|SAs we look ahead long term, there is much
discussion about moving away from our petroleum dependence, which likely will
require tremendous infrastructure changes.
|SYet, if we look back in time, we recognize
that the United States went through tremendous infrastructure changes to get
from the horse and buggy era to today.
Tremendous changes can occur, and likely will occur.
|SThe need for petroleum fuel is not going to
diminish quickly. But as we struggle
with the short-term challenges, we need to keep an eye on the long term,
looking for signs of significant changes.