Avoiding catastrophe

For decades, the general public has been taught to hate the oil business and especially the rich oil man. This "man on the street" sincerely believes the oil man unfairly profits from selling oil and natural gas to the public. All forms of the media have trumpeted these ideas. Like much of the news, there is some truth in this brainwashing of the public. There are a few new-rich investors who lend evidence by their newsworthy actions.Now, however, our nation is faced with a crisis. We are importing more oil every year with an ever-increasing imbalance of payments. Prices are going upellipseand they will continue to rise. Major oil fields worldwide are in rapid and irreversible decline. Th...

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