Overcoming Foreign Oil (OFO)
By: Kiley Wecker and Mia Harp
Overcoming Foreign Oil: The Idea
Outline of Plan:
OFO would like to help electric cars, and other electric objects, become more prominent. Although natural gas could be used to power our vehicles, electrically powered cars are better for the environment, and cheaper for the American people. Natural gas would also be used to power the electricity that charges the car. This would also lower the gas prices even more, allowing the economy to become more stable and affordable.
Letter to President Obama:
Dear Barack Obama,
Our government program OFO (Overcoming Foreign Oil) would like to propose to you a new plan to address the issue of importing foreign oil. We are grossly dependent on oil, and we need to find a way to cut down the use of it. The middle east provides us with much oil adding up to about 9,328,000 barrels per day. This dependency we have on the Middle East is dangerous for our economy. If the government becomes unstable in these Middle Eastern countries, then the oil prices will go higher than they already are. If the oil prices skyrocket, then our economy will go down. This is not what we want, so we need to find another solution to keep our economy flourishing and very stable. OFO has come up with an idea to create a government that uses little oil, but only from the United States. We have thought of many steps to create this plan possible. If the US can stop importing oil from foreign countries, then we can control our own oil prices and economy. This plan won’t be easy but we will need the help from the American people. The people will need to be open to this new plan, and be able to adapt to the new conditions of using natural gas. If we use more natural gas, then we will not only be helping our economy, but also mother nature. America is known to have a large oversupply of natural gases. If we can switch to natural gas, then we won’t need to use much oil for anything. If we are using less and less oil, than there will be less of a need to import oil from foreign countries. OFO would also like to try and power all vehicles and electric objects with natural gases. About 69% of all our oil goes towards transportation. This is a huge number, so if we cut out most gas powered vehicles, than there will be no need of importing oil. If we can switch to natural gas then the large percentage will decrease greatly. We will not only survive but flourish off the oil we have in the US if we switch to using more natural gases. Also many jobs would open up to find natural gas, which will boost our economy even more. OFO plans to offer many jobs to anyone who is willing to put more effort into finding more natural gas and oil in AMERICA only. We believe that there is much more oil in the USA we just havn’t put enough effort into finding it. Overall, our plan will help our economy flourish while not having to worry about importing from foreign countries and helping to save mother nature. This plan will be best for everyone and the government for the United States of America. Thank you Mr. Obama for your time, we hope to discuss this plan more in detail soon.