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Originally posted by mwm1331
I've posted this link many times because I've found that many many people have never heard about this product. While its not a perfect solution the fact that it can help reduce our dependence on petroleum and at the same time enrich american farmers is to me an amazing thing.
Originally posted by ThunderCloud
First of all, the Earth's crust is 50 miles thick; our deepest drills can barely go more than a mile deep.
Second, like a previous poster showed, our current oil reserves are much more vast than some previously thought.
Third, it has been shown that oil can be artifically created with carbon and lots of heat and pressure; there are even plans to start manufacturing artificial oil and gas in the future.
Fourth, we're going to have something better as an alternative by the time we get to a "crisis" point in oil supply anyway.