Category Archives: Oil/Energy

Is Gasoline Cheaper Than Water? by Dom Armentano

Think gasoline prices are historically high? Think that there is no competition in the petroleum industry? Think that the oil companies earn a “monopoly”profit selling gasoline? Well think again. When Ronald Regan took office in January of 1981, gasoline sold … Continue reading

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If I Wanted America To Fail…..

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Getting to Know Ron Paul #13: Energy

This article is dedicated to Dr. Ron Paul’s stance on Energy.  More info can be found at  RonPaul2012.com  This is #13 in a series that I am posting on here titled “Getting to Know Ron Paul”. FREE MARKET SOLUTIONS The free … Continue reading

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Graceland Updates 16Dec2011–Stuart Thompson

This is an excerpt from ‘Graceland Updates’, a daily newsletter that I am subscribed to by Stuart Thompson. When gold was $500, did you think you would feel this horrible at $1600 gold? Well, please throw your pipedream of how … Continue reading

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Oil Well Drilling

Oil well drilling has been the main means of producing oil ever since Colonel Drake drilled that first well in 1859, which signaled the start of the American petroleum industry. Drilling techniques and equipment have changed throughout the decades from … Continue reading

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Motley Fool: Oil-field giant keeps driving strong results – Spokesman.com – Nov. 27, 2011

National Oilwell Varco’s (NYSE: NOV) third-quarter results were impressive. The oil-field-services giant posted year-over-year increases in earnings per share and revenue of 30 percent and 24 percent, respectively. All segments saw healthy growth, especially Rig Technology, which had a record … Continue reading

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The New Price Era of Oil and Gold – Blogs at Chris Martenson

“If society consumed no energy, civilization would be worthless. It is only by consuming energy that civilization is able to maintain the activities that give it economic value. This means that if we ever start to run out of energy, … Continue reading

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Decline in Commodities Is ‘Artificial’: Jim Rogers – CNBC

The recent decline in commodity prices has little to do with fundamentals and everything to do with the collapse of brokerage firm MF Global, says renowned investor Jim Rogers, who described the sell-off as artificial. “With MF Global going bankrupt … Continue reading

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The Crash Course — Understanding Our Nation’s Financial Situation

I just got finished watching a video series called “The Crash Course” by Chris Martenson.  The entire series is composed of 20 videos ranging from 5-20 minutes each, about 3 hours 23 minutes total.  The topic of the videos is … Continue reading

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