Global oil discoveries peaked in the 1960s and are rapidly declining as oil becomes harder to find.
Today there is a growing gap between new oil discoveries and production. Oil is a finite resource.
US oil production peaked around 1970. A global peak in oil production is imminent.
y = 31.5e-.0004(x-2006)²
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4
38 Black-and-White Illustrations/17 charts and graphs/Notes/Index
Hill and Wang
Pub Date: 06/2006
“This book explains both why the decline of our most precious fuel is inevitable and how challenging it will be to cope with what comes next.”—Richard E. Smalley, University Professor, Rice University, and 1996 Nobel laureate
Kenneth S. Deffeyes is Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. His previous book, Hubbert's Peak: The Impending World Oil Shortage, was published in 2001 by Princeton University Press.
Paperback - 288 pages
Width: 6 Inches x Height: 9 Inches
Weight: 465 Grams
BISAC: POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Environmental Policy
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Pub. Date: 2004-09-01