Unf*cking Flashback: Peak Oil.

It's a Crude, Crude World.

We dropped this episode a few months back to try and explain why oil prices were so high. It is a very deep dive into the history of oil prices, commodities markets, and all of the factors that go into the price of oil and the exchanges that they’re traded on.

I feel like this first episode does a really good job explaining the market in general and how oil basically moves from the ground to wind up as something that’s traded on commodity exchanges. But the one that we’re going to drop tomorrow is really an explainer behind what drives the prices when you take that pump out of your hands at the gas station and you put it in your car.

So tomorrow we’re going to pack you with enough information and resources to destroy all of the myths that you hear in the pundit class and in the mainstream media. And I know this is a really obnoxious thing to say, but I promise you everything that you’re hearing in the mainstream media and in that punditry class is wrong. They’re all getting it wrong, and we’ll explain why.

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Two hands cupped together holding a pile of crude oil

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