Fossil fuels increasingly offer a poor return on energy investment

Source: Science Daily

Researchers have calculated the EROI for fossil fuels over a 16 year period and found that at the finished fuel stage, the ratios are much closer to those of renewable energy sources — roughly 6:1, and potentially as low as 3:1 in the case of electricity.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190711114846.htm