How much oil do we consume and where does it come from?
What are the roles of Saudi Arabia and OPEC?
What happened to peak oil?
Nikki Jones, rearcher/writer on global energy, will be giving a beginner's guide to the oil and gas industry at the Salt Cafe on St George's Road, near Jacob's Wells roundabout, BS1 5UJ. She will explain how oil, the life-blood of the world economy, is traded around the world, the role of the super-majors (including BP and Shell), and the impact of shale and tar sands production. There will opportunities for questions throughout.
This talk will be the third in a series of seven talks focusing on climate change and energy use. The other talks in this series are:
What is climate change? - 20th September - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-talk-what-is-climate-change-20th-september-salt-cafe-tickets-26946312145
Global energy trends - 27th September - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-talk-global-energy-trends-27th-september-salt-cafe-tickets-26945607036
A beginner's guide to the oil and gas industry - 4th October
UK energy, emissions and targets - 18th October - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-talk-uk-energy-emissions-and-targets-18th-october-salt-cafe-tickets-26945336226
Is nuclear the answer? - 25th October - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-talk-is-nuclear-the-answer-25th-october-salt-cafe-tickets-26969272821
Land use and climate change - 1st November - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-talk-land-use-and-climate-change-1st-november-salt-cafe-tickets-26969613841
The way forward - 8th November - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-talk-the-way-forward-8th-november-salt-cafe-tickets-26971099284
The cafe opens at 6:30 and the talk will start at 7pm.