Interesting story from MSN Money called Is Saudi Arabia running out of oil? which places an apropos medical analogy to the oil situation. Hardening of the arteries indeed.
The question came up as to how the fields were doing in that part of the world.
Well the soccer fields are doing very good in Iraq.
And the poppy fields are doing very good in Afghanistan.
But with all the pipeline sabotage going on, the region is going to need the equivalent of multiple coronary bypasses to get the stuff moving out of the oil fields.