If the nearest refineries in the Gulf of Mexico area to these so called un-drilled leases are already operating at or near capacity -- what good would there be in adding an additional 20 million barrels into a clogged pipeline?
Drilling must be done in other market areas where the transportation of refined products are cost effective.
"...what good would there be in adding an additional 20 million barrels into a clogged pipeline?"
Gees another one who does not get it! You reduce the 20 million barrels of oil were are imorting by replacing it with oil from the U.S.A. keeping the money here.
posted on 06/29/2008 1:19:35 PM PDT
by Red_Devil 232
(VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
what good would there be in adding an additional 20 million barrels into a clogged pipeline?
Because most of the cost of the products are the cost of the crude oil.
We could about triple the US oil production before reaching the capacity of our existing refineries. For every little increase in US oil production, we can quit sending so many dollars to OPEC.
posted on 06/29/2008 6:16:09 PM PDT
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