Peak of the Oil Age

  • Kjell Aleklett


In late October 2003 The Economist published an article titled, “The End of the Oil Age” [1]. In the article’s introduction reference was made to a statement by Sheikh Yamani who served as Saudi Arabia’s minister of oil and mineral resources from 1962 to 1986, “The Stone Age did not end for lack of stone, and the Oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil.” The article continued,


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Earth SciencesUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

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