Air Pollution is Like Forcing Weak, Old and Young People to Smoke Every Day

Microscopic particulates that form from the use of fossil fuels for energy, transportation, industry and agriculture are the main cause of deaths from air pollution. The main sources of air pollution are from coal for energy generation and the various uses of oil for industry and transportation. There are also particulates from agriculture, wildfires. Emissions …

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Ransomeware Attack Shuts Key East Coast Gas Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline has had a cyberattack involving ransomeware from an Eastern European-based criminal gang called DarkSide. Colonial Pipeline has temporarily shutdown 2.5 million barrels per day of pipelines. This is about 12-15% of US oil capacity. On May 7, the Colonial Pipeline Company learned it was the victim of a cybersecurity attack. We have since …

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Future Oil Price War as Iran Sanctions Get Lifted

Economic sanctions have cut Iran’s oil production in half and dropped oil exports to less than 20% of normal. Iran’s oil production is currently below 2 million barrels per day and Iran has about 300,000 barrels per day of oil exports. source: tradingeconomics.com Biden is expected to lift sanctions if Iran returns to strict compliance …

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Venezuela Has One Functioning Oil Rig and Venezuela Oil Will Likely Never Recover

Venezuela has one active oil rig according to the Baker Hughes international oil rig report. Venezuela is producing 367,000 barrels of oil per day. In 2016, Venezuela’s economy needed about 600,000 barrels per day. Venezuela depends upon oil import shipments from Iran. Venezeuela had oil production levels of 2.4-3.5 million barrels per day and was …

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Middle East Endgame With Iran Contained

Iran should give up the mistaken belief that they will be allowed to get a nuclear bomb. The countries that oppose Iran developing nuclear weapons have strengthened their alliance. Iran hopes that Biden wins the election and that Joe restores looser terms and lifts sanctions. Israel Can Hit Iran Without Midair Refueling if Basing From …

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Russia’s Military Only Deserves a Two-Page Update to US Congress

Russia’s military is so meaningless to the US that the annual report on the capabilities of Russia’s armed forces is two pages long and a one-paragraph disclaimer. Oil and gas production makes up about 39% of Russia’s economy. Oil prices in 2020 are about half the level in 2018. Coronavirus is also impacting Russia’s economy …

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Late in 2020 or in 2021 Apple and Microsoft Should Pass Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco is currently the most valuable company in the world. They have a stock price of 32.9 riyal. The value of the Riyal is pegged to the US dollar at 0.27 dollars to one Riyal. Saudi Aramco is worth $1.78 trillion. Apple is currently at $1.59 trillion Microsoft is $1.53 trillion Amazon is at …

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