Hubbert's PeakBob Williams' proposal for a global hydrocarbon inventory system was a high point of the Hubbert's Peak panel session at the OTC. I hope that progress can be made on this front.It is commendable that Oil & Gas Journal has entered the fray on this issue. Any improvement upon the existing global production and reserve database will be a blessing, and truly reliable data would give us a shot at resolving whether or not we have a serious problem on our hands. Only then can there be a rational response. Without sound analysis, I am afraid that some politicians in Washington, Brussels, and elsewhere will go off half-cocked and make things worse.R. Patrick MacDanielAzer...

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