When I was young I had plans to eventually get a diesel vehicle. I changed my mind because I saw this coming. Long before the current crisis, the government started down the path of rendering diesel useless. Not there yet but getting there fast. Diesel prices soaring beyond crude, gasoline — and likely to stay that way
When rebounding oil demand began pushing benchmarks higher last year, forecasters and traders alike watched the U.S. shale patch with bated breath to see when drillers would start drilling again. Most didn’t. The ones that did were the smaller, privately held players.