Oil Solutions

Ugly times call for smart measures. $75 per barrel is ugly.

1) Federalize the emissions mixture. Currently different cities make their own specific blend making refining a piecemeal nightmare. Streamline it to a regular or lite mixture to improve refining turn times.

2) Chop the federal gas tax.

3) Maintain the relaxed regulations regarding transportation and shipping that do not impact safety.

4) Build more nuclear power plants.

5) Fund
  • coal gasification technology.

  • 6) Build more refineries.

    7) FUEL CELLS!

    The price alone is encouraging us to reduce our consumption. Unfortunately there is only so much that any individual can do to reduce consumption. The other problem is half of these items if started now would take upwards of 2-5 years to come to fruition.