The U.S. Energy Information Administration just released December 2011 data for U.S. petroleum trade. The EIA reports that net oil imports fell last year to 45.2% (lower even than previously reported based on data that didn’t include year-end figures), which … read more
An earlier version of the chart above was featured on CD in November and it generated a lot interest and 133 comments, so I’m providing an update here based on employment and real GDP data through 2011. More than any … read more
1. North Dakota’s oil prosperity is spreading statewide to cities on the far eastern edge of the state like Grand Forks and Fargo that are 300 miles away from the Bakken oil region in the far western part of the … read more
This video of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard being threatened last week by Aboriginal rights supporters is a case study in civilized behavior versus the mob. Appearing at a restaurant for an Australia Day event, Gillard and opposition leader Tony … read more
Click to enlarge. From XKDC.com.