Quote Originally Posted by BigLeRoy View Post
These 'theories' of the abiotic origins of oil have already been carefully considered.....and roundly REJECTED. Sorry.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abioge...troleum_origin
I'm well aware that these are soundly rejected by academia. Doesn't mean there aren't elements of truth to it...

There is a lot of political usefulness to the idea that once it's gone it's gone.

That said, I'm not making the argument, just remaining open to the idea.