[ExI] Whatever happened to peak oil by 2020?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed May 8 15:02:59 UTC 2013

On Wed, May 08, 2013 at 07:48:40AM -0700, Adrian Tymes wrote:
> On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 5:07 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> > One does not simply synthesize gasoline</boromir> Particularly,
> > if you want to fill a large gap almost overnight.
> >
> > Look into costs and time and material and energy input
> > for a plant, then multiply by the number required.
> >
> Would you happen to have a convenient source for said costs
> and time?  A quick search didn't find any, but I may have used
> the wrong terms.

It can be tricky to find. Here's an article with a few


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