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User Review  - KeithAkers - LibraryThing

This may be a bit technical for many people but is a good general introduction. The best part is his chapter 3, I believe, where he describes roughly the mathematics involved in Hubbert's original thesis. If it's too technical, read "The Party's Over" by Heinberg. Read full review

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"It's about API" (p.100)
My father was an O&G draftsman in Midland who used this statement on us kids at home, always drawing our blank stares. New I finally know!!

Review: Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak

User Review  - Andy Gibb - Goodreads

Written by an oilman, this View from Hubbert's Peak is reluctant to bite the hand that fed him and certainly posits the continued existence of industrial civilisation. That apart, the message is as ... Read full review

Review: Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

The materials in this book are very outdated and worst still contradict the books direction. The author made a bold statement saying that shale gas was too expensive and would never take off. We all know the contrary happened. Read full review

Review: Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak

User Review  - Martin Hazine - Goodreads

Very technical in some areas. I feel like I'd need to read it a couple times to really get all the details about oil production in the book. Read full review

Review: Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak

User Review  - Christian - Goodreads

Not as valuable as his first book on peak oil. Just a wide ranging discussion of possible alternatives that won't come on line to scale for another 20 years. Read full review

Review: Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak

User Review  - Gina - Goodreads

Good book for background in geology. Otherwise presents no useful information or plausible solutions. Read full review

Review: Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak

User Review  - Alexander - Goodreads

Good book. Introduced me to the idea that the world is running out of accessible cheap oil. I really liked the technical aspect of it. The math behind the phenomena reinforced some things I learned in ... Read full review

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User Review  - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing

Given the BP spill this is now a "must have" book. Read full review

Review: Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak

User Review  - Jess - Goodreads

So far I am LOVING this book. Read full review


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