If we leave all the tight oil in the ground, we will be short about 3 million barrels a day. That degree of shortfall would cause a massive price spike. But consumers couldn't possibly afford that. If consumers could actually afford super high priced oil, why aren't they doing it now? How, exactly, can the current price of oil double or triple and still be affordable to oil consumers? And if the oil price cannot rise that much, how will we ever get the tight oil out of the ground? ---FutilitistPlease Register or Log in to view the hidden image!