Oil energy

Oil price changes over time

monthly inflation adjusted oil price chart, from 1946 to june 2012

Peak Oil - documenting the peak of cheap oil and its effect on societies around the world

Bittooth Energy
Writings about the evolving problems arisimg at the peak and downslope of oil supply by retired Professor David (Dave Summers) founder of the Oil Drum site. The site focusses on documenting and commenting on  the unfolding situation as it happens over time. It also includes many excellent 'for the layperson' explanations on technical matters relating to oil and gas production.

The Numbers

Worlds top oil producers
Listed and overviewed (2008 EIA data)  -  http://bittooth.blogspot.co.nz/2011/02/ogpss-looking-at-top-producers.html
Second Tier Producers in the Top Tier List - Mexico, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait. http://bittooth.blogspot.co.nz/2011/02/ogpss-second-tier-oil-producers.html
Second Tier Producer - Venezuela, a special case - http://bittooth.blogspot.com/2011/01/ogpss-production-from-venezuela-and-new.html
Second Tier Producers lowest in the list - Norway, Brazil, Iraq, Algeria - http://bittooth.blogspot.co.nz/2011/02/ogpss-lower-second-tier-oil-producers.html
ThirdTier Producers - Nigeria, Angola, Libya - http://bittooth.blogspot.co.nz/2011/03/ogpss-at-around-2-mbd-nigeria-angola.html