Joe Biden may travel to Saudi Arabia to beg them for more oil as he shuts down domestic pipelines and freezes new leases on drilling.
Now that Biden shut down access to oil drilling projects, pipelines and production projects in the US he is reaching out to America’s enemies to import oil and gas.
Biden’s advisors are currently in Venezuela begging the Marxist Maduro regime for oil.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg also said buying oil from Iran is “on the table.”
Joe Biden would rather pay Russia, Iran, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia for oil than approve the Keystone Pipeline.
President Biden’s advisers are discussing a possible visit to Saudi Arabia this spring to help repair relations and convince the Kingdom to pump more oil, Axios has learned.
Why it matters: A hat-in-hand trip would illustrate the gravity of the global energy crisis driven by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Biden has chastised Saudi Arabia, and the CIA believes its de facto leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was involved in the dismemberment of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
Meanwhile, the national average for gas just topped $4 a gallon in the US with places like California paying nearly $6.
The price of a barrel of Brent Crude oil reached $130 on Monday – the highest price in 13 years since Obama was in office.