Any pros of high oil prices?

Asked By: And Then She Said... - 8/24/2008
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Expensive energy is a powerful medicine. It may hurt when taken, but it brings long-term cures for a host of ills. It compels companies and people to put fewer miles on the car, ditch the SUV, or install more efficient heating, as Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor did: The hospital saves $1 million annually with a... More
Answered By: Tom Z - 8/24/2008
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Less traffic on the freeways = less traffic jams = my commute was cut in half this summer!
Answered By: Calijess - 8/24/2008
None here.
Answered By: regerugged - 8/24/2008
Well, I'm Mexican and from our economic point of view high oil prices is the best thing that can happen to us, as it keeps the country's economy going (extraction costs remain the same when oil prices boom, so we get a bigger profit). Same thing for Venezuela, Russia, Canada and the Arab Countries... More
Answered By: HenryHona - 8/24/2008
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