Have our invasions of the Middle East been useless? - Did we invade the Middle East as a retaliation for 911 or for the oil? A couple of years ago, in the midst of hysteria about the oil shortage, we reported that oil may not really be a fossil fuel after all. A group of Swedish researchers have managed to prove that fossils from animals and plants are not necessary for the creation of crude oil and natural gas.
Energy expert Vladimir Kutcherov says, "There is no doubt that our research proves that crude oil and natural gas are generated without the involvement of fossils. All types of bedrock can serve as reservoirs of oil." He has simulated the process involving pressure and heat that occurs naturally in the inner layers of the earth, the process that generates hydrocarbon, the primary component in oil and natural gas.
This would make it much easier to find oil in the future and it means that it can be looked for all over the globe, meaning that every country could have its own home-grown oil supply. Kutcherov says, "Using our research we can even say where oil could be found in Sweden." This would spell the end of oil-based politics.
There are oil-based politics and, believe it or not, religion-based politics (as we saw in the last election!), but when the dust clears there is always the truth, and that's what we strive to present here at unknowncountry.com, whether the news is good or (maybe) not-so-good.
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