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    Re: U.S. to Be World’s Top Oil Producer in 5 Years

    Being happy we can produce more oil is like being happy you can buy more crack. I'll never understand the right wing hatred for cleaner energy sources which are available to us.
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    Re: U.S. to Be World’s Top Oil Producer in 5 Years

    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo View Post
    Aside from your first statement, which I addressed above (produce 13 million barrels more oil per day), the remainder has nothing to do with the OP. Start a thread, or threads, I'll participate.
    How do you intend to produce an additional 13 mb/day to add to your current 5 mb/day - just to meet your domestic consumption?

    (Incidentally the Saudis are currently producing 10 mb/day - good luck with the Hollywood Fantasy future)

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    Re: U.S. to Be World’s Top Oil Producer in 5 Years

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Being happy we can produce more oil is like being happy you can buy more crack. I'll never understand the right wing hatred for cleaner energy sources which are available to us.
    There is no hatred toward them. That is a mischaracterization. Your conservative adversaries simply acknowledge their relative economic non-viability as long as oil remains the cheaper alternative.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neomalthusian View Post
    There is no hatred toward them. That is a mischaracterization. Your conservative adversaries simply acknowledge their relative economic non-viability as long as oil remains the cheaper alternative.
    Cheaper alternative, yes, meth is also cheaper than coke. Which one would you like to engage in first?
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    Re: U.S. to Be World’s Top Oil Producer in 5 Years

    I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that I would bet the US gov't would approve new refineries being built if the builder of said refinery pledged to only sell to America. I'm not very well read in on the regulations, market, etc but it sounds sensible. Anyone know a reason why that wouldn't work?
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    Re: U.S. to Be World’s Top Oil Producer in 5 Years

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Being happy we can produce more oil is like being happy you can buy more crack. I'll never understand the right wing hatred for cleaner energy sources which are available to us.
    Crack will never be a problem for me since I have no desire to partake. So to with alcohol, wind, and solar energy. I would take issue with the crack market if each time I purchased aspirin I was forced to pay for crack for someone else. I'd be even more pissed if someone demanded that I take crack just because they believed in it.

    Understand, I have no problem with you purchasing an automobile that is only capable of running on alcohol, or a home with a windmill on top. I just don't want to pay for your windmill, crack, or alcohol

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    Re: U.S. to Be World’s Top Oil Producer in 5 Years

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Being happy we can produce more oil is like being happy you can buy more crack. I'll never understand the right wing hatred for cleaner energy sources which are available to us.
    Its a strange Psychopathy isnt it.

    I suspect that even if you provide them with a totally FREE energy alternative they would still reject it and prefer to burn coal, oil and gas

    THe level of socio-psychopathic neurosis and tribal based hatred is astonishing - especially in the USA where the level of propaganda and general ignorance is so intense

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    Re: U.S. to Be World’s Top Oil Producer in 5 Years

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Cheaper alternative, yes, meth is also cheaper than coke. Which one would you like to engage in first?
    What TF sort of comparison is that?

    Last edited by Neomalthusian; 11-12-12 at 09:33 PM.

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    Re: U.S. to Be World’s Top Oil Producer in 5 Years

    Quote Originally Posted by MarineTpartier View Post
    I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that I would bet the US gov't would approve new refineries being built if the builder of said refinery pledged to only sell to America. I'm not very well read in on the regulations, market, etc but it sounds sensible. Anyone know a reason why that wouldn't work?
    So will the government guarantee to buy from this refinery all that it can supply at any price?

    Or will the price be fixed.

    Because if it is not, then the refinery could sell all it can produce at hugely inflated prices, whereas normally, it can only sell at prices that the market will bare.

    And if it is a set price, what happens if the price of oil goes up or down drastically? Does the price the government will pay change as well?

    What if the price the government is prepared to pay no longer allows the refinery to make a profit? Will the government start subsidizing it?

    It all sounds a little bit too much like central government planning to me.

    I understand your point - but I say leave it to the free market.
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    Re: U.S. to Be World’s Top Oil Producer in 5 Years

    Quote Originally Posted by Klown View Post
    How do you intend to produce an additional 13 mb/day to add to your current 5 mb/day - just to meet your domestic consumption?

    (Incidentally the Saudis are currently producing 10 mb/day - good luck with the Hollywood Fantasy future)
    Build refineries, drill holes. Pull natural gas out of the ground.

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