Energy is such a pervasive resource that it affects every single human endeavor. Energy has become fundamental to the very basic functions of contemporary civilization. And it is imperative to the future growth, prosperity, social stability and security of nations around the world. Without energy, everything comes to a grinding halt. Today energy is at a crossroads. Like a lit fuse, a catastrophe of immeasurable proportion is looming. Even though the energy crisis is beginning to make its way into the media limelight, very few people are aware of the true scope and magnitude of this crisis. With today's seemingly abundant energy supply, it can be difficult for us to imagine an energy-limited world. Nevertheless, the impending energy crisis is coming. And like the ancient phoenix, a great opportunity will rise from the ashes of this crisis. There will be those, like Energy and Capital subscribers, who will be given the foresight and vision to exploit the commercial opportunities of a post-oil economy. To begin receiving your free subscription to Energy and Capital, visit www.energyandcapital.com and enter your email address in the signup form.