Posts Tagged: Tar Sands


The Master Resource Report 2014-03-07 Walmart’s new super truck Walmart unveiled its latest effort to keep the goods flowing to their thousands of stores as fuel price climb. The video below shows off the new Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience truck. The new concept (that means it may never actually make it to the road)  Walmart… Read more »


The Master Resource Report 2013-03-29 US rig count falls by 39 According to Baker Hughes the U.S. rig count drilling for natural gas fell by 29 last week. As noted last week the trend towards 400 rigs drilling for gas appeared in place. Well it blew thru that to 389 down 269 from year ago… Read more »


The Master Resource Report  2012-06-01 How dirty is your building While researching issues surrounding natural gas this week my partner Kevin came across some amazing facts about the fuel consumption of buildings in New York City. This graph is from illustrates how important the built infrastructure is when it comes to pollution. Converting these… Read more »


The Master Resource Report  2012-05-18 Mexico production & exports The charts below update the situation of Mexico’s production and exports. (Source: Pemex) Mexico’s 2012 first quarter production is down 23,000 b/d from 2011 levels of 2.57 mb/d. Production so far is down 0.9% from last year’s average for the first quarter while exports are down… Read more »


The Master Resource Report  2011-07-08 Others are waking up to net exports.    (page 1 ) Virtual/Embodied energy.    (page 2 ) Water, energy and natural capital.   (page 3 ) Oil is everywhere.   (page 3 ) Mexico and Canada.   (page 4 ) Oil price predictions – will they ever learn? Despite a dismal history of predicting oil… Read more »