.....even if those oil reserves at the North Pole were filled with Bunker Crude, we can't use them. We're in the position of the former smoker who gets a carton of cigarettes for Christmas or the former alcoholic who finds a case of Scotch stashed away in the basement.
And the prices are never coming down. You knew that already because, for pete's sake, we're talking oil companies here, but even a government of Socialists and Greens would have no choice but to keep the prices high.
It's save-the-planet time. The long party is over. One way or another, there will be some changes around here.