How much oil do we consume and where does it come from?
What are the roles of Saudi Arabia and OPEC?
What happened to peak oil?
Nikki Jones, researcher/writer on global energy, will be giving a beginner’s guide to the oil and gas industry in The Room Above, The White Bear, St Michael’s Hill, Bristol, BS2 8BS. She will explain how oil, the life-blood of the world economy, is traded around the world, the role of the super-majors (including BP and Shell), and the impact of shale and tar sands production. There will opportunities for questions throughout.
This talk will be the second in a series of seven talks focusing on climate change and energy use. The other talks in this series are:
All talks are sponsored by the Bristol Energy Cooperative.
The talk will begin at 7:30 pm.