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You should look a lot closer to home before you start criticising other nations.
So where would the profit be? We produce our own oil...we don't need other peoples. Is there some other way we could profit from this that I don't know about?
A Oil production for the UK (North Sea, west of Shetland) peaked in 1999. It became a net importer of oil at the beginning of 2006, shortly before the peak in global oil production and will effectively run out by about 2020. This will clearly have a major effect on the UK's balance of payments, not to mention loss of income from North Sea oil, and a drop in oil-related jobs. But you will not find any discussion of this in the UK media.