Well, that question is certainly argumentative if not incendiary anyway. I cannot blame him for not answering, just as I do not answer most of his 'provocations'.
There's a subtle difference, but you probably haven't noticed.
I have discerned that he is from a 'well off' aristocratic family, and his primary motivation would seem to be a heavy investment in fossil fuel stocks.
You "have discerned" nothing near to the truth, Mr Undoubtably Spelt Fourty.
The current debacle in the Straits of Hormuz would seem to be his 'payoff'. Of course, it is somewhat ironic that if he really succeeds in maintaining the monopolistic pricing of oil he may destroy the very economy that backs the fiat dollars he will get. And end up with less real wealth.
ROFLMAO at a stupid Canuck who swears that forty is spelt with a U, that epistemologists compile dictionaries, that Samuel Johnson was an American, that ice calving is restricted by size, that, "the equator doesn't have season," that cars can be charged with road collisions, that Enercon install offshore wind generators, that vikings didn't know how to live in a warmer Greenland, that, "Deforestations is a consequence of AGW," that Alberta is a country, that, "insects and plants" don't qualify as species, that, "Scientific laws" aren't science, that predictions are just for astrologers, that ethanol is a very workable and effective solution, that America has two political parties, that, climate and weather are not 'linked', thinks 'nondenier' is a real word, that 'fruiting plants' are especially chosen by bees for, "polination," that we acted on CFCs in the 70s and that CO2 causes, "thermal pollution."