ImaginaryDave, Fairies don't place cash beneath your pillow each time a tooth is lost and oil is not grown.<quoted text>
Let me get this right. You think we can grow more oil?
As another famous person once said, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith?".
Capitalism delivers most often. Synthetic Oils have been around for many decades. Necessity is the Mother of Invention and not the Boy Messiah.
Lubricants will be needed for the foreseeable future aside from combustible fuel for ICE's. The Jerk-In-Chief knows nothing about economics but can sing a mean Al Green facsimile. He thinks that this qualifies him to fake everything else.