I'm sorry but you just know in your gut that the entire "limited supply" was just a ploy. I've always found it amazing that once the big boys switched over their rigs from gas to oil, not only were we pumping out more of the black stuff, but surprise surprise they found boatloads of the stuff in Bakkens leading us towards energy independence!
The US produced more crude oil domestically during January-April this year at an average rate of 7.11 million barrels per day (bbl/d) than in any comparable period in more than two decades going back to 1992. Meanwhile, imports during the first four months of this year fell to the lowest level for that period since 1997, sixteen years ago. Together, the increased domestic production this year and the declining dependence on foreign sources brought net oil imports to a 26-year low. Read more at aei.org