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What is happening with Oil? price and availability impact
Title:
What is happening with Oil? price and availability impact
When:
Wed, 25 May 2016  6.30pm - 8.30pm
Where:
Paterson's Land Rm 1.21, Moray House - Edinburgh
Category:
Environment

Description

Register at https:// oil25may.eventbrite.co.uk/

A public meeting to discuss the drivers for the global situation and the impacts now and in the future. Dr Alister Hamilton, member of Transition Edinburgh, avid watcher of Peak Oil scenarios and Senior Lecturer in the University of Edinburgh School of Engineering will share his latest analysis of the data and the trends.

Chris Cook, oil industry whistleblower and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Security & Resilience Studies, University College London, will share views on the current geopolitical shenanigans.

Share your ideas too in a wide-ranging discussion on what all this means.

The Ponzi Fracking schemes in the USA have depressed prices - but for how long?
What does the current global glut mean for Peak Oil / Oil Depletion? 
What is really happening with OPEC and the Saudi super oil ministry?
Will the transition to renewables - wind and solar - really cut demand?
What is likely impact of electric vehicles on demand for oil?
Would Unconventional Gas extracted from mainland Britain really be cheap?

 

Mary Church, Head of Campaigns for Friends of the Earth Scotland, will respond and draw out the key issues to watch.

All welcome. Some refreshments available if you arrive in good time before 6.30!

Venue

Venue:
Paterson's Land Rm 1.21, Moray House
Street:
Holyrood Road
ZIP:
EH8 8AQ
City:
Edinburgh
Country:
UK

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