The Three Musketeers for "Peak Oil"
On Wednesday, December 7, Peak Oil got its first official congressional
forum when the House Energy and Air Quality Subcommittee conducted a hearing
on the subject. Strong testimonies in faivor of Peak Oil was given by Aleklett,
Hirsch and Bartlett. The director from CERA, Esser, said don’t worry, be happy.
Cngressman Ralph M. Hall, Texas, was chairing the hearing.
Kjell Aleklett and Ralph M. Hall
The Honorable Roscoe G. Bartlett, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington,
The Honorable Tom Udall, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.(
Kjell Aleklett, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Radiation Sciences, Uppsala
University, Uppsala, Sweden, (
Dr. Robert L. Hirsch, Senior Energy Program Advisor, SAIC, Alexandria,
Robert Esser, Senior Consultant and Director, Cambridge Energy Research
Associates, Huntington, N.Y. (
Not present: Murray Smith, Minister-Counsellor Government, Canadian Embassy,
Press and the hearing:
Lawmakers: Will we run out of oil?
Lawmakers: US should prepare for global oil flow peak
Rep. Offers 'Man on the Moon' Problem-Solving to Combat Oil Shortage
Kjell Aleklett: According to the Rules of the Energy and Air Quality Committee
invited witnesses must pay for all expenses coming to Washington. The total
expenses for me are $2000 and I’m thankful if anyone likes to sponsor part
of my expenses (send an e-mail