Allen Brooks

Allen Brooks

Why Wind Turbines on Curaçao Aren’t The Answer

As we drove to the beach on Bonaire today, we passed a wind turbine under construction and another in operation. Yesterday, on the island of Curaçao we learned of two major wind farms that are being hailed as the most successful wind farms in the Caribbean. The first, Tera Kora, was built in 1993 and […]  More »

Our Global Energy Needs in Perspective

I am on a cruise with my entire family celebrating spring break from Texas schools. We started from Panama and journeyed to two cities in Colombia and are now arriving at the Dutch island of Aruba. Things we have seen or experienced so far have highlighted for me our global energy challenges. My wife and […]  More »

Do We Really Have 100 Years Of Natural Gas Supply?

Yesterday’s Houston Chronicle carried a story by Brett Clanton reporting on one of the sessions at CERAWeek’s conference on the future of natural gas. It reported that a new study issued by the conference host, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates, says that North America has sufficient potential natural gas resources that would last this country […]  More »
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