Oil is not a fossil fuel, oil is continuously replenished anew, it is made in the earth from Iron, carbonates, heat, steam under tremendous pressure. Then it slowly migrates upwards to form vast underground 'lakes' of oil. Fossils From Animals And Plants Are Not Necessary For Crude Oil And Natural Gas, Swedish Researchers Find What would happen if it were proven that "fossil fuels" weren't the result of decaying plant and animal matter, were actually created within the Earth due to simple chemistry and you could not be scared into believing that we were "running out" of oil and natural gas? Scientists Prove Abiotic Oil Is Real! Have some fun reading http://tehnica-bordeianu.webnode.com...reen-hysteria/ http://www.americantraditions.org/Ar...20of%20Oil.htm Oil IS abiotic - finally it is admitted as having been shown. Google Best Search Match .....this subject, along with multiple weblinks, suddenly came up over in this conversation on another forum Will $5/gallon gas change the next boat you buy? - Page 11 - Boat Design Forums The gentleman has provided even more multiple links to support these claims. Hopefully a number of readers here will discover some interesting material in these links and bring some conversation to this forum. I'm going to invite the orginal poster over there to get involved with conversations on this forum as well.