- It's well and good that Congress vote to stop filling
the US Strategic Oil reserve because the US already has billions of barrels
in the ground in Alaska--entire oil fields capped and drilled, but kept
off the market. The filling of the Strategic Petroleum reserve is merely
one more attempt to keep fuel in short supply. I will be blunt. There
is a conspiracy to raise fuel prices and it is pernicious. No one is targeting
the collusion we see daily between the oil companies.
- Fred Cederholm in a Baltimore Blog noted these careful
observations during the latest and suspicious run up in gas prices--too
rapid and too well coordinated to be a result of natural market demands.
"It must have been some pricing strategy by all of the fuel retailers
because the spike [of 13 cents a gallon] occurred everywhere, regardless
of the company or the brand, at almost the same moment [within 2 hours]...
I had already been on-line checking world-wide news and developments when
a friend and neighbor stopped at the house to tell me I had better fill
up immediately because a price jump was coming. I logged off and topped
off my gas supplies for all of my fuel thirsty vehicles and gizmos. I then
went back on-line to find out why the spike occurred. I found not one single
development, catastrophe, or explanation. I found nothing to justify the
jump!" Later, the media will always be fed some event used to justify
the increase, just like their servile explanations that "the stock
market rose today due to some company performing better than expected."
- PUBLIC NEEDS TO DEMAND OPENING OF THE GULL ISLAND OIL
- I have long maintained that the US government is purposely
keeping US oil discoveries off the market in order to allow insider oil
companies to drive up prices and save US supplies for the next war. Evidence
continues to confirm that charge. A massive oil/natural gas field exists
under Gull Island, located in the waters of Prudhoe Bay in Alaska, according
to Lindsay Williams. Williams was an Alaska oil field Chaplain who was
so successful at boosting moral during the building of the Alaskan pipeline
that he was given special access to many high level meetings at the Atlantic
Richfield company. At one of those meetings, he witnessed, first hand,
discussions confirming a successful find of a massive new oil field near
Prudoe Bay in Alaska--at Gull Island the day before the meeting.
- A few days later, the chief operating officer of Atlantic
Richfield for Alaska, Ken Fromm, who had invited Williams to the meeting,
called him and told him he must never mention this new discovery--that
the US government had classified it and was ordering it capped. It is still
being held off the market and is not part of the environmental lock-down
of oil in the Arctic National Wilderness. Williams was given a British
Petroleum memoranda [probably by Fromm] which related the statements of
upper echelon oil officials from Arco which said that Gull Island would
be kept under wraps, limiting domestic supplies so Americans would someday
see prices hit up to $10 a gallon at the pump.
- Lindsey Williams decided to violate that informal ban
and publish a book, The Energy Non-Crisis, about the scandal. Ken Fromm
was finally fired by Atlantic Richfield for allowing Williams in on the
meeting and for helping correct technical details in Williams' book. He
told Williams that the Powers That Be were making sure his book would be
suppressed and would not get any establishment media coverage.
- Here's an excerpt from Chapter 17 The Energy Non-Crisis.
The entire book is online and on U-tube videos: http://educate-yourself.org/cn/lindsywillaimsvideos22may07.shtml
- "Gull Island just proved what the oil companies
have believed for some time. It authenticated the seismographic findings.
Seismographic testing has indicated that there is as much crude oil on
the North Slope of Alaska as in Saudi Arabia. Since the Gull Island find
proved to be seismographically correct, then the other testings are correct
also. There are many hundreds of square miles of oil under the North Slope
- "To clarify what I am about to say, let me first
re-emphasize that the government permitted the oil companies to drill and
prove many sites (subsequently making them cap the wells and keep the proof
of the finds secret), but they do not allow them to produce from the wells.
This is why I have referred (below) to a number of wells having been drilled
(after I left the North Slope). The only production permitted is from the
small area of the North Slope.
- "Gull Island is located five miles off shore from
Prudhoe Bay. It is in the Beaufort Sea. The chemical structure of the oil
at Gull Island is different from that of the oil in the Prudhoe Bay field
and the pressure of the field is different, proving that it is a totally
different pool of oil from that at Prudhoe Bay... Three wells have been
drilled, proven, and capped at Gull Island. The East Dock well also hit
the Gull Island oil pool (you can tell by the chemical structure). For
forty miles to the east of Gull Island, there has not been a single dry
hole drilled, although many wells have been drilled. This shows the immensity
of the size of the field.
- "Only recently, just west of Gull Island, the Kuparuk
oil field has been drilled. Again, this is a totally separate pool of oil
from either the Prudhoe Bay field or the Gull Island field. The chemical
make up of the field and the pressure of the field is different from the
others, proving it to be a totally separate pool of oil. In an entirely
different area of the North Slope than the 100-square-mile area of the
Prudhoe Bay field, the Kuparuk field is approximately 60 miles long by
30 miles wide and contains approximately the same amount of oil as the
Prudhoe Bay field.
- "From 1973 through 1980 we were being told continually
that America was in the midst of a major energy crisis, yet no oil production
was allowed from the Kuparuk field. It wasn't until 1981 that permission
was finally granted for production. Why the delay--if there really was
a crisis? The reason Mr. X made the statement that there is as much crude
oil on the North Slope of Alaska as in all of Saudi Arabia is because the
oil companies have drilled all over the North Slope and have proven there
is that much oil there, but still they are only allowed to produce from
the small area."
- "Americans will also be shocked to know that almost
all Alaskan crude is shipped overseas (most to Japan) while America has
to import most of its oil. "Possibly you have heard it stated that
the Alaskan crude oil has such a high sulphur content that it cannot be
refined by most oil refineries in the U.S. We are being told that this
is the reason why the Alaskan oil is not helping to solve America's energy
crisis. This is also the excuse that is being used for shipping Alaskan
crude oil to other countries. It has also been reported that major power
companies are even telling this to their customers, using it to justify
their need for rate increases....[However] An August 11, 1980, analysis
of the Prudhoe Bay crude oil, which is flowing in the Trans-Alaska Oil
Pipeline, reads as follows: Sulphur content - 0.9% The sulphur content
of the Prudhoe Bay Alaskan oil is low in comparison to oil from other sources
in the U.S., as well as many foreign oils."
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