THE REVIVAL OF MOUNTRAIL’s ”OLD” SWEET SPOTS

This post is an update and slight expansion of my previous post In Bakken (ND) it is now mostly about McKenzie County about developments in light tight oil (LTO) extraction in the Bakken/Three Forks formations in North Dakota. It also includes a little about developments in LTO extraction from Bakken/Three Forks in Elm Coulee, Montana.Continue reading “THE REVIVAL OF MOUNTRAIL’s ”OLD” SWEET SPOTS”

NORWAY’s PETROLEUM ECONOMY STRUGGLES WITH DECLINING DEBT PRODUCTIVITY

In this post I present a closer look into the developments in the Norwegian Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the Marginal Productivity of Debt (MPD) from households, non-Financials and municipalities. Further a brief update on developments in credit/debt growth (for households, non-Financials and municipalities) in Norway. Sovereign debt and debts in the financial sector areContinue reading “NORWAY’s PETROLEUM ECONOMY STRUGGLES WITH DECLINING DEBT PRODUCTIVITY”

CENTRAL BANKS’ BALANCE SHEETS, INTEREST RATES AND THE OIL PRICE

In this post I present a more detailed look at developments in central banks’ balance sheets, interest rates and the oil price since mid 2006 and as of recently. Paper and digital money are human inventions. Most people truly believe it is money that powers the society and their lives because they have never hadContinue reading “CENTRAL BANKS’ BALANCE SHEETS, INTEREST RATES AND THE OIL PRICE”