Noted oil analyst Kenneth Deffeyes has put a new date on peak oil: "we passed the peak on December 16, 2005."

That’s it. I can now refer to the world oil peak in the past tense. My career as a prophet is over. I’m now an historian.

Read the whole post for details.

So where were you on Dec. 16?

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(via Oil Drum)