ASPO sees conventional oil production peaking by 2010

The Association for the Study of Peak Oil (ASPO)—a network of scientists, universities, and government departments—met near Paris at the Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP) late last month to push their strong warning that conventional oil production will peak before 2010.Backing ASPO is the Oil Depletion Analysis Centre (ODAC), which is self-described as "an independent, UK-registered educational charity working to raise public awareness and promote better understanding of the world's oil depletion problem."Both ASPO and ODAC openly denounce the "politically correct" view held by most policymakers and institutions—not to mention oil companies—that "ne...

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