Notes Toward a Better Understanding of Six Intersecting Pieces of the Energy Puzzle:
Climate Change, Peak Resources, Nuclear Proliferation, Food Security, Speculative Finance, and Geopolitics
October 31, 2008
Oil Fields in Middle East
The above map is a closeup of the Persian Gulf from a 2007 CIA rendering of Middle Eastern Oil Fields, giving us a yet finer grain than the two previous entries. Below is a cropped view of the larger CIA map.