ExxonMobil: Fossil Fuels Will Produce 80% of World Energy Thru 2040

Understanding the global energy picture is helpful so we know where the shale energy piece “fits” in that picture. Each year ExxonMobil prepares an annual energy outlook. On Monday they released the 2016 ExxonMobil Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040 report (full copy embedded below). Some interesting tidbits from the report: “In 2040, oil and natural gas are expected to make up nearly 60 percent of global supplies, while nuclear and renewables will be approaching 25 percent. Oil will provide one third of the world’s energy in 2040, remaining the No. 1 source of fuel, and natural gas will move into second place.” Perhaps most astonishing (for wacko environmentalists) is this: Fossil fules–oil, natural gas and coal– will continue to meet almost 80 percent of the world’s energy needs through 2040. It is intellectual suicide to pretend so-called renewables will be able to shoulder the energy burden in our lifetime. Ain’t gonna happen. We live in a world powered by fossil energy–and THERE’S NOTHING WRONG WITH IT…

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