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Top 100 Oil & Gas Quotes

#1. Nearly all of our existing power sources are generators which use a heat cycle. This includes our coal, oil, and gas fired utilities, our automobiles, trucks, and trains, and even our nuclear fission utility power plants. - Author: Wilson Greatbatch
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#2. Our traditional oil and gas philosophy does not have conservation as a crucial component, and we can ill afford to continue to spend billions of dollars which are not reflected in the improved human capital of our country. - Author: Anthony Carmona
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#3. America does not run on gas, oil, or coal any more than we may one day run on wind, solar, or tidal power. America runs on electricity. - Author: Gretchen Bakke
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#4. It puzzles me how they know what corners are good for filling stations. Just how did they know gas and oil was under there? - Author: Dizzy Dean
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#5. By encouraging conservation, increasing investments in clean, renewable sources of energy, and promoting increased domestic production of oil and gas, we can build a more secure future for our country. - Author: Ron Lewis
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#6. Rural American families who depend on firewood to heat their homes will be hit just as hard as those who use oil and natural gas. - Author: Richard Pombo
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#7. If you opened up every single potential drilling opportunity in the United States, it would have the effect of lowering gas prices three cents, maybe. And that's because, of course, oil is traded on a global market. - Author: Jennifer Granholm
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#8. The profits of oil, coal, and natural gas companies will have to yield to the imperative of sustaining life on earth. - Author: Robert Pollin
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#9. We got hooked on grain-fed meat just as we got hooked on gas guzzling automobiles. Big cars made sense only when oil was cheap; grain-fed meat makes sense only because the true costs of producing it are not counted. - Author: Frances Moore Lappe
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#10. The greatest asset, even in this country, is not oil and gas. It's integrity. Everyone is searching for it, asking, 'Who can I do business with that I can trust?' - Author: George Foreman
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#11. Thousands upon thousands of people across America and many more across the globe are suffering at the hands of the oil and gas industry. - Author: Josh Fox
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#12. I haven't been to a gas station in years. It feels so good not to be a slave to gas, playing the whole game of war for oil. - Author: Daryl Hannah
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#13. Since 1850, burning of fossil fuels, coal, oil and natural gas has increased 100 times to produce energy as the world has industrialized to serve the world's more than 6 billion and growing population. - Author: John Olver
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#14. Electric power is everywhere present in unlimited quantities and can drive the world's machinery without the need of coal, oil, gas, or any other of the common fuels. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#15. We have become great because of the lavish use of our resources ... But the time has come to inquire seriously what will happen when our forests are gone, when the coal, the iron, the oil and the gas are exhausted. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#16. The only reason that 5 billion people have any food is that we've displaced vast numbers of species and we're eating fossil fuel. The nitrogen for this food is being manufactured from gas and oil, and we are on a crash course with reality. - Author: Anonymous
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#17. For too long, the system has been biased in favor of oil and gas developers: sweetheart lease deals, generous subsidies and a regulatory process so slanted in favor of Big Oil that often permit reviews are simply waived. - Author: Chellie Pingree
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#18. Every single dollar spent lobbying a legislator on behalf of oil and gas is a toxic dollar that undermines public health and safety laws that protect Americans. That's contamination of the political system. - Author: Josh Fox
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#19. We have to slow down the emissions of carbon dioxide and methane from coal burning, oil and eventually natural gas ... And the best ways to do that are energy efficiency and a switch to renewables. - Author: Ramez Naam
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#20. The world wants India to remain an import-based economy. Then India can be a dumping ground where gold can be dumped and other commodities such as oil and gas. They look at India as a huge market. - Author: Anil Agarwal
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#21. Why don't those damn oil companies fly their own flags on their personal property-maybe a flag with a gas pump on it. - Author: Smedley Butler
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#22. With regard to electric vehicles, I am all for them because most of the incremental electricity needed to run those vehicles will come from gas-fired electric generation. However, I do not believe it is wise for America to substitute dependence on foreign oil for dependence on Chinese batteries. - Author: Aubrey McClendon
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#23. State companies winning deals because of government-to- government interaction has become a rule rather than an exception. This will increase competition for multinational companies in acquiring oil and gas assets. - Author: Arjuna Mahendran
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#24. We [Israel people] always blame Moses, that he was our greatest leader and one of the most gifted people in the world. He brought us the moral code and so on, belief in one God, but then he was a bad navigator. He brought us to the only part of the Middle East without any gas, without any oil. - Author: Benjamin Netanyahu
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#25. If you look at the top 20 companies of the world, 19 of them are still brick-and-mortar companies. I have nothing against tech companies. What I am saying is that if you have a car manufacturer or an oil and gas manufacturer, you won't get the supply over the Net. - Author: Anil Ambani
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#26. Mexico holds the fifth-largest shale gas reserve in the world, in addition to large deep-water oil reserves and a tremendous potential in renewable energy. - Author: Enrique Pena Nieto
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#27. I don't think anyone can speculate what will happen with respect to oil prices and gas prices because they are set on the global economy. - Author: Ken Salazar
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#28. We've passed an energy bill in the House, to help us be less reliant upon foreign oil so we can get gas prices down. But nothing happens in the Senate. - Author: Steve Chabot
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#29. If you ask the average person on the street about U.S. energy and U.S. oil in particular, our situation, most Americans would say, 'Oh, we're energy poor; we don't have enough oil; we don't have enough natural gas.' - Author: Rex Tillerson
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#30. Natural gas emits only half the carbon dioxide of coal when burned, but if methane leaks when oil companies extract it from the ground in a sloppy manner - methane is far more potent a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide - it can wipe out all the advantages of natural gas over coal. - Author: Thomas Friedman
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#31. People really feel that, when they go to the gas pump now, that the oil cartel is holding them by the legs and tipping them upside down and shaking money out of their pockets. - Author: Ed Markey
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#32. I mean, there is amazing amount of oil and gas and other resources out beneath the sea. It's staggering. - Author: Robert Ballard
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#33. The way to bring gas prices down is to end our dependence on oil and use the renewable sources that can give us the equivalent of $1 per gallon gasoline. - Author: Al Gore
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#34. Burning carbon-based substances like oil, gas, and especially coal, produces billions of tons of extra carbon dioxide each year. Methane gas from cows and pigs and other animals on our large farms ends up in the atmosphere as well, trapping more of the sun's energy as heat. - Author: Bill Nye
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#35. We should start by allowing drilling in Alaska's National Wildlife Refuge. It can provide billions of barrels of recoverable oil and trillions of cubic feet of recoverable natural gas. - Author: Mac Thornberry
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#36. What I see are people who want affordable energy. They want strong environmental standards - they want a lot of things - but first and foremost they want affordable energy. And if you want affordable energy, you want oil, gas and coal. - Author: John S. Watson
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#37. Quite frankly, I think nothing could do more to immediately bolster national security then enabling us to produce more oil and gas here at home at a price consumers could afford. - Author: Phil Gramm
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#38. In Utah alone, ten million acres are open for business. Their policy is not about the public or the public's best interest. It is about the oil and gas corporations' best interests. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#39. When oil and gas prices went up dramatically and filled up the state treasury, I sent a large share of that revenue back where it belonged - directly to the people of Alaska. - Author: Sarah Palin
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#40. We want to see oil and gas regulations on a continental basis given the integrated nature of this industry, with the current conditions in the oil and gas sector, this government will not consider unilateral regulation. - Author: Stephen Harper
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#41. I understand the impact of those kinds of factors on job creation. I will have a very different policy. My policy on energy is to take advantage of coal, oil, natural gas, as well as our renewables, and nuclear - make America the largest energy producer in the world. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#42. I have to say that oil and gas revenues make up a large part of the Russian budget revenue. This is a serious component for us in addressing economic development, budget funding for our development programmes and, of course, and meeting of our social commitments to our citizens. - Author: Vladimir Putin
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#43. I came here to help make America more competitive and prosperous by developing an energy policy that increases conservation, promotes cleaner technologies, encourages development of renewables and enhances domestic production of gas and oil. - Author: Greg Walden
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#44. Investing one cent more in oil, coal and gas is investing in the death of society, and the in the death of our children. - Author: Kumi Naidoo
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#45. Choosing the most fuel-efficient vehicles within a class can save drivers at least $1,500 in fuel costs and avoid more than 15 tons of greenhouse gas pollution over the life of the vehicle, as well as help reduce dependence on foreign oil. - Author: Carol Browner
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#46. Fracking has been used for more than 60 years to successfully drill over a million oil and gas wells in the U.S. Nonetheless, the prevailing mythology on the radical left is that the technology is 'poisoning our children' by polluting the water we drink and the air we breathe. - Author: Bob Beauprez
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#47. We cannot rely on imported fuels forever, and we aim to replace traditional oil and gas boiler systems with products which are much more efficient. - Author: Martin Naughton
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#48. Alaska has great potential for new oil and gas development. - Author: Frank Murkowski
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#49. Most of us have not heard about Master Limited Partnerships. These special financing arrangements allow oil and gas investors to avoid paying certain corporate income taxes, but are not available to clean energy businesses. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#50. The Bush administration and Congressional Republicans have failed to bring up comprehensive energy reform or any piece of legislation for that matter that would lower gas prices, opting instead to give massive subsidies to the oil and gas industry. - Author: Rosa DeLauro
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#51. I think God has blessed this country with enormous natural resources, and we should pursue all of the above. We should be developing oil, and gas, and coal, and nuclear, and wind, and solar, and ethanol, and biofuels. But, I don't believe that Washington should be picking winners and losers. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#52. We already have five times as much oil and coal and gas on the books as any scientist thinks is safe to burn. - Author: Bill McKibben
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#53. Today, public companies don't like the idea of conglomerates. People want to buy something in which they know where they are putting their money - into the food business or the oil and gas business. They don't want to put their money into a hodge-podge as a general rule. - Author: Jim Pattison
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#54. It might have been offset for us if the revenue from our own oil and natural gas that was just developing had been available to the Labor Government, but the oil revenues were just coming in when Labor fell in '79. - Author: Barbara Castle
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#55. The science is in: either we go cold turkey on our coal, oil, and gas addictions, or we risk raising the planet's temperature to a level incompatible with the continued existence of civilization. - Author: Richard Heinberg
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#56. The greatest natural resource our country has is not oil. It's not gas. It's not coal. It's the genius of our children. - Author: Cory Booker
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#57. This project would not only open up venues of cooperation in the oil and gas sector between the member countries but also help bring the people of regional countries together. - Author: Amanullah Khan
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#58. According to the oil and gas industry and their proponents, I am a communist, terrorist, Nazi, Russian-sympathizing, anti-American, arsonist, extremist. - Author: Josh Fox
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#59. The reason gas prices are so high is because the oil is in Texas and Oklahoma and all the dipsticks are in Washington. - Author: Yakov Smirnoff
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#60. If it tastes good, spit it out. All those cakes and pies and candy and ice cream
all that terrible fast food stuff! I just bought a new corvette sports car ... would I put oil in the gas tank? Would I? - Author: Jack LaLanne
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#61. Some argue we should get coal, oil and gas out of the ground as quickly as possible, build more pipelines and make as much money as we can selling it here and abroad. Their priorities are the economy and meeting short-term energy needs so we can live the lives to which we've become accustomed. - Author: David Suzuki
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#62. The good Lord didn't see fit to put oil and gas only where there are democratically elected regimes friendly to the United States. Occasionally we have to operate in places where, all considered, one would not normally choose to go. But we go where the business is. - Author: Dick Cheney
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#63. Arab leaders worry more about making money from the profits they get from oil and gas that they turn the other way when Lebanon is being destroyed right next to them. Their neighbours are being murdered, but they only make calculations for their own benefit. - Author: Abu Bakar Bashir
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#64. People say they are inventing electric cars. Well, where is the electricity coming from? Flowers? Maybe someday. But what is available now is oil and gas. - Author: Christophe De Margerie
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#65. India must achieve the real goal?that is energy independence or an economy which will function well within total freedom from oil, gas or coal imports. - Author: Abdul Kalam
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#66. Were we a rational society, a virtue of which we have rarely been accused, we would husband our oil and gas resources. - Author: M. King Hubbert
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#67. Finally, we should help developing nations like China and India curb their exponentially increasing consumption of oil and natural gas, which is driving world prices higher. - Author: Bobby Jindal
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#68. We simply have to transition from an economy based almost exclusively on oil and coal and natural gas to one that's far more diversified, that uses solar energy, and wind energy, and the power of the tides, and bio-mass energy, and eventually, develops hydrogen. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#69. We are considering various ways of making use of our oil and gas downstream industries. This is to be complemented with the import of oil and gas from other sources as raw materials. - Author: Hassanal Bolkiah
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#70. If anybody is so mad at Vladimir Putin, you know what they could do? They could advocate for a gas tax. He gets all his leverage from selling gas and oil. If we had a gas tax that made that less palatable, he would be less of a player on the world stage. - Author: Bill Maher
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#71. One point I like to stress is that we should think of coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear, as clean energy. - Author: Alex Epstein
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#72. We must proceed with our own energy development. Exploitation of domestic petroleum and natural gas potentialities, along with nuclear, solar, geothermal, and non-fossil fuels is vital. We will never again permit any foreign nation to have Uncle Sam over a barrel of oil. - Author: Gerald R. Ford
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#73. I believe we will see a biofuels resurgence. While gas prices skyrocket and we continue to wage wars for oil, while spills, fracking, tar sands and the oil madness of our empire continue, people are waking up and realizing that you can't be against petroleum and against fuels that come from nature. - Author: Josh Tickell
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#74. Large areas of the Gulf have escaped being scraped by trawls, crushed by more than 40,000 miles of pipelines, or displaced by one of 50,000 oil and gas wells drilled since the middle of the 20th century. Some places have been deliberately protected. - Author: Sylvia Earle
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#75. We access virtually every producing basin, whether for natural gas or crude oil, in the U.S. and Canada. - Author: Richard Kinder
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#76. Faced with our addiction to oil, what does our leadership say? Get more of it!
Strange when you consider their answer to drug dependence is to cut off the supply. - Author: Bill Maher
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#77. The oil and gas sector in the North Sea does have a strong future if we do the right things now, but we've got to make sure that the infrastructure is right to support the sector, but also to support, over the next few years, diversification as well. - Author: Nicola Sturgeon
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#78. All of Iraq's oil fields are under U.S. control which is ironic considering all the gas stations here are run by Middle Easterners. - Author: Jay Leno
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#79. We have for too long put vast oil and natural gas reserves off limits to exploration and production, as The Washington Post editorial stated this week. - Author: Jim Costa
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#80. There are jobs to be created on both sides of the climate argument. Whether we are investing in oil or sun, coal or wind, gas or algae, the economy will be stimulated by the investment. The economy, unlike each of us, is not swayed by ideology. - Author: Evangeline Lilly
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#81. There's no question that natural gas is a lot better than coal or oil, in the sense that natural gas produces less carbon per unit of energy produced. - Author: Katharine Hayhoe
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#82. If people think we can draw a circle around North America and that we can be an independent island of energy, that's not realistic. This is a world market for oil, for refined products, and increasingly, for natural gas. - Author: Richard Kinder
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#83. How did we make the transition from using wood to using coal, from using coal to using oil, from using oil to using natural gas? How in God's name did we make that transition without a Federal Energy Agency? - Author: Milton Friedman
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#84. Our group has been in Asia since 1981 in mining, oil and gas. Now we want to mine not silver and gold, but great stories and people, and change the world of cinema, and we want to do that by walking in the footsteps of Wu Tianming. - Author: Robert Friedland
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#85. Because we are now running out of gas and oil, we must prepare quickly for a third change, to strict conservation and to the use of ... permanent renewable energy sources, like solar power. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#86. States with tremendous oil and natural gas reserves have the most to gain economically from proper regulation. - Author: Gina McCarthy
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#87. Under pressure from a growing movement of people who want their money out of fossil fuels, universities, pension investors and foundations are looking to exclude coal, oil and gas stocks from their portfolios. - Author: Frances Beinecke
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#88. Everyone except the far right wing of the Republican Party realizes that oil, gas and coal burning are the main activities that have sent the climate into bigger floods, droughts, hurricanes, and El Ninos. - Author: Donella Meadows
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#89. Even if gas prices fall, consumers will continue to be gouged at the pump the only thing that we can be sure rises faster that the price of gasoline is the skyrocketing profits of oil companies. - Author: Major Owens
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#90. There is an urgent need to stop subsidizing the fossil fuel industry, dramatically reduce wasted energy, and significantly shift our power supplies from oil, coal, and natural gas to wind, solar, geothermal, and other renewable energy sources. - Author: Bill McKibben
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#91. After the oil spill, I had this strong feeling that if I ever were to be blessed in having children, I never wanted my kids to see me pumping gas at a gas station. I think it's our responsibility to make the changes that we need to take regardless of convenience. - Author: Alyssa Milano
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#92. Instead of going to the ends of the Earth - and plumbing the depths of the oceans - to squeeze out every last drop of oil, we need, instead, to do everything we can to reduce the risks of offshore oil and gas production. - Author: Frances Beinecke
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#93. The Coastal Plain of Alaska has great potential for energy development. Americans have paid record-high prices for oil and gas in the year 2005. - Author: Kenny Marchant
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#94. The total amount of energy we use every year - from coal, oil, natural gas, hydro, nuclear, and everything else - is dwarfed by the amount of solar energy hitting the planet each year. - Author: Ramez Naam
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#95. It is fairly well-known what has been behind that climate change denial in America: vast sums pumped into an ignorance industry by the oil and gas lobbies. - Author: Naomi Wolf
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#96. In a world of increasing interdependence, energy security will depend much on how countries manage their relations with one another. That is why energy security will be one of the main challenges of foreign policy in the years ahead. Oil and gas have always been political commodities. - Author: Daniel Yergin
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#97. During the desperate depression of the 1980s, there were no oil and gas companies without net operating losses. - Author: George Kaiser
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#98. To Wall Street, a firm like BP isn't just a profitable energy company with lots of assets like oil rigs and pipelines and gas stations - it's also a corporation that routinely borrows hundreds of millions of dollars to keep its business up and running. - Author: Matt Taibbi
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#99. Chinese growth will either be strong or very strong. They have a voracious demand for energy that will only continue to grow. What they're doing ... is looking at all forms of energy. They're going ahead very strongly with coal, nuclear, oil, natural gas. - Author: John S. Watson
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#100. Shell estimates that after 2015 supplies of easy-to-access oil and gas will no longer keep up with demand. - Author: Jeroen Van Der Veer
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