People keep demonizing oil. Demonize pollution and greed but not Oil. Oil is NOT just Energy. Oil is used to make nearly every product we use in our lives. Are we willing to live without these things?
We need to manage our resources wisely. Perhaps oil is not best used as fuel for energy?
A partial list of products made from Petroleum (144 of 6000 items)
One 42-gallon barrel of oil creates 19.4 gallons of gasoline. The rest (over half) is used to make things like:
Here's a partial list of products with petroleum as an ingredient (this is only a small sample):
permanent press clothing
ball point pens
check book covers
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