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Hey Hoser Keep Your Oil Eh !

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member


    "President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico is an act of national insanity. It isn’t often that a president makes a decision that has no redeeming virtues and — beyond the symbolism — won’t even advance the goals of the groups that demanded it. All it tells us is that Obama is so obsessed with his reelection that, through some sort of political calculus, he believes that placating his environmental supporters will improve his chances."
  2. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    It is so much better for everyone involved to rely on Mid East oil anyways ::) Wars are so much fun.
  3. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

  4. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    We export more of the gas we refine from domestic oil than we sell in the US, and have for quite some time.
  5. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    America demands bottled-oil taste in a pipeline!
  6. Precious Roy

    Precious Roy Active Member

    Why can't they create the jobs in the northern US states and just pipe it there, and from there distribute it to the USA market only instead of running the pipes to the Gulf? Am I just insane?
  7. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Because the Gulf is where the refineries are.

    So let's see, in one fell swoop the President has said he's anti-jobs and pro-high gas prices.

    Nice work Barry.
  8. Precious Roy

    Precious Roy Active Member

    What I am saying is why can't we create even more jobs by building more refineries.
  9. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    Because the pipeline needs to go to a deep-water port so that the oil can be exported to America.
  10. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Also need copious amounts of water for the refining process itself.
  11. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Interestingly, some oil analysts think this pipeline will cause gas prices to rise in the midwest. There's a glut of oil at storage facilities in Oklahoma, which keeps the cost of gas and diesel down in the the surrounding states. With Keystone (and a second, smaller pipeline) pumping that oversupply out of Oklahoma to waiting container ships in the Gulf, analysts think gas prices in that region could jump 10-20 cents per gallon.
  12. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Because the Democrats won't let that happen.
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