A Natural Replenishing Product of the earth!
by Robert L. Rohrer
Anyone who still thinks petroleum is a fossil fuel is either sadly misinformed, a politician, an OPEC member, or some media fool parroting what they think is correct!
Petroleum geologists are not talking about the creation of oil from dead megafauna anyway. The whole debate is between the agency of abiotic chemistry or biotic prokaryotic bacteria, a life form, converting methane to hydrocarbons!
In fact, “…this thick, flammable, yellow-to-black mixture of gaseous, liquid, and solid hydrocarbons occurs naturally beneath the earth’s surface, can be separated into fractions including natural gas, gasoline, naphtha, kerosene, fuel and lubricating oils, paraffin wax, and asphalt and is used as raw material for a wide variety of derivative products.”
The operative word is NATURALLY! This is not the remains of dead animals or compressed vegetation. That is a fairy tale. There is a lot of oil, there is going to be a lot more, and it is time for us to get ours! Drill everywhere it is accessible through the earths crust!! [Read more…]