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trismus posted to the Current Events board. 5:28 PM

High stakes chess.

This is a chess game. The raid on the ruble was supposed to be a checkmate. It’s not. Not when deployed by amateur scrabble players. And don’t forget the Russia-China strategic partnership. The storm may be abating, but the match [more]

Wed Dec 17

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trismus replied to the Peak Oil Party board. 9:59 AM

Re: Oil below $60 per barrel

Venezuela will be bankrupt at $40 oil. The country will spin out of control. No one now is willing to invest there. A good chunk of their oil is oil sands....and it takes big money to expand and keep it going. Scratch Venezuela as a supplier. [more]

Tue Dec 16

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trismus replied to the Current Events board. 1:50 PM

Re: Shale oil.

The Saudis can produce a barrel for $10 to $20 a barrel but transportation costs are higher.

The Saud's lifting price is at $3-5.
The Saud's economy needs $100 to break even. They are hurting. Good!
They might be forced to cut [more]

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trismus posted to the Current Events board. 7:37 AM

Shale oil.

As I understand it, it cost $60-80 to produce a barrel of shale oil.
If oil continues to fall then surely the operators will be forced to either shut down the wells or go to the wall.

ME wars, sanctions on Russia (pain in Europe) and [more]

Fri Oct 17

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trismus posted to the Current Events board. 2:30 PM

Londons crazy property market

$800,000 lock up garage!

The run-down lock-up is now going to auction with a guide price of around £500,000 to £550,000 - which would make it the most expensive garage ever sold in the UK.

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Tue Oct 7

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trismus posted to the Current Events board. 11:34 AM

Should we pay ransom money.

I know all the moral and ethical arguments against doing so, but with the chaos going on in the ME, with us being more than a little bit to blame for it I wonder if our stand on ransom is the right one.

A third American hostage held by [more]

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trismus replied to the Current Events board. 5:05 AM

Re: he is not a scientist

This may be relevant to this thread:

"It [the warming] could start anytime - and that is an indication that we don’t fully understand the climate.

"That’s a reality that most climate scientists are reluctant to
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Tue Sep 30

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Very First Post Re: Hypocricy ? (9/16/2001)
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