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Apuntes de Política Petrolera Venezolana IX

Artículo original de  Carlos Mendoza Pottellá Recursos, Reservas, Faja y Lutitas El US Geological Survey, USGS según sus siglas, acaba de presentar el resultados de sus estimaciones sobre los recursos del campo Wolfcamp en las lutitas de la Cuenca Pérmica de Texas y Nuevo México. Informa, además, que es la mayor estimación de recursos técnicamente […]

US oil producers: Import quotas wished for

The following article “American oil producers demand return of Eisenhower-era import quotas” was published in North American Energy News in April 2016, and was a request to the victor in the coming presidential elections. Within the text Max Fawcett says that such quotas would represent an enormous geopolitical shift, and would likely leave the United […]

OPEC, Russia and shale are in the same boat

Some are announcing OPEC’s approaching death, but where does the truth lie? It would be useful for those who celebrate the US number one position as an oil producer to compare the number of their producing wells with those in Saudi Arabia. This short exercise shows that the reality is that the very poor productivity […]

Depleted Uranium and Climate Change… Bush 41 In Memoriam

Environment and climate change have become part of the most often and seriously discussed issues worldwide. But unfortunately not everyone is convinced by, as a case in point, the very recent official and alarming US report which concludes that the changing climate “is transforming where and how we live and presents growing challenges to human […]

Apuntes de política petrolera venezolana (VII)

Artículo original por Carlos Mendoza Potellá CITGO y la “internacionalización” (Tercera parte) Las referencias históricas hechas en las dos “Apuntes” anteriores, fueron motivadas precisamente por los recientes intentos de los acreedores de la República de cobrarse, a la brava, con patrimonios de ésta ubicados fuera de su jurisdicción y soberanía. Como a la oportunidad la […]