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Most people do not know that petroleum is infinite. It is a common misperception that oil was created from a decaying process from ancient forests and dinosaurs, but it is simply not true, according to a new book, The Great Oil Conspiracy: How the U.S. Government Hid the Nazi Discovery of Abiotic Oil from the American People by New York Times bestselling author Dr. Jerome Corsi.

Does Oil Come From Dinosaurs?

Some believe in the abiotic theory for the origin of oil, which asserts oil is "a natural product the Earth generates constantly rather than a 'fossil fuel' derived from decaying ancient forests and dead dinosaurs." "For decades, the confiscated German documents remained largely ignored in a United States where petro-geologists and petro-chemists were convinced that oil was a 'fossil fuel' created by ancient decaying biological debris," as reported by WND.

Corsi suggests that the US government and Big Oil conspired to bury their findings "because they didn't want the public to know that the planet naturally produces oil, abundantly on a deep earth level." It is no surprise that the "fossil fuel" explanation for oil persists.

Synthetic Oil

Additionally, synthetic oil can and has been created. This information is held closely to the vest and has been revealed by US government documents confiscated after World War II. These amazing documents show that a process to create synthetic oil from coal was discovered by German Chemists Franz Fischer and Hans Tropsch, scientists at Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in the 1920s. By 1944, Germany was able to produce 124,000 barrels of synthetic fuels daily. How is this not common knowledge?

The Truth about America's Oil Reserves

EFT News reports some mind-blowing facts about America's Oil Reserves, much of it gleaned from Institute for Energy Research report, a "not-for-profit organization that conducts intensive research and analysis on the functions, operations, and government regulation of global energy markets."

"At current consumption rates, the United States has enough oil to last into the 23rd century without ever importing a single drop of oil from another country." Some astounding claims are made in this report, such as, "Overall, the United States is sitting on approximately 1.442 trillion barrels of recoverable oil deposits."

The story points out some quotes from elected officials, "With only 2% of the world's oil reserves, we can't just drill our way to lower gas prices" said Barack Obama. And this quote is reminiscent of one made by Jimmy Carter, "Unless profound changes are made to lower oil consumption, we now believe that early in the 1980s the world will be demanding more oil than it can produce." It seems like politics gets in the way of the truth, sometimes.

Perhaps oil is infinite, perhaps not. The origin of the formation of oil is not settled, and further research is needed to unlock the secrets of petroleum. However, if it is true that we have a rich abundance of oil in the United States, and if it is true that synthetic oil is a possibility, why is there a war against oil? Why not continue to explore green alternatives while tapping into the rich resources of the United States?