The Oil Drum Archives

This is the archives of The Oil Drum, a website devoted to analysis and discussion of energy and its impact on society. It was published by the Institute for the Study of Energy and Our Future, a Colorado non-profit corporation, from 2005 to 2013. For more information, see The Last Post. For information about the whereabouts of some The Oil Drum writers, see The Oil Drum writers: Where are they now?

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The localized TOD sites were folded into the main site in November, 2010, with the exception of TOD:Australia/New Zealand, which can be found here.