About: Peak oil

Euro & Finance 07-02-2008

The new role of oil wealth in the world economy

With oil prices having more than tripled since 2002, petrodollar investments have become the world's largest source of net global capital flows and are leading to a broad shift in global economic markets, an analysis by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) says.
Trade & Society 28-03-2007

Technologies to push back the oil peak

Two experts from the French Petroleum Institute (Institut Français du Pétrole – IFP) take a look at the situation created by rising oil prices and argue that, paradoxically, they also bring about new opportunities to push back the oil-production peak. The article was originally published in Total's 'Energies' magazine December 2006 issue.