Analysis: Don’t Look For Wind And Solar to Replace Oil Anytime Soon

There has been much talk over the past few years about renewable energy sources, most notably wind and solar, supplanting hydrocarbon based fuels.

Despite all the hype about a carbon-free future, the facts indicate that oil and gas will continue to be our principal sources of energy.

Here are the trends behind the longevity of oil and why fossil fuel energy is like to remain the centerpiece of our economy.