1. fact 1: civilizations need energy resource
2. fact 2: modern civilization runs on oil and natural gas. Without them the modern civilization as we know it won't exist. Two words: fertilizer. Food. Look 'em up and how they relate to each other.
3. fact 3: USA is actively trying to control the oil supply in the world. Even Wolfovitz admit that's why the USA is in Iraq. Fact.
4. fact 4: Russia is also trying to control oil supply
5. fact 5: oil is NOT a renewable source of energy. It will run out someday.