Posts Tagged: Canada

2014-08-01

The Master Resource Report 2014-08-01 As noted in the report this week this is the last issue of The Master Resource Report. Nonhydro renewables out produce hydropower On the EIA’s Today in Energy page yesterday it was reported that nonhydro renewables now routinely surpass traditional hydropower generation. April marked the eighth consecutive month that total… Read more »

2014-06-13

The Master Resource Report 2014-06-13 The Bakken’s radioactive problem When you talk to folks who have visited or worked in the booming oil fields of North Dakota they report it being like the Wild, Wild West. And like any gold rush period government and environmental regulation enforcement runs way behind the curve. Associated Press: People… Read more »

2014-05-16

The Master Resource Report 2014-05-16 Toyota ends battery and drivetrain supply deal with Tesla Toyota announced this week that it will not be renewing its agreement with Tesla to supply batteries and the drivetrain for its RAV4 electric crossover vehicle. The RAV4 electric has sold poorly since its introduction. According to a New York Times… Read more »

2014-04-11

The Master Resource Report 2014-04-11 The US top oil producing counties Drillinginfo posted a very interesting map and supporting data that highlights just how small the area producing half of US oil production really is. One highlight is that Kern County California is number three and it has been producing now for over 100 years…. Read more »

2014-03-14

The Master Resource Report 2014-03-14 Quick look at the Bakken data just released The North Dakota Dept. of Mineral Resources released the January production data yesterday. So here is a quick look at what it shows. Next week’s report will look at it in more detail. The graphs below illustrate what happens when the new… Read more »