Mega-sized oil field found in Texas!!

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    Cool, Schook.

    How much of this bonanza do you own, exactly?
     
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    Indeed...........but the question becomes...........as compared to what? Especially in this forum, THATS what matters.

    Lets remember..........far left guys get giddy as the cost of gasoline rises into the stratosphere. They hate conventional energy sources, and thus, they can advocate more for their bogus agenda of alternative energy. Thats why the "campared to what?" concept decimates any costs to bring oil to market, particualrly when costs associated with bringing oil to market will be decreasing due to technological advances.

    http://www.classicalvalues.com/archives/2009/10/oil_supply_and.html
     
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    Of course, for the oil industry, environmental concerns mean nothing, they don't live there. And if the aquifers are ruined in the farm states, we will have traded food for oil.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/28/business/energy-environment/28shale.html?_r=2

    The oil industry says any environmental concerns are far outweighed by the economic benefits of pumping previously inaccessible oil from fields that could collectively hold two or three times as much oil as Prudhoe Bay, the Alaskan field that was the last great onshore discovery. The companies estimate that the boom will create more than two million new jobs, directly or indirectly, and bring tens of billions of dollars to the states where the fields are located, which include traditional oil sites like Texas and Oklahoma, industrial stalwarts like Ohio and Michigan and even farm states like Kansas.
     
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    I can't think of a better place to drill for oil than Texas.

    It's basically just barren wasteland anyway so if there is a spill, who cares?
     
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    Wait for it.

    Oil is the only commodity not subject to the law of supply and demand statement from the Warmers/Fossil Fuelers in 3, 2, 1
     
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    If this turns out to be viable Texas may just give the US the finger and decide it wants its Republic back. ;)
     
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    Life is about accepting necessary tradeoffs s0n!!!!! Of fcukking course environmental concerns are far outweighed by the economic benefits.

    Anybody with half a brain can figure that out.:lmao::lmao::lmao::coffee:


    Rocks s0n........you need a beer and a plan. Are you going to spend every day for the rest of your life dealing with stupid levels of perpetual misery? Being perpetually angst about everybody who experiences success in life is gay........a shitty way to live.
     
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