Hi All We all know it, it's just when will it happen, this is taken from ABC news australia's website. Snip Association president Professor Kjell Aleklett says 54 out of the 65 major oil producing countries have already reached their peak production levels and supply could fail to meet demand between 2010 and 2020. "We personally think that 2010 is more likely than 2020 but when it comes to planning of energy issues, energy in the future and so on, this is a very short time and we must act now," he said. Snip https://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/20 ... 513195.htm Some rading if your interested https://www.aspo-usa.com/ If we were to list the most important issues facing humanity, resource depletion has to rank in the top three. And among the long list of dwindling resources, declining oil production presents us with one of the most significant challenges. https://www.peakoil.net/ Kuwait Times: It was an incredible revelation last week that the second largest oil field in the world is exhausted and past its peak output. Yet that is what the Kuwait Oil Company revealed about its Burgan field. Want to put in a big dam in the back yard, now might be the time to do it... Everything these days revolves around oil (well almost) but I can see things getting really messy as the big counties grab for whats left. What can I do, use less oil? well yeah i'm trying too, but I think planning for a future without it would be a better idea, getting a job close to home that does not rely on driving or oil based products, live close to public transport, so many industries rely on transport be it truck, ship, planes. many companies will be burnt due to total focus on transport or relying on it. I have been thinking how this would effect me and how I could develop a plan on how to live without it and how those industries that use it would effect me and my income. How many things these days use oil as a base element? Plastics Rubbers I can see many things around the house the and shed that would use oil somewhere in the production process. The mining industry including coal often need oil for running mining equipment and transport, most of Queenslands power comes from coal, I can see living costs going up and up, I think it could turn into a real mess. How would you fine people cope without oil?