A Barrel in the West Is Worth Two in the Bush
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  • And let us let the Chinese people and their leaders know that there will be a certain amount of conditionality if they want to continue to do business with us. Democracy and the rule of law will not wait forever. Nor will we build up a powerful state at war with these political ideas.

  • Kris

    All true, as was a previous post of yours on this subject.

    “North America, where the most advanced drilling equipment is being deployed in horizontal shale fracking and deep water methods”

    Of course, given that China is estimated to have large oil shale deposits, one might cynically wonder whether an additional motivation is that China wishes to be “inspired” by the relevant North American technology.

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