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Don't try to avoid the F-word in LNG

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There is a German saying. He, who does a voyage, shall have stories…

Why pigs should not sing

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After nearly a decade in LNG I tend to believe that I should…

The real reason for the (so called) low oil price

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So we have lived through the last OPEC meeting in Vienna holding…

Evolution in the LNG garden

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Modern man with all his marvels is roaming the planet because…

80 USD oil is not cheap

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I am feeling a little like in a warp bubble - don't you? Browsing…

Peak everything is bullshit - how about peak idiots

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It's incredible how some old, bad ideas linger on in human minds…

The value of bad news - only good news is toxic

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Too much good news can kill an otherwise perfectly healthy project as it raises a lot of alarm bells. Those problems are not to be taken lightly and need careful planning and constant calibrating of the project. But denying that it’s there is not going to make things better as educated partners, customers, officials and investors will not miss out on it.

Why shale is good for mankind but bad for the US

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But America needs to fix its addiction to easy money and the current crisis could have been the best thing happening to the country in a long while for its curative properties. Its going to be bluntet by the shale gas boom as this puts new easy money at the fingertips of politicians.

Natural Gas and Chaos theory - predicting unpredictability

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Scientific chaos is not the same as your ordinary chaos. It simply means that it is impossible to predict exactly what will happen in all but the very simplest systems, even if every detail of its past and current conditions is known.

Cheap oil is over - what that means for LNG

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Cheap oil is gone, expensive oil comes in. But that changes the architecture of the energy planet more than most would like to think.

What your experience is worth in a wormhole

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Expertise can be a drawback. Sometimes it's outright deadly. Some things - sometimes - change so deeply, so radically that old experience does not even serve as a valid foundation for new learning anymore. It becomes so harmful - you must get rid of it - or else you face oblivion. In Natural gas - this happens right here - right now.