Peak Anthracite?

Re: Peak Anthracite?

PostBy: Cyber36 On: Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:20 pm

I think all the liberals should marry trees & ride off into the sunset..............
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Re: Peak Anthracite?

PostBy: Brian On: Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:14 pm

Yanche

Not imlying this is bad but every ounce of coal mined will be going to the far east. This information is coming from a local coal hauler.
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Re: Peak Anthracite?

PostBy: freetown fred On: Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:04 am

That's nonsense :( By the way, where is local--don't see anything in your avatar?
Brian wrote:Yanche

Not imlying this is bad but every ounce of coal mined will be going to the far east. This information is coming from a local coal hauler.
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Re: Peak Anthracite?

PostBy: tsb On: Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:27 pm

My understanding of "Peak" with any resource is that no matter
what the demand, the ability to supply will slowly or rapidly decrease.
Even though anthracite production peaked in 1917, the supply is still
at adequate levels to fill current and future demand.
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Re: Peak Anthracite?

PostBy: coalnewbie On: Sat Apr 02, 2011 9:42 am

This is not going to happen - simple answer is logistics. We are good for 1000 years at least. I keep thinking that the locals will wake up but I can tell you as far as my locals are concerned they think I am stupid and an environmental terrorist - well they are half right. Sheeples just follow the herd. When does the herd get it? When oil is $200 - $500 - $1,000 a barrel? I don't think they will ever get it they they will just move South. That suits me just fine, the more the merrier. I hope next winter is a real bitch and oil is $400 - then Chester will make Freetown look like Times Sq. Too many city commuters and it is changing the character of the area and killing me with the extra taxes. So ol' man winter - bring it on - weeds out the sissies.
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Re: Peak Anthracite?

PostBy: Richard S. On: Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:16 am

tsb wrote:My understanding of "Peak" with any resource is that no matter
what the demand, the ability to supply will slowly or rapidly decrease.
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Yes and with "peak oil" the peak does not mean there is no oil left. When they first tap a new well it's usually under enough pressure to come out by itself, as the pressure drops they have to start pumping it. As the well diminishes they have to start doing things like injecting water into it. Each of these steps requires more energy to extract it and the amount of energy needed rapidly increases, at some point you're going to hit a wall where you're expending just as much energy to extract it that you produce. The "energy expense" becomes too much, there is no sense extracting a gallon of oil if you have to use 1 gallon to get it. Some of the wells that were abandoned many decades ago are now productive again because of better tech but new tech is only going to take you so far.

In any event we will continue to extract oil even beyond peak but it won't be used for energy needs. Instead it will be for used in the petro chemical industries, etc.
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Re: Peak Anthracite?

PostBy: coalnewbie On: Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:08 am

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Blizzard_of_1888

Hah, that will make them put away the ipads.... power goes down and they have to shovel out all in a three piece suit. Florida will be packed and I can get across the Cross Bronx Expressway without fearing for my life.
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Re: Peak Anthracite?

PostBy: Bear038 On: Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:20 pm

You have such an imagination, safely on the Cross Bronx? The real thugs will just have less people to pick on and your chances will be greater for getting picked on. Nice dream though. Is it still a pothole from end to end like the last time I was up there in 94?
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