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20.5.16

The Joke's On Us

Wanna hear something funny?  Get this:
"The two principal abiogenic petroleum hypotheses, the deep gas hypothesis of Thomas Gold and the deep abiotic petroleum hypothesis, have been scientifically discredited and are obsolete.[1]"
Isn't that hilarious?  Don't get it?  Read this, then:
"According to new Cassini data, Saturns largest moon, Titan, has “hundreds” times more liquid hydrocarbons than all the liquid fossil fuel deposits on Earth." 
See the joke? Oh sheesh, OK I'll explain it, then.

'Scientists' say that abiogenic hydrocarbons on Earth are a silly idea and everyone knows they all come from decaying plants and animals (fossil fuel), while in the very same breath saying that Titan (way out by Saturn) is swimming in hydrocarbons, but doesn't have life.

Either Titan is covered in life, or Earth's oil and gas comes from abiogenic processes.  Can't have both, boys and girls.  Since NASA and ESA swear up and down that Titan doesn't have life, then one must assume that Earth has an abiogenic oil and gas source.

Why is this important?

Well, for decades now, we've been told that M. King Hubbert's Peak Oil is upon us.  At any moment, the wells will run dry and modern civilization will collapse and we're going to need all the solar and wind farms we can get our hands on...oh, and don't forget those nasty nuclear reactors, too.  PANIC people!  We;re doomed!

Yet, way out there in the frozen wastes of our Solar System is this moon - about half the size of Earth - with lakes, oceans, rivers, clouds, and rain all made of hydrocarbons.

Furthermore, why is everyone in a terrible heat to get rid of carbon dioxide producing technology if the hydrocarbons will run out soon?  Seems to me like the problem will fix itself, regardless of what humans do.

To go on quoting NASA:
"Titan is a planet-sized hydrocarbon factory. Instead of water, vast quantities of organic chemicals rain down on the moon’s surface, pooling in huge reservoirs of liquid methane and ethane. Solid carbon-based molecules are also present in the dune region around the equator, dwarfing Earth’s total coal supplies."
So let me just get this straight.  On Earth, all hydrocarbons come from rotting dinosaurs and any suggestion otherwise is a silly conspiracy theory that has been thoroughly discredited.  BUT, on Titan, the entire moon is a giant coal and gas factory practically spewing hydrocarbons without any apparent dinosaurs in the photos.  Seems to me that the way we burn the stuff, we would have run out of dinosaur juice a long time ago.

Further evidence for abiotic oil comes from exploration of the Universe.  The Horse Head nebula on Orion's Belt is basically a massive puff of hydrocarbon smoke.  Other nebulae around the galaxy and beyond show similar quantities of hydrocarbons.  In other words, unless there are herds of space dinosaurs, the idea of fossil fuels is dead and buried.

The Russians were among the first to seriously explore the idea of abiotic oil.  Under the Soviet system, researchers began developing the theory as it was proposed by Mendeleev, the inventor of the periodic chart.  They went so far as to drill the world's deepest well, the Kola Superdeep Borehole, that reached roughly eight miles into the crust from 1970 to 1989.  Please note that this hole is around 70 degrees north, as that will become important in a moment.

I don't know about you, but a 19-year commitment sounds pretty serious.  I know very few marriages that have lasted that long.

It's important to realize that most of the large oil fields are found beneath very old impermeable layers of rock.  These layers are far too old to reasonably have formed after the dinosaurs, thus it is hard to imagine a process that could drag all those carcasses down into the melting pot.

It's also important to note that the largest oil fields on Earth are found around highly active geological areas, where the crust is cracked and fractured allowing fluids from the crust-mantle interface to seep upwards.

Finally, one should note that in the past couple of decades, new exploration has focused intensely on the Arctic Circle, with Alaska and the North Sea opening up in the 1970s, while a low-level war for drilling rights is currently on-going between the three main powers with borders above the Circle: the US, Russia and Canada.

Now pardon me for pointing this out, but does it make sense that so much attention would be focused above 70 degrees north?  I mean, how many dinosaurs do you reckon lived up there?  Much less forests and other biomass generators.  And why has Russia, the one country that took abiotic oil seriously and drilled the deepest well on Earth, suddenly emerged as a global energy capital?

The answer is simple: electricity.

The Earth is part of a massive and powerful Solar electrical circuit.  Of the inner rocky planets, Earth's magnetic field is massive by comparison.  That field sucks in energy at the north pole and spits it out at the south pole.  And were is all this new interest in new oil being focused?

Oh yeah, above 70 degrees north.  And the Russians have already laid a claim to the entire North Pole for mineral rights.  Oh, and that Kola borehole?  Oh right, 70 degrees north.  And who is the fastest emerging energy giant?  Right again!  Russia.  And who started working in earnest on abiotic oil decades ago?  Gold Star!  Russia.

Here's how it works.  The Earth sucks in charged particles at the North Pole by virtue of the Sun's energy output and focused by the magnetic field lines.  Those charged particles plow through the Earth's interior, where heat, pressure and plasma interact with carbon, hydrogen and other handy elements that are part of the planet's construction.

This electo-magnetic chemistry lab produces, among many other things, hydrocarbons that float up until they hit the crust-mantle boundary, where they gather until they find a crack in the curst and rise even further until they meet impenetrable rock layers and pool.

Interestingly, recent evidence from the Cassini spacecraft at Saturn has shown powerful hot spots near the north and south poles that correspond to the location of Titan and show where the energetic loop of energy streams out of the planet, through the moon, and back to the planet again, just like the Earth-Sun circuit.

And what does Titan have in abundance?  Bingo!  Lots and lots of hydrocarbons.

I suspect that the Russians have figured out the secret and can predict where oil will be found.  They are rushing to lay claim to possibly massive fields while the US/EU 'scientists' are busy strutting around telling everyone how the abiogenic oil theory is dead on arrival.  Someone must be getting suspicious, though (or knows the truth but ain't tellin'), because all the sudden there's a lot of dust-ups down at the claim-filing office at the UN.

For all we peons know, all this carbon tax rubbish may be because of this knowledge.

In any case, my bet is that Mercury, Venus and Mars don't have much, if any, oil, since they don't have appreciable magnetic fields.  Jupiter's moon Ganymede is nearly black, though, and interestingly has received lots of intense study in the 'scientific' community.  Why, with what we know right now, the Universe is likely awash in oil, gas and coal.  Gobs upon gobs of it.

This story is far from over, and Earth's 0.04% atmospheric CO2 may be directly related to this electro-magnetic dynamo removing it from circulation.  In fact, our burning of "fossil" fuels may actually be completing a re-circulation process that would otherwise strip the CO2 out of the air and starve the planet's plant life to death.

Makes your head spin, doesn't it?

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