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rons June 3rd, 2017 6:07pm

If oil production is halted would you miss some of the products that need it?

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lendluke iowa
06/04/17 7:16 am

Pretty sure most largely cities would starve without their food being brought in by trucks.

lcamino Florida and Georgia
06/03/17 5:40 pm

Yes, why stop oil production. It's in abundance in the US.

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rons screw politicians
06/03/17 5:45 pm

Some people want to leave it in the ground for some reason.

Suzan Hawaii
06/03/17 4:31 pm

All of them. Electricity, plastic, I have in my car, etc. etc. etc.

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ezh2o Texas Hill Country
06/03/17 2:05 pm

Electricity 24/7 . . .

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doober72 Vidalia, Ga.
06/03/17 2:42 pm

Do some research wasbarb.

44YY Boston, MA
06/03/17 4:39 pm

The world isn't going to fall apart if oil production stopped lol

doober72 Vidalia, Ga.
06/03/17 4:48 pm

Ok. Einstein. Look around your room, everything made of plastic is oil based. The upholstery on your couch, the paint on your walls, the Rubbermaid in your cabinets, the gel in your hair, the tires on your bike, the carpet, food packaging, cell phones, laptops....simple, right?

44YY Boston, MA
06/03/17 4:56 pm

There's no need to be rude and I didn't say it was simple. Plastic can now be made from soy beans. Rubber comes from trees

sea California
06/03/17 8:23 pm

Remember when we had animals instead of machines? That's where we would head back to unless we switched to nuclear.

rons screw politicians
06/04/17 7:19 am

They old soy bean Iphone trick.

rons screw politicians
06/04/17 7:25 am

Without oil you would have to go back to covered wagons, horses, whale oil for light, little stuff like that. No more tires, or cars, or machinery that gets lubed. Amazing on our decency on the stuff. Dollar stores would have to close, shipping by sail. International markets gone. Back to the 18th century. You even need oil to run the machines that extract the soy bean oil.

44YY Boston, MA
06/04/17 7:35 am

Yes because oil is the only technology created in the past 200 years

ladyniner81 no hope for humanity
06/05/17 4:54 am

1. They tend to go overboard with the packaging. Too much goddamn plastic wrap. (And the lousy seal they put on medicine bottles, or just jarsMake me want to want to hunt that lady who spiked her boyfriends Tylenol and beat her within an inch of her life. Those things drive me nuts)
2. Don't use gel. Too lazy
They can figure out ways to make these things without it.

rons screw politicians
06/05/17 5:02 am

44, what is your alternative during your lifetime. When do you think petroleum product will be discontinued, the oil well capped and never to be used again!

rons screw politicians
06/05/17 5:03 am

Just go back to life style before 1820 and all will be solved.

44YY Boston, MA
06/05/17 6:44 am

Nearly all things that are made with oil can be made with other resources. We will not go back to the 1800s

rons screw politicians
06/05/17 8:48 am

Do you have a site with a list of products that replaces oil based products.

Jazzy5 USA
06/03/17 1:36 pm

Transportation!!!!!

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badattitude no place like home
06/03/17 1:02 pm

You mean like food and stuff? Yes

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rons screw politicians
06/03/17 1:08 pm

Maybe tires on a bike or car too.