What Fuels Oil and Gas Prices? (w/ Diego Parrilla)

DIEGO PARRILLA: My name is Diego Parrilla, I’m a mining and petroleum engineer from Spain. I did my masters in Mineral Economics in the Colorado School of Mines and the French Institute of Petroleum in Paris. I spent pretty much half of my career on the investment banking side with some of the leading global […]

Why Did Fukushima Explode?

Good morning, John. Suddenly, along with the disaster in Japan, it has become kind of necessary to understand a little bit about how nuclear reactors work. And so I hope that you will excuse me postponing my Thoughts from Haiti and instead giving in direction as to how nuclear reactors work and how that pertains […]

8 Amazing Energy Facts

8 Amazing Energy Facts Only 10% of energy in a light bulb is used to create light. Ninety percent of a light bulb’s energy creates heat. Compact fluorescent light bulbs use about 80% less electricity than conventional bulbs and last up to 12 times longer. Refrigerators in the U.S. consume about the same energy as […]

When Will We Stop Using Oil?

[MUSIC] In the early 2000s, news of the end of the oil age was everywhere. “No more oil!” Yet, here we are a decade later, “Oil everywhere! We’ll never run out of oil!!”. So which is it? Right now the world produces a whopping 93 million barrels of oil every day, but more than a […]