Top 337 Oil Quotes

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“I used to paint a lot of oil and now I paint more mixed-media stuff.”

― Abbie Cornish

“If you pour oil and vinegar into the same vessel, you would call them not friends but opponents.”

― Aeschylus

“If my cuisine were to be defined by just one taste, it would be that of subtle, aromatic, extra-virgin olive oil.”

― Alain Ducasse

“I use Johnson & Johnson! I use their baby oil gel.”

― Alek Wek

“As technology keeps improving, the price of oil keeps rising, and the ice keeps melting, Arctic energy is bound to be an increasingly bigger part of the global mix.”

― Alex Shoumatoff

“I didn’t moisturise when I was younger, but when I got to 27 I decided to start slathering myself in oil, and now I’m obsessed with moisturising.”

― Alexa Chung

“Where the foreign exchange is not available, we are cutting down our operations. For example, we had a vegetable oil refinery; we have shut it down. We had a tomato-based processing plant; we have shut it down.”

― Aliko Dangote

“If you’re going to saute something, lightly spray olive oil in the pan or on veggies before you serve them. It adds a nice flavor. We grill a lot, so I’ll use a little on my corn or my shrimp.”

― Alison Sweeney

“I’ll give you a great example of an issue that no one brought up during this Florida primary, the fact that we’re going to have a Chinese made oil rig put in place about 60 miles off the coast of Florida.”

― Allen West

“Government experts have estimated that ANWR reserves would only provide enough oil for six months of U.S. oil consumption. In addition, the oil industry itself has estimated that it would take 10 years to bring this oil to the market.”

― Allyson Schwartz

“The story of the merchant is told by the marketer. They need each other, and if they get along, it’s peanut butter and jelly. If they don’t, it’s oil and water.”

― Andy Dunn

“I think there’s a point to regulating, because there are snake oil companies.”

― Anne Wojcicki

“The oil under Libya is the champagne of oil, drop for drop the world’s most valuable.”

― Annie Jacobsen

“We’re still expecting capitalism to solve problems: ‘Maybe if we sell enough oil, we can give some profits to an environmental agency!’ Capitalism isn’t a moral system.”

― Anohni

“Our traditional oil and gas philosophy does not have conservation as a crucial component, and we can ill afford to continue to spend billions of dollars which are not reflected in the improved human capital of our country.”

― Anthony Carmona

“The rapid increase in the production and transportation of crude oil requires additional vigilance for the continued safe movement of this commodity.”

― Anthony Foxx

“With oil prices plummeting in late 2015 and early 2016, Gulf states have taken the unusual step of issuing sovereign bonds to ease budgetary concerns.”

― Anthony Scaramucci

“We are not utilizing the Iraqi oil for U.S. purposes. We are not asking that the Iraqi oil be used to pay our military expenses. We are asking only that the Iraqi oil be used to rebuild Iraq – that is, to rebuild Iraq for the Iraqi people.”

― Arlen Specter

“As a fluke, my great-grandfather hit one of the largest oil reserves in California.”

― Armie Hammer

“The country remains dependent on oil. But as we are now learning, oil is becoming increasingly scarce.”

― Armstrong Williams

“When Texans suffered from the collapse of the oil market in the 1980s, they could rely on the fiscal union to help them. When Texas boomed with rising oil prices in the 2000s, it contributed to the union to help harder hit regions.”

― Austan Goolsbee

“Britain in the 1970s was undoubtedly an economic mess because of the oil price explosion.”

― Barbara Castle

“North Korea faded to black in the early 1990s. With the collapse of the Soviet Union, which had propped up its old Communist ally with cheap fuel oil, North Korea’s creakily inefficient economy collapsed. Power stations rusted into ruin.”

― Barbara Demick

“Iraq has, in effect, one export of any consequence. That’s oil.”

― Barton Gellman

“Growth in U.S. real imports slowed to about 3 percent in 2006, in part reflecting a drop in real terms in imports of crude oil and petroleum products.”

― Ben Bernanke

“I wasn’t born into land or titles, or new money, or an oil rig.”

― Benedict Cumberbatch

“Coal and oil lobbyists added fossil fuels to a bill aimed at helping American manufacturers, so they too could claim ‘manufacturing’ tax deductions.”

― Bernie Sanders

“I have read many studies out of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and they demonstrated that Vitamin E, Co-Q-10, and Fish Oil could protect the immune system of athletes and prevent disease.”

― Bill Toomey

“Fracking has been used for more than 60 years to successfully drill over a million oil and gas wells in the U.S. Nonetheless, the prevailing mythology on the radical left is that the technology is ‘poisoning our children’ by polluting the water we drink and the air we breathe.”

― Bob Beauprez

“Countries around the world are celebrating new oil and natural gas discoveries that hold the promise of greater prosperity for their citizens.”

― Bob Beauprez

“Colorado’s collective shale deposits contain somewhere in the neighborhood of 1 trillion barrels of oil. That’s almost as much as the entire world’s proven oil reserves!”

― Bob Beauprez

“Like many other Americans, I’m tired of the U.S. taxpayer paying for foreign wars, especially when the countries we defend have raked in huge oil profits.”

― Bob Beckel

“Iraq is not about oil.”

― Bobby Ray Inman

“The extraction of oil, coal and minerals brought, and still brings, a cost to the environment.”

― Bono

“For my skin, Neutrogena dry body oil is heaven!”

― Brad Goreski

“Many people believe the whole catastrophe is the oil we spill, but that gets diluted and eventually disarmed over time. In fact, the oil we don’t spill, the oil we collect, refine and use, produces CO2 and other gases that don’t get diluted.”

― Carl Safina

“Moroccan Oil shampoo is my miracle product. My hair becomes so manageable and silky after using it.”

― Caroline Flack

“I tend to use really basic creams, and I like to put an oil on, like an emu oil from Australia. It’s from the emu, and it’s really nourishing. I prefer an oil to a cream.”

― Cate Blanchett

“No longer should we rely on oil from countries that are not necessarily friendly or democratic.”

― Cathy McMorris Rodgers

“Not only are utilities switching from coal and oil to gas, but also trucking, schoolbuses, garbage trucks, and even taxi fleets.”

― Charles C. Mann

“There are serious worries about unconventional gas and oil, especially those concerning the environment.”

― Charles C. Mann

“When I was a Republican governor, he was obviously a Democratic president, but on issue after issue after issue, President Obama was very helpful to us in education, in the environment, with the handling of the BP oil spill.”

― Charlie Crist

“For too long, the system has been biased in favor of oil and gas developers: sweetheart lease deals, generous subsidies and a regulatory process so slanted in favor of Big Oil that often permit reviews are simply waived.”

― Chellie Pingree

“Rainforest land is mistakenly valued solely for the worth of its timber, mining and oil resources by short-sighted corporations and governments.”

― Chris Kilham

“As the temperature drops, the need for heating oil goes up.”

― Christopher Dodd

“There’ll be no oiling up with this band. The oil has been there for years and it only gets better.”

― Clarence Clemons

“You have laws to protect oil men, so why not artists?”

― Claude Picasso

“We have antiquated policies that were put in place in the 1970s that prohibit us from exporting our crude oil, yet we have allies around the globe asking the United States to provide them with a stable supply of energy.”

― Cory Gardner

“The same oil that gets burned as fuel is also the entire basis for the petrochemical industries, so our clothing, our plastics and our pharmaceuticals all come from oil and its derivatives.”

― Craig Venter

“There’s not going to be any one replacement for oil: we need to have hundreds of solutions to this global issue.”

― Craig Venter

“I fought fire with oil.”

― Dalton Trumbo

“Right now too much American time and resources are spent dealing with situations caused by our dependence on oil that we import from unstable countries.”

― Dan Lipinski

“The other are the strategic, so-called strategic stocks that the United States and the other Western industrial countries have, which could put in as much as four million barrels a day of oil into the market pretty quickly.”

― Daniel Yergin

“Cycles of shortage and surplus characterize the entire history of oil.”

― Daniel Yergin

“But the key thing is that Iraq, while it’s got very large oil reserves, has marginalized itself as an oil exporter and these days its exports are only about one tenth that of neighboring Saudi Arabia.”

― Daniel Yergin

“But eventually it’s a question of access: Getting access to fields is on top of the oil companies’ agenda. We see a substantial build-up of supply occurring over the coming years.”

― Daniel Yergin

“A premium in the oil price of somewhere between 10 to 15 dollars a barrel reflects this heightened anxiety.”

― Daniel Yergin

“No one really wants to send their kids off to die for oil.”

― Daryl Hannah

“State oil companies in Saudi Arabia, Africa, Iran, and Mexico have often been intelligence targets for the United States.”

― David E. Sanger

“No one does a better, cleaner, or environmental friendlier, than the United States, when it comes to drilling for oil, gas, coal, oil refineries and fish friendly hydroelectric.”

― David Pratt

“Water is our most precious resource, but we waste it, just as we waste other resources, including oil and gas.”

― David Suzuki

“I sleep with castor oil and clingfilm wrapped around my stomach. It’s amazingly slimming because it detoxes your system. I also regularly cleanse my liver.”

― Davinia Taylor

“Practically every environmental problem we have can be traced to our addiction to fossil fuels, primarily oil.”

― Dennis Weaver

“It’s not an if – we’re going to have to change. Oil is simply going to be gone.”

― Dennis Weaver

“I’m running for president because I’ve had enough of the oil barons, the status-quo apologists, the special-interest lobbyists running amok.”

― Dick Gephardt

“Besides commercial benefits to the oil companies, equity oil abroad also provides national energy security.”

― Dinsha Patel

“Use coconut oil to remove makeup, and do it before going to bed.”

― Disha Patani

“Conditioning is very important when it comes to hair. One should oil hair on a regular basis for hair nourishment.”

― Disha Patani

“Arizona should be to the Sharing Economy what Texas is to Oil and what Silicon Valley used to be to the tech industry.”

― Doug Ducey

“No water equals no life. We can have no oil; it’s fine. No water – there is no plan b with no water.”

― Edward Burtynsky

“I find linseed oil and white lead the most satisfactory mediums.”

― Edward Hopper

“The biggest thing for me is keeping my hair moisturized. My go-tos are the Pantene Gold Series Hydrating Butter Cream and Intense Hydrating Oil.”

― Elana Meyers

“I want millionaires and billionaires and Big Oil companies to pay their fair share.”

― Elizabeth Warren

“My hairdresser in the U.K., Adam Reed, has his own line, Percy and Reed, and it’s really good. And I use Moroccan Oil and Kerastase as well.”

― Ellie Goulding

“The Assad regime is quite reliant on oil exports.”

― Elliott Abrams

“Mexico holds the fifth-largest shale gas reserve in the world, in addition to large deep-water oil reserves and a tremendous potential in renewable energy.”

― Enrique Pena Nieto

“The Porter Ranch situation is the BP oil spill on land.”

― Erin Brockovich

“Slowly, the oil and gas sector will decrease in Norway. The question in Norway is about how fast it will decrease.”

― Erna Solberg

“We can’t just live as rentiers off the oil fund.”

― Erna Solberg

“When Libya was in turmoil in 2011, the Chinese public was surprised to discover that more than thirty thousand of their countrymen were living there, most of them working on Chinese-run oil projects.”

― Evan Osnos

“The oil can is mightier than the sword.”

― Everett Dirksen

“Street protests in Saudi Arabia might warm our hearts, but they could easily lead to $250 a barrel oil and a global recession.”

― Fareed Zakaria

“We should not cling to crude down to the last drop – we should leave oil before it leaves us.”

― Fatih Birol

“The squandering of oil and gas is associated with one of the greatest tragedies, not in the least resolved, which is suffered by humankind: climate change.”

― Fidel Castro

“The United States never stopped conspiring against the Arab world, which holds the largest oil reserves on the planet.”

― Fidel Castro

“Shell Oil’s decision to pull the plug on drilling for oil in the Chukchi Sea is a major victory for the Arctic.”

― Frances Beinecke

“Getting toxic lead out of gasoline, the oil industry shouted, would cost a dollar a gallon. It turned out to cost just a penny a gallon to protect hundreds of thousands of kids from lead-induced brain damage.”

― Frances Beinecke

“Castor oil has long been a used as a remedy for a whole host of ailments including arthritis, digestion, insomnia and even period cramps. But it also stimulates hair growth.”

― Franchesca Ramsey

“The scent of wine, oh how much more agreeable, laughing, praying, celestial and delicious it is than that of oil!”

― Francois Rabelais

“There is no free market for oil. It’s controlled by a cartel, OPEC.”

― Frederick W. Smith

“As early as 1910, Ludwig Landsberg had suggested that I should examine the problem of splitting heavy oils and oil residues into benzines.”

― Friedrich Bergius

“The price of crude oil accounts for 55 percent of the price of a gallon of gasoline, driven by global supply and demand. The United States depends on foreign sources of oil for 62 percent of our nation’s supply. By 2010, this is projected to jump to 75 percent.”

― Gary Miller

“Global crude oil demand is increasing, particularly in places like China.”

― Gary Miller

“Energy companies, such as Chevron and Shell, and oil producing countries, such as Kuwait and Venezuela, pump crude oil from their vast land holdings and sell it on the world market.”

― Gary Miller

“Some hedge fund managers have made big bucks trading oil futures – George Soros is one.”

― Gary Weiss

“With such enormous bucks devoted to trading in oil and other commodities, the distortions that they cause have been exacerbated.”

― Gary Weiss

“I have never solicited nor received money from Iraq for our campaign against war and sanctions. I have never seen a barrel of oil, never owned one, never bought one, never sold one.”

― George Galloway

“I’ve never had a penny through oil deals and no one has produced a shred of evidence that I have.”

― George Galloway

“During the desperate depression of the 1980s, there were no oil and gas companies without net operating losses.”

― George Kaiser

“To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.”

― George MacDonald

“I flew a full string of 35 combat missions over some of the most heavily defended targets in Europe. We were hitting Hitler’s oil refineries, his tank factories, his aircraft factories, his railway yards. Those were our prime targets.”

― George McGovern

“The rise in world oil prices has been larger than anyone forecast.”

― George Osborne

“It is clear our nation is reliant upon big foreign oil. More and more of our imports come from overseas.”

― George W. Bush

“Teapot Dome involved the conservation of the oil resources of the United States, especially those situated upon the public lands.”

― George William Norris

“States with tremendous oil and natural gas reserves have the most to gain economically from proper regulation.”

― Gina McCarthy

“Now you have people in Washington who have no interest in the country at all. They’re interested in their companies, their corporations grabbing Caspian oil.”

― Gore Vidal

“By June 1974, Treasury Secretary George Shultz was already suggesting that rising oil prices could result in a ‘highly advantageous mutual bargain’ between the United States and petroleum-producing countries in the Middle East.”

― Greg Grandin

“Most existing national capital funds have been built up from royalties from oil and other minerals. They need not be limited that way. Most are anything but democratic. That could be changed.”

― Guy Standing

“Iraqi oil is sold by Iraq.”

― Haider al-Abadi

“I put castor oil in my eyebrows. And I also tint my eyebrows when I get them cleaned up. That way, I don’t have to be constantly filling them in, because I’m lazy.”

― Hailey Baldwin

“My childhood memories seem to be wreathed in the twin and far from harmonious olfactory sensations of patchouli oil and caustic soda.”

― Hamish Bowles

“I use products with coconut oil in them all over my skin.”

― Hannah Teter

“The number of children is not growing any longer in the world. We are still debating peak oil, but we have definitely reached peak child.”

― Hans Rosling

“I always wanted to find oil. It was always an irresistible calling.”

― Harold Hamm

“Oil is ancient wealth in the ground.”

― Harold Hamm

“Assuming that Iran could become the only oil producer unable to export its oil is a wrong assumption… The United States will never be able to cut Iran’s oil revenues.”

― Hassan Rouhani

“It is incorrect and unwise to imagine that some day all producer countries will be able to export their surplus oil, and Iran will not be able to export its oil.”

― Hassan Rouhani

“We are considering various ways of making use of our oil and gas downstream industries. This is to be complemented with the import of oil and gas from other sources as raw materials.”

― Hassanal Bolkiah

“Before I scrub and exfoliate, I like to cleanse my face with the Tatcha cleansing oil.”

― Hennessy Carolina

“China and the U.S. are the two largest importers of oil. They are the two largest emitters of carbon.”

― Henry Paulson

“India has reduced its dependence on Iranian oil. I know their refineries have stopped asking for orders to purchase Iranian oil.”

― Hillary Clinton

“The problem is not the oil, but what they do with the oil. The United States is the biggest spender of oil and of all the planet resources.”

― Hugo Chavez

“What is the U.S. government looking for? And the elite governing this country? They’re looking for oil.”

― Hugo Chavez

“Venezuela has the largest oil reserve, and Venezuela has to defend itself.”

― Hugo Chavez

“Venezuela is supporting tens of thousands of poor families in the United States with heating oil.”

― Hugo Chavez

“The U.S. only has 20 billion barrels of oil in reserve. It seems as though there is no more oil around. Venezuela has 300 billion barrels of oil in reserves. Iraq has, like, 150 billion barrels of oil. Iran, close to 300 billion barrels of reserve. Oil for 200 years, of course.”

― Hugo Chavez

“The United States is the biggest spender of oil and of all the planet resources. Oil is a very valuable resource for life – electric heaters. We must have to transition ourselves to a post-oil era.”

― Hugo Chavez

“Dolomite is a whole mess of stuff, a mixture. It gets characterised as ‘a stuff’ because of the interest of oil geologists. It would have been a nonentity were it not for its applications.”

― Ian Hacking

“I’ll use shea butter to moisturize my skin, or coconut oil.”

― Indya Moore

“We need to replace coal with gas. We need to leave oil in the ground.”

― Isabelle Kocher

“Anyone who has seen the auto factories in Detroit and the oil fields in Texas knows that Japan lacks the national power for a naval race with America.”

― Isoroku Yamamoto

“Bulgaria has been deindustrialized by interest groups who extracted state assets like oil states extract the oil in their ground.”

― Ivan Krastev

“Oil is like a wild animal. Whoever captures it has it.”

― J. Paul Getty

“If you took ISIS’ oil, that would not stop them. It’s not their only source of revenue. It would be a setback, but it would not stop them.”

― Jack Keane

“I would recommend all girls to please oil their hair at least once a week.”

― Jacqueline Fernandez

“A century ago, petroleum – what we call oil – was just an obscure commodity; today it is almost as vital to human existence as water.”

― James Buchan

“Life without oil, in fact, would be so different that it is frightening to contemplate. We are addicted, and it is no comfortable addiction.”

― James Buchan

“Europe and North America, we are told, are less dependent on energy-intensive heavy industry than in the 1960s and 1970s. It seems we squeeze more GDP out of a barrel of oil than in those benighted days.”

― James Buchan

“The oil companies regard nuclear power as their rival, who will reduce their profits, so they put out a lot of disinformation about nuclear power.”

― James Lovelock

“One pound of uranium is worth about 3 million pounds worth of coal or oil.”

― James Lovelock

“The oil market is especially sensitive even to a hint of expansion or contraction in supply.”

― James Surowiecki

“Lower oil prices won’t, by themselves, topple the mullahs in Iran. But it’s significant that, historically, when oil prices have been low, Iranian reformers have been ascendant and radicals relatively subdued, and vice versa when prices have been high.”

― James Surowiecki

“We aren’t addicted to oil, but our cars are.”

― James Woolsey

“Look, I don’t think President Obama would have bowed to the ruler of Saudi Arabia if he didn’t have oil to the degree that the Saudis do. I think they and other producing states, almost all of whom, except Norway and Canada, are dictatorships or autocratic systems, have thrown their weight around because of oil.”

― James Woolsey

“We need to move away from oil, period.”

― James Woolsey

“Countries are effectively paid deference in direct and indirect ways if they’re huge oil suppliers.”

― James Woolsey

“Simply raising fuel economy standards for passenger cars and light trucks to 33 miles per gallon would eliminate our oil imports from the Persian Gulf.”

― Jan Schakowsky

“Spreadable butter is wonderful for cake-making: it’s much easier to cream than the block type and slightly lighter because it’s blended with oil.”

― Jane Asher

“A dramatic decrease in oil availability is not at all far-fetched.”

― Jane McGonigal

“I take goldenseal, Echinacea and cod liver oil when flying to boost my immune system.”

― Janelle Monae

“In the evening, I use a cleansing oil – coconut oil also works – to remove makeup.”

― Janet Mock

“We consume about 25 percent of the world’s oil every year, but we only have reserves, including that which has not been pumped, of about 3 percent of the oil reserves in the world.”

― Jay Inslee

“If we put a vinaigrette together, every part of it is weighed. For the burger, we do a bit of arugula, olive oil – everything is weighed. To the gram.”

― Jean-Georges Vongerichten

“I’ve voted in some cases to remove and reduce tax breaks for the oil industry in other cases I’ve voted not to because I felt that the proposals covered too much.”

― Jeff Bingaman

“Although most Americans don’t know it, the U.S. gets more oil from Canada than it does from the entire Middle East.”

― Jeff Goodell

“Extracting oil from the tar sands is a nasty, polluting, energy-intensive business.”

― Jeff Goodell

“Is it in our national interest to overheat the planet? That’s the question Obama faces in deciding whether to approve Keystone XL, a 2,000-mile-long pipeline that will bring 500,000 barrels of tar-sand oil from Canada to oil refineries on the Gulf of Mexico.”

― Jeff Goodell

“I’ve often argued that oil and gas exploration is a state’s rights issue. It is abundantly clear that the State of Florida does not want drilling to negatively affect its beaches and shores.”

― Jeff Miller

“Who needs Russian gas if we could get all the heat we need from our own surplus? Who needs Middle Eastern oil, when we can integrate limitless renewable sources in our smart grids?”

― Jens Martin Skibsted

“My hair can get quite dry, so I condition it in olive oil once a week.”

― Jerry Hall

“Despite the previous efforts of Congresses, our addiction to foreign oil, as the President stated, is greater today than ever before. That dependency is a threat to our national security, and we must address that threat.”

― Jim Costa

“But we must take other steps, such as increasing conservation, developing an ethanol industry, and increasing CAFE standards if we are to make our country safer by cutting our reliance on foreign oil.”

― Jim Costa

“I’m boiling about the rainforests being chopped down to make disposable chopsticks. I’m boiling about the fact that we have palm oil put into every single one of our substances.”

― Joanna Lumley

“I’ve never seen oil slicks covering such a large area in the Gulf of Mexico.”

― John Amos

“Since 2006, we have surpassed Alaska, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and California in oil production to become the second largest oil-producing state in the nation, trailing only Texas. In 2012, North Dakota produced more than 245 million barrels of oil and provided nearly 11 percent of all U.S. output.”

― John Hoeven

“I have motor oil running through my veins.”

― John Lasseter

“The more we focus on using renewable fuels, the less we are dependent upon foreign oil.”

― John M. McHugh

“Across the country, people are willing to tighten their belts and sacrifice. The president should ask the oil industry to do the same.”

― John Salazar

“As we all know, no crude oil refineries have been built in the United States since 1976. During that time, close to 100 ethanol refineries have been built.”

― John Shimkus

“The myth is that IP rights are as important as our rights in castles, cars, and corn oil. IP is supposedly intended to encourage inventors and the investment needed to bring their products to the clinic and marketplace.”

― John Sulston

“We shouldn’t be so dependent on foreign oil.”

― Jon Corzine

“After a year, the aromatics in an olive oil are gone. Sometimes the bottles on the shelf in the supermarket are there a lot longer than you are.”

― Jose Andres

“According to the oil and gas industry and their proponents, I am a communist, terrorist, Nazi, Russian-sympathizing, anti-American, arsonist, extremist.”

― Josh Fox

“I actually am very hands-off on my face. I like to use oil to take everything off, and then I cleanse after.”

― Karen Fukuhara

“Our customers’ business interests are heavily dependent on the oil and gas industry.”

― Karen Katz

“Two of our biggest stores are in Dallas NorthPark and Houston Galleria, where the economy and our customers’ business interests are heavily dependent on the oil and gas industry.”

― Karen Katz

“Despite spending trillions of dollars and spilling the blood of thousands of Americans, we remain in servitude to Arab oil.”

― Kathleen Troia McFarland

“Middle class families should not be forced to scrape by with less while oil companies get away with more.”

― Keith Ellison

“The Russian economy is a one-trick pony. They’re totally focused on natural gas and oil.”

― Kelly Ayotte

“Liability does apply with respect to the amount of the oil spill.”

― Ken Salazar

“Dependence on oil from volatile foreign markets undermines our economic security and threatens our national security. Moreover, that addiction is producing toxic air and a public-health epidemic.”

― Kevin de Leon

“Keystone will deliver 830,000 barrels of oil per day from Canada, North Dakota, and Montana to Gulf Coast refineries.”

― Kevin McCarthy

“Data is the new oil.”

― Kevin Plank

“Saudi Arabia is blessed with energy from various sources, whether it’s fossil in oil and gas, or renewables, wind and solar, that are extremely competitive.”

― Khalid A. Al-Falih

“Our history with Americans goes back over 80 years. They came here, they helped us harness our oil and gas, and we became leaders.”

― Khalid A. Al-Falih

“Saudi Arabia is a very responsible country. For decades, we used our oil policy as responsible economic tool and isolated it from politics.”

― Khalid A. Al-Falih

“Olive oil mixed with raw sugar makes for an excellent lip scrub.”

― Kirti Kulhari

“For decades the American people have had an addiction to oil and gas.”

― Lee H. Hamilton

“I use an acne cleanser because I do get breakouts, especially when I’m filming, and I use a toner to kind of help keep my oil under control with oil.”

― Lili Reinhart

“I actually use baking soda to exfoliate my lips – I mix a little bit with water and use my fingers to lightly scrub with it. Then I use jojoba oil and olive oil to keep them moisturized.”

― Lindsey Wixson

“Brazil does not want to become an exporter of crude oil. No. We want to be a country that exports oil byproducts – more gasoline, high-quality oil – and to strengthen the petrochemical industry.”

― Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

“Alabama has made great progress in proving that BP, Halliburton, and Transocean are liable for the devastating effects of the oil spill.”

― Luther Strange

“Oil drilling and coal mining are killing endangered wildlife, polluting rivers, creating smog over wilderness areas and blocking wildlife corridors in America’s most treasured landscapes.”

― Lydia Millet

“America did not invade Iraq because Iraqis are Muslims. Oil, money, economic interests. Who knows? But it was not because Iraqis are Muslims.”

― Maajid Nawaz

“I use the Tatcha Cleansing Oil. That’s probably what I splurge on the most.”

― Madison Beer

“I’m particularly fond of boned chicken breasts with a little garlic under the flesh and cooked in a casserole for 40 minutes with a jar of olives, some cherry tomatoes and a spoonful of olive oil.”

― Maeve Binchy

“Even if gas prices fall, consumers will continue to be gouged at the pump the only thing that we can be sure rises faster that the price of gasoline is the skyrocketing profits of oil companies.”

― Major Owens

“Southern India has an abundance of coconut, so the coconut chutney hails from there. Eastern India Bengal produces mustard oil, which is used in its traditional tomato chutney.”

― Maneet Chauhan

“I was a dispatcher, flat-tire fixer, changed the oil, fixed the fan belts. There was nothing too good for me.”

― Manuel Moroun

“While most individuals use the flesh of the coconut in their cooking, coconut water and oil are also known to have numerous health benefits.”

― Marcus Samuelsson

“Oil is a very important component of economic growth.”

― Maria Bartiromo

“Friendship and money: oil and water.”

― Mario Puzo

“National Democrats often try to pay for something with oil and gas taxes.”

― Mark Begich

“We cannot rely on imported fuels forever, and we aim to replace traditional oil and gas boiler systems with products which are much more efficient.”

― Martin Naughton

“Whether it is to reduce our carbon-dioxide emissions or to prepare for when the coal and oil run out, we have to continue to seek out new energy sources.”

― Martin Rees

“With gas prices nationally, and especially in our area, increasingly on the rise, it is more crucial then ever that we take steps to diversify our energy sources and reduce our dependency on foreign oil.”

― Mary Bono

“I love nuts and popcorn with olive oil and sea salt.”

― Mary Helen Bowers

“For the last 50 years, the federal government has taken out of the Gulf Coast $165 billion in taxes that came from oil and gas off of our coast that went to the federal Treasury, to rebuild all places in America except the place that it came from.”

― Mary Landrieu

“The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively, relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever.”

― Maurice Hinchey

“It’s clear price gouging… The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively, relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever.”

― Maurice Hinchey

“I grew up in a town of 5,000, surrounded by cows and oil fields, but there was a lot of opportunity in my tiny little town.”

― Michael Lomenda

“The less oil the world uses, the less important the region that has so much of it becomes.”

― Michael Mandelbaum

“Lovers should never be without the oil of forbearance.”

― Minna Antrim

“By 2020, we’ll be able to live without oil.”

― Mohammad bin Salman

“The suspension of allowances was temporary and was to be reviewed periodically. It was reviewed in the appropriate time after our oil revenue improved.”

― Mohammad bin Salman

“We have developed a case of oil addiction in Saudi Arabia.”

― Mohammad bin Salman

“We will support anything to stabilize the oil demand and supply.”

― Mohammad bin Salman

“I’m half Italian, and on my mom’s side, they’ve aged amazingly, and all they’ve put on their faces is olive oil.”

― Molly Qerim

“I use coconut oil every single day. I apply coconut oil on my whole body for moisturising. The oil can also be used as make-up remover, as it is light-based and is not sticky.”

― Nargis Fakhri

“Whaling was the oil business of its day.”

― Nathaniel Philbrick

“My ‘Slide Some Oil’ ain’t gon’ be Nipsey Russell’s ‘Slide Some Oil.’ Elijah Kelley’s ‘You Can’t Win’ ain’t gon’ be Michael Jackson’s ‘You Can’t Win.’”

― Ne-Yo

“I oil my hair once a week at least!”

― Neha Dhupia

“I enjoy using coconut oil – not only for my skin and hair, but I’ll digest it.”

― Nicole Ari Parker

“We will work to bring an element of stability to the price of oil.”

― Olusegun Obasanjo

“What the oil producer gets paid is about 16 percent. The majority of it is tax, which in fairness to the government of this country they have accepted and admitted.”

― Olusegun Obasanjo

“In Sudan, we have been targeted by western countries because we have rejected their hegemony on Sudan and turned their companies away that were only interested in oil.”

― Omar al-Bashir

“The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean.”

― Ovid

“After the oil crisis of 1973, many European countries tightened restrictions on immigrants. By then, millions of Muslims had decided to settle in Europe, preferring the social segregation and racial discrimination they found in the West to political and economic turmoil at home.”

― Pankaj Mishra

“We get more oil from Canada than any country.”

― Paul Cellucci

“Most female characters have either been the temptress – like a Betty Boop type – or the victim – like an Olive Oil type.”

― Paul Dini

“In addition, each barrel of oil we save through conservation further decreases our dangerous reliance on unstable Middle East oil.”

― Paul Gillmor

“As the cost of gasoline rises and our dependence on foreign oil continues to increase, the effect of sending over $100 billion each year to OPEC nations hurts every American.”

― Paul Gillmor

“Interestingly, the oil companies know very well that in less than 30 years they will not only be charging very high prices, but that they will be uncompetitive with renewables.”

― Paul Hawken

“Preliminary drawings or sketches in oil or pastel often have an immediacy and emotional appeal far greater than the final canvas.”

― Paul Mellon

“The star of oil and vinegar and the oil and vinegar of the stars.”

― Paul Newman

“We must reign in overspending by ridding government of outmoded programs, making Big Oil pay their fair share, repealing massive tax breaks for corporations that ship jobs overseas, and enacting a tax code that no longer favors millionaires and billionaires.”

― Paul Tonko

“Spermaceti oil is valued for its high resistance to heat, and thus it is used in machinery where there is excessive heat.”

― Paul Watson

“Daniel Masters is a master of the commodities markets with over 30 years experience. His bitcoin strategy is based on the parallels he sees from the oil industry in 1999 to the current state of bitcoin.”

― Perianne Boring

“There are going to be questions about what major oil companies are doing with all of the resources they’re accumulating. They can’t escape that.”

― Pete Domenici

“There are growing concerns that oil companies are making too much in profits at the expense of consumers.”

― Pete Domenici

“Compounding Iraq’s problem is that its economy is highly dependent on oil.”

― Peter Bergen

“In 1972, Texaco Oil Company, in partnership with PetroEcuador, the state-run oil company of Ecuador, began to drill for oil in the jungles of the Ecuadorian Amazon.”

― Peter Coyote

“About 75 percent of the crude oil marketed here is sold off the books, and they are doing trades that would be illegal if it was a regulated market, and of course they do not want to regulate it.”

― Peter DeFazio

“There is no free market in oil.”

― Peter DeFazio

“First off, the crude oil market, unlike every other commodity in America, is virtually unregulated.”

― Peter DeFazio

“In crude oil trading, we have seen a 46 percent increase over 1 year in the margins there.”

― Peter DeFazio

“All my journalism, all my books are first person, and it’s all memoir. Even when I’m writing about the oil spill in the Gulf, it’s all first person there.”

― Peter Heller

“All bronzes are made to be touched. Bronze is a sensual ‘living’ material. The sweat and oil of your palms adds to the patination.”

― Peter Marino

“If London is a watercolor, New York is an oil painting.”

― Peter Shaffer

“The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.”

― Ralph Nader

“Instead of destroying an area for a paltry amount of oil, we should be increasing fuel standards for automobiles and focusing our efforts on biofuels and other alternatives.”

― Raul Grijalva

“Those who claim we buy oil from Daesh are obliged to prove it. If not, you are slanderer.”

― Recep Tayyip Erdogan

“Natural gas obviously brings with it a number of quality-of-life environmental benefits because it is a relatively clean-burning fuel. It has a CO2 footprint, but it has no particulates. It has none of the other emissions elements that are of concern to public health that other forms of power-generation fuels do have: coal, fuel oil, others.”

― Rex Tillerson

“Oil demand is going to continue to grow as population grows.”

― Rex Tillerson

“I never saw a bureaucracy produce a single barrel of oil.”

― Rex Tillerson

“We access virtually every producing basin, whether for natural gas or crude oil, in the U.S. and Canada.”

― Richard Kinder

“I worked offshore as an oil worker for a couple of years.”

― Richard Linklater

“Some films really do take years to get going, but I’d say that most of the films I want to do are slightly smaller projects. Some could be sketches. They’re not all oil paintings.”

― Richard Linklater

“Although the United States cannot unilaterally lower the price of oil, it can reduce its consumption by using oil more efficiently and by developing alternative sources of fuel.”

― Richard Thaler

“Ethanol is, in its pure form, just as much of a sham as oil.”

― Rob Corddry

“I mean, there is amazing amount of oil and gas and other resources out beneath the sea. It’s staggering.”

― Robert Ballard

“It was a Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who first protected the Arctic Refuge to balance the oil development at Prudhoe Bay with responsible conservation.”

― Robert Dold

“One should have a wide variety of assets in one’s portfolio. And oil, by the way, is a particularly important asset to have in one’s portfolio because we need it, and the economy thrives on it.”

― Robert J. Shiller

“It costs governments money to keep fuel prices low. Oil-rich Yemen, for instance, devotes 9 percent of its GDP to making sure its people don’t riot when oil prices rise.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“Even if the economy crashes, we will still burn oil.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“Pricey oil makes clear that wealth really is energy in various forms.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“Before agriculture was invented, land was not a resource. Before oil drilling and nuclear fission were invented, petroleum and uranium were not resources.”

― Robert Zubrin

“The anti-American policy is the one that keeps oil prices up. The way to do that is to help OPEC limit the amount of liquid fuel available.”

― Robert Zubrin

“The Putin regime’s income comes from oil and gas exports. If we could crash the price of these commodities, we could bankrupt the regime.”

― Robert Zubrin

“Oil prices have certainly become a threat for the world economy.”

― Rodrigo Rato

“Russia’s oil fields are mature and require capital and Western technology even to keep production flat.”

― Roger Altman

“We have to get the oil where the oil is.”

― Ron Johnson

“We have seen what the dependence and addiction to foreign oil has done to us economically.”

― Ron Kind

“It’s not just a hurricane. It’s the demand for gas in China… We’re paying $3 a gallon, and the oil companies are making historic profits every quarter.”

― Ron Klein

“The Bush administration did stop filling the reserve in 2002 when it helped the oil industry. Now they should do it to help the consumer.”

― Ron Wyden

“More customers for Canadian oil means that Canadian producers can charge more for their oil, which then means that American businesses and consumers will pay more for oil.”

― Ron Wyden

“If the oil runs out, we’ll be reduced to fracking Alex Salmond.”

― Rory Bremner

“The Bush administration and Congressional Republicans have failed to bring up comprehensive energy reform or any piece of legislation for that matter that would lower gas prices, opting instead to give massive subsidies to the oil and gas industry.”

― Rosa DeLauro

“I think about what’s going down my sink. So I won’t pour oil down my sink. I won’t – if I’m cleaning a pan, I’ll wipe it and bin because I’ve seen – I’ve been down sewers.”

― Rose George

“The things that make Korean food delicious are garlic, ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, chili powder, and chili paste. They make anything delicious.”

― Roy Choi

“Five years of Republicans’ failed energy policies have resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001, while big oil companies make triple the profits.”

― Russ Carnahan

“Along with Senator Lieberman and others, I introduced the Energy Security Bill to use existing technologies with a variety of tax incentives to reduce our dependence on oil.”

― Sam Brownback

“When oil and gas prices went up dramatically and filled up the state treasury, I sent a large share of that revenue back where it belonged – directly to the people of Alaska.”

― Sarah Palin

“Chile is not a rich country in terms of gas, or oil or coal, but we are extremely rich in terms of the energies of the future.”

― Sebastian Pinera

“I wear Aveda Energizing oil. I am big into aromatherapy.”

― Sharon Stone

“First, we should not be opening our coasts, all of our coasts, to oil drilling when we have not taken the first step, not the first step, to conserve oil.”

― Sherwood Boehlert

“About 60 percent of the oil consumed daily by Americans is used for transportation, and about 45 percent is used for passenger cars and light trucks.”

― Sherwood Boehlert

“The U.S. uses most of its oil for transportation. We can limit U.S. demand for oil by requiring automakers to use the technology that already exists to improve fuel economy – technology that the automakers refuse to bring into the market despite societal demand.”

― Sherwood Boehlert

“It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.”

― Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

“The Gulf Waterkeepers are our first line of defense against the BP oil disaster. Their incredible knowledge of the marshes, wetlands, beaches and inner-coastal waters make them invaluable first responders. Their commitment makes them critical and effective community leaders.”

― Sophie B. Hawkins

“Predicting oil prices is anyone’s guess.”

― Soren Skou

“No one wants to stoke coal if he can regulate an oil valve instead.”

― Stavros Niarchos

“With the areas which have no oil, the idea is to create industry and jobs.”

― Stef Wertheimer

“I can’t live without coconut oil.”

― Stella Maxwell

“We can’t allow multinational oil companies boasting of record profits to gouge consumers… We must do what we can to fix this problem.”

― Stephanie Herseth

“Saudi Arabia supplies much oil to the U.S. And it is the world’s largest consumer of American weaponry.”

― Stephen Kinzer

“The oil boom is providing Montanans an opportunity for good paying jobs.”

― Steve Bullock

“When the dollar goes down relative to other currencies, the price of wheat, corn, rice and oil all go up in dollar terms.”

― Steve Hanke

“Russia is a bankrupt country. It just lives on oil revenues.”

― Subramanian Swamy

“Iran’s economy is now shrinking by 1 percent a year. Its oil production is down 40 percent.”

― Susan Rice

“There is no free market for oil.”

― T. Boone Pickens

“If you don’t have a refinery operating, it’s hard to use oil that’s available.”

― T. Boone Pickens

“I use honey to condition my hair and eggs for protein. Also, mayonnaise and olive oil are great options for keeping it moisturized.”

― Tasha Smith

“Sesame oil is probably my favorite condiment, period.”

― Ted Allen

“You have to work with the auto industry, the oil companies, you have to work to develop renewable fuel, whether it’s solar or different kinds of fuel or whatever.”

― Ted Danson

“Let’s make Marco Rubio explain why he thinks oil companies should write our energy policy.”

― Ted Deutch

“I strongly support the construction of the Keystone Pipeline and favor expanding offshore drilling to make our nation less dependent on foreign oil.”

― Thom Tillis

“It’s an absurd world – you know, billionaires in Birkenstocks. But I’d rather have nerdy tech guys as the next Carnegie than oil tycoons.”

― Thomas Middleditch

“Pipelines are the safest way to move oil.”

― Tim Griffin

“And almost half of American oil consumption is for motor vehicles.”

― Tim Holden

“One of our priorities should be to reduce our dependence on foreign oil.”

― Tim Holden

“Here in the United States, we have between 250 and 300 years of a coal supply. That is more than the amount of recoverable oil contained in the entire world.”

― Tim Holden

“Over the last two decades, America has increased its demand for oil by nearly 30 percent, yet we have not expanded our ability to produce domestic sources of fuel.”

― Tim Murphy

“Oil companies have played a role in suppressing the development of alternative fuels.”

― Tim Pawlenty

“The U.S. policy of hoarding crude oil never made the world, or even the U.S., a safer place.”

― Timothy Noah

“If deep-frying catfish, try a dredge of seasoned flour and cornmeal and add some bacon fat to the oil.”

― Tom Douglas

“The key to great fried squid is ‘flash-frying’ in hot oil for only a few minutes, which keeps it tender.”

― Tom Douglas

“Tar sands oil is dirtier, more corrosive, and worse for the environment than conventional oil.”

― Tom Steyer

“There’ll be years of teething problems searching for alternatives to oil, but they have to be embraced with passion because our oil is finite, and we’re running out. Fact.”

― Trudie Styler

“Petrol price is a deregulated commodity, price of which is decided by our oil marketing companies based on input cost and other parameters.”

― Veerappa Moily

“I’m all about the supplements. I take fish oil every single day, as well as vitamin D, magnesium, B complex, vitamin C.”

― Victoria Justice

“In my almost ten years in the House of Representatives, I have voted consistently to allow companies to drill for oil and natural gas in environmentally friendly ways.”

― Virgil Goode

“I didn’t sign any contracts, and I didn’t see any oil.”

― Vladimir Zhirinovsky

“If you could wean yourself off of oil and not be dependent on the Middle East, obviously it’s better.”

― Wayne Rogers

“For the U.S., the primary interest is our continued access to Saudi Arabian oil in adequate quantities… at an acceptable political as well as economic price.”

― William E. Simon

“Nearly all of our existing power sources are generators which use a heat cycle. This includes our coal, oil, and gas fired utilities, our automobiles, trucks, and trains, and even our nuclear fission utility power plants.”

― Wilson Greatbatch

“Oil is drowning our oceans and drowning our boreal forests.”

― Winona LaDuke

“Only once in the last thirty years have I made a duplicate, and that was a watercolor from my oil picture now owned by the Layton Art Gallery, Milwaukee, called ‘Hark! the Lark.’”

― Winslow Homer

“The reason gas prices are so high is because the oil is in Texas and Oklahoma and all the dipsticks are in Washington.”

― Yakov Smirnoff

“My hair is naturally straight, and I maintain its texture. My weekly indulgence is an egg-white and olive oil hair mask that deep-conditions and adds incredible shine.”

― Yami Gautam

“We don’t have all the time in the world with oil. We have to use oil while it makes sense to do so.”

― Yemi Osinbajo

“As we move to diversify our economy, we are particularly aware that we need oil to get out of oil.”

― Yemi Osinbajo

“The combination of olive oil, garlic and lemon juice lifts the spirits in winter.”

― Yotam Ottolenghi

“Greek yogurt with some olive oil stirred in can transform many dishes.”

― Yotam Ottolenghi

“Some days, just occasionally, when I’ve had just one too many chickpeas, drizzles of olive oil or chunks of feta, I crave a return to the sushi-filled joints of Tokyo.”

― Yotam Ottolenghi

“Jerusalem artichokes have a great affinity with nuts. I love them with chopped walnuts or almonds, lemon juice, garlic, herbs and plenty of olive oil.”

― Yotam Ottolenghi

“A great trick for frying is to put a popcorn kernel in the oil, and when it pops, you’re ready to fry.”

― Zac Posen
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