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Elon Musk claims that there is a major reason why the world needs more oil and gas.
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Elon Musk claims that there is a major reason why the world needs more oil and gas.

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, said at an energy conference in Norway on Monday that the world needs more oil and gas to address the energy constraints it is now experiencing, according to Bloomberg. The statement may seem odd coming from someone who markets solar roofing, electric vehicles, and battery packs. Elon Musk has said something similar before, though, so it's not a new occurrence. Supporter of fossil fuels, Elon Musk? Musk had posted something along these lines earlier this year, at the start of Russian intervention in Ukraine, while also acknowledging that such a move is probably not in Tesla's best interests. "I hate to say it, but we need to boost oil and gas production right away. Extraordinary circumstances necessitate extraordinary action." Elon Musk is a pragmatic ma...