Essay on All Plastic Is Oil Is Made From Oil

1375 Words Nov 30th, 2016 6 Pages
All plastic is oil. Most paints and all pesticides are made from oil. Everything from toothpaste to tooth brushes are made from oil and there are seven gallons of oil in every tire. There is absolutely nothing anywhere in any combination that will replace the assembly built by fossil fuels…..nothing at all. Peak oil is probably now very easy to explain; much easier than it was a long time ago. People have felt what $147 a barrel of oil feels like. Essentially, peak oil is like a bell curve, if you know what that is. If not, a bell curve is a line on a graph that goes up and comes down, and keeps at that same pattern. Peak oil is the point of oil production when it’s at the top of the bell curve, and basically what that means is, you’ve used up half of the resource. In the case of oil or any other substance like that, no matter how much money you throw at it, you’re never going to be able to increase oil production above where it was at its peak. As of 2008, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has admitted that there is a 9% global decline rate in oil production. That’s the equivalent of about 8 million barrels a day, which would of lasted half a day at the rate it’s being used. There is no way, having plucked all the low-hanging fruit and found the big reservoirs that we’re going to be able to offset a 9% decline rate.
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