quote: It should cost much more than that.
quote: NO, you're not paying too much. You only pay about 50% of what we pay, and you think that's too expensive? Lol... Get real.
quote: No oil business in their right mind would greatly overproduce to artificially drive down the price. That'd be financial suicide from a commercial standpoint, and just not how a capitalist system works.
quote: You bawww about oil cartels and whatnot, but what you sound like is a bloody communist. You want price-fixed gas, move to Soviet Russia a quarter century ago... That's the only way you'll succeed.
quote: Oil is a precious resource, and have much better uses than simply being burned in extremely inefficient internal combustion engines.
quote: Oil is a precious resource, because we burn it in internal combustion engines. The only other wide scale use of Oil was in oil-lamps. So... if we suddenly stopped using Oil in cars where would it all go? Would air travel become super cheap then? Is that the thinking? Or do you mean other uses than transporation? What is the super valuable use you would put it to?
quote: What? Oil cartels are against capitalism. That's a socialist/communist ideal.
quote: Gasoline should cost the amount require to pump oil from the ground, refine the gasoline and ship it to the pump, plus a reasonable profit defined by markets willingness to pay for it.
quote: Oil is a precious resource, because we burn it in internal combustion engines. The only other wide scale use of Oil was in oil-lamps.