Posts Tagged: Oil price

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 »

2014-07-25

The Master Resource Report 2014-07-25 Brine disposal and lightning don’t mix WILLISTON, N.D. — Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling — not the oil wells or… Read more »

2014-07-11

The Master Resource Report 2014-07-11 Oklahoma earthquakes Last week the Wall Street Journal had an article that looked at the jump in magnitude 3 and above quakes that have been registered in Oklahoma. Temblors in Oklahoma used to be rare. Before 2008, the state experienced just one earthquake of magnitude 3 or larger each year…. 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 »

2013-10-04

The Master Resource Report 2013-10-04 The world’s largest commercial ship. The world’s largest containership owned by Maersk can hold 18,000 twenty foot container units (TCU) and is more than a quarter mile long. The new Triple E class ship will cut fuel consumption and carbon emissions by 50% per container unit. It is curious though… Read more »