the wars raging on multiple fronts across the globe. It's about who's not showing up.