Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

3 Dec 14 2012 @ 10:50am by Matt Smith in Blog, Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

Three Themes For Twenty Forty

Earlier this week, Exxon Mobil released a report called ‘The Outlook For Energy: A View to 2040‘. Such reports are always great for identifying trends, once you accept the erroneous nature of trying to predict energy trends nearly 30 years into the future. I initially pulled a bunch of info and charts before realizing what I had was rather long and boring, so I have culled it down to these three themes: total energy demand growth, transportation growth, and industrial demand growth.  » read more

3 Oct 19 2011 @ 10:18pm by Matt Smith in Global Energy, Random

The Top Ten Energy-related Halloween Costumes for 2011

Yep, it’s that time of the year when we plan what to wear on this most ghoulish of holidays. So here are some tips – straight from Base Camp Burrito - with the top ten energy-related Halloween costumes for 2011: » read more

2 Oct 13 2011 @ 10:10am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Random, risk management

It’s Sky-way or the Highway! (Aviation or Automobile Quiz)

In the last week I have been doing some digging into the topic of flight. But rather than just throw out some random facts, I figured I’d make you do the work. So here are ten questions from which you simply need to decide what form of transport it relates to: aviation or automobile. There is even a bonus question at the end with a chance to win a prize. If that’s not enough of an incentive to make you read on, then, err…don’t. Grab a pen, and let’s play! » read more

0 Feb 3 2011 @ 10:50am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

10 for 2030

Hum dee dum. I have some more creative / humorous posts in the works (I promise), but despite feeling like I am gipping you this week, I wanted to share some of the more intriguing points from some recent reports from two members of ‘big oil‘, BP and Exxon Mobil. The two chunky outlooks take a look at the energy sector out to 2030, and from my tortilla-like perspective, here’s the top ten tidbits: » read more