BULLSHIT. What do you mean by ''their prices?'' Oil is sold at auction. It is the demand from India and China that is pushing up prices, as well as the output of oil-producing countries. Blame Chavez.
Yes, people need to look at consumption figures. China's unsated demand for oil is going to skyrocket over the next decade, and the geopolitical implications of that
are going to make the Iraq war look like a bar fight.