By ROLF WESTGARD
The new 2012 World Energy Outlook from the International Energy Agency (IEA) leads with the statement that "The global energy map is being redrawn . by the resurgence of oil and gas production in the United States.
When I begin teaching a new class on energy technology, I often start by writing a single word on the white board - scale. We then look at the printed handouts that each student has received. They contain table 1.
By Rolf Westgard
President Barack Obama's administration and the Department of Defense are under the delusion that energy fuel supplies for our armed forces are subject to the whims of potentially hostile governments.
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Government is a negative influence on energy fuel policy
There is perhaps no area of human endeavor more influenced by government policy than the production and use of energy fuel. And the verdict on that influence is negative.
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