New discussion forum initiated by Chevron Corporation, with introductory presentations, discussion papers and moderated forums for subscribed forums (all free).
Below are the texts and references from its 'Issues in brief' and 'Why join us now' sections. There are seperate papers for discussion forums.
Fossil fuels currently supply most of the world’s energy, and are expected to continue to do so for the foreseeable future.1 While supplies are currently abundant, they won’t last forever.2 Oil production is in decline in 33 of the 48 largest oil producing countries,3 yet energy demand is increasing around the globe as economies grow and nations develop.4 Abundant energy drives economic development, which in turn creates demand for still more energy.5 But it also puts pressure on supply and impacts the environment. Where does our fuel come from, how is our energy supply and the sources of energy changing, and what can we expect in the future? [more]