How to Deal with High Oil Prices?

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Vijat said: (Sep 23, 2016)  
Today in the practical life oil has become the most essential commodity. In order to get rid of it, we need to do something by promoting the usage of the Solar vehicles solar Motors and use the oil as required amount.

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Hari said: (Sep 23, 2016)  
Oil prices are high because of low production and high consumption. Sometimes this increase also depends on oil producing countries. So if we are able to consume less oil there is a very good chance of using oil efficiently and at reasonable rates. One can use bicycles for the shorter distance. People should use public transportation instead of their vehicles. This not only ensures how to deal with high oil prices but also with pollution.

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Pragya Mishra said: (Sep 23, 2016)  
Hello, everyone!

Oil prices are increasing due to low supply of oil from other countries. Demand and supply are directly proportional so as the demand is increasing supply too is increasing. A reason may be that our country which is said to be the second most populous country after china so as the population is increasing gradually it is leading to decreasing in resources. There is an immediate requirement of any law or rule to set up more oil drilling stations if possible otherwise we have a talented group of scientists who can find many alternatives for oil. Secondly, the government must also take action in providing more public transport because in the hustle and bustle of urban areas public transport are proving as time taking uncomfortable. So people have to switch to their private vehicles even if they are not able to afford them. Metros are an example of such alternatives. And yes it is not only the job of government to provide everything for us we too are required to help the government in building a better India which is only possible if we too work at an individual level. For example - Switching to public transport more often, turn off the car when stuck in the traffic jam, etc. Thus every problem always comes with a solution.

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Gokul Khanna P U said: (Sep 23, 2016)  

I believe the oil price can be controlled by two means. One of them is to reduce the demand and another one is to produce more crude oils. I don't think it's possible to produce crude oil since it's the gift for a human being. What we can do is to go for alternative methods like hybrid vehicles.

On top of all these, we must create awareness among people what is the economic background behind the oil we buy. Encourage then to carpool or to use public transports. By this ways, the demand for petrol can be reduced. More electric powered train systems have to be introduced. The bus fleets should be increased.

I hope by these steps people would choose to use the transport facility and reduce the demand for petrol.

But is this going to happen all over the world? So may be the new oil reservoirs has to be found. To meet the future needs.

Thank you guys.

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Babu said: (Sep 21, 2016)  
The oil prices affect each and every sector of the economy through a direct or indirect channel. The oil price also affects the every entity in the economy. So a change in oil price affects an oil company's performance, a country's economy and customers saving and consumption behavior. If the general price for the oil is increasing then the customer has to pay more for less amount, which will reduce the consumer saving. The impact of oil price increasing on as a whole depend on the economic structure of the country, for example, the price increase will be beneficial for oil exporting country and a burden for oil importing country. For an oil company which is involved in the exploration process of the oil, a price increase will be beneficial. But if a company which business is involved only refining and distributing to the customer will be less profitable.

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Deadshot said: (Sep 20, 2016)  
Oil price hike is one of the burning discussions in today's world. The hike is mainly due to the taxes levied on the oil. Nothing much can be done about that by us as individuals. But what we can do is check our use of petroleum as fuel and switch to other natural sources of energy, like solar energy or CNG. There is not much the government can do to reduce the oil price but it can urge us to use petroleum as efficiently as possible. The government can also improve the transportation system so that people prefer using public transportation more than the individual vehicle.

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Pooja said: (Sep 19, 2016)  
Price of oil is increasing day by day. As consumption of oil is increasing. Persons coming from the same area, going to the same destination, can use only one 4-wheel vehicle to come to their destination except using their individual's vehicle. By this, we can consume much of the oil. Use bicycles or we should walk for small distances except using our vehicles.

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Andini said: (Sep 19, 2016)  
Oil still be the main resource for transportation and power supply in most of developing countries, but the increase in oil prices affect not only developing countries but also developed countries. Higher oil price will cost higher cost in almost all economic aspect, which relates to inflation in one country. How to deal with it? we need to reduce the usage of oil product and start to develop alternative energy to substitute high price oil. There are several possibilities for alternative energy such bio-fuel, CNG, or electric power vehicle and geothermal or solar panel for industry and power generator. This way, other than to provide alternate energy resource we also be able to decrease our dependent of petroleum product in the far future.

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Ram said: (Sep 19, 2016)  
Hello, friends.

We are discussing oil price.

Oil price is one of the biggest problems of Indian economy because the oil price is director related with the price of the all basic goods such as food items, etc.

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Pallavi said: (Sep 17, 2016)  
We are discussing the topic "How to deal with high oil prices". First of all, I just want to tell all of you whenever scarce resources are available it will have more demand and consequently increase the price. Hence only the one option is left to us low consumption of oil. Coming to the public part it can be done through by using more government transportation facilities and also reduce the use of vehicles to the maximum extent.

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Sravanthi Shivapuram said: (Sep 17, 2016)  
Hi to everyone.

In order to deal with high oil prices;.

1. Use electric vehicles such as motorbikes, solar energy two wheelers.

2. The government has to make a law in such a way that every individual family should have only 2 cars, not more than that why I said 2 is in order to convey the person because like everyone has the dream to buy a car and have own house in that purpose I told.

3. The government should encourage scientists and researchers in order to make vehicles largley based on electricity, solar energy consumption.

4. Every individual of society has to use a bicycle or public transport services for shorter distance let say 5km this should be made as an law then almost 20 to 30% of fuel importing will reduce because our India population is more. For one person usage of fuel is reduced for 5km its nearly think 0. 25 liter per person of imagine some number if this is followed by all people in India almost we can reduce 20% fuel import.

5. Reaserchers and scientsist has to made experiments on bicycle like gear cycles came into existance and more ways inorder to make atleast students or kids to use bicycles rather than cars and bikes. The creativity in such a way that it should drag the complete interst of student towards using bicyles almost 50% of youth uses bicycles.

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Vaibhav said: (Sep 17, 2016)  
We have to use a bicycle for a small distance to travel like market etc or if it necessary then two or three people makes a group and participates in car pulling.

By this way, we can reduce the oil consumption.

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Viren said: (Sep 15, 2016)  
Solution to any problem is within the problem. We know that we can't achieve anything until or unless we don't make any efforts for that problem. So it's not only the government who should take care of all the mishappenings in India. We are also part of this country and many
of you must be thinking what we can do for that, how can we be a part of solving that issue.

This can be done in following ways:

- Guys opt for CNG vehicles rather than petrol/diesel variant.
- Carpooling is not a bad idea.
- Rather than why not use a Public Transport.
- Get your vehicles maintained regularly (because more unmaintained the vehicle more consumption of oil i.e. more demand so more hike in price.

My personal experience doesn't fuel your tank in multiples of Rs 10 or 5 (they have all settled for that) opt for 90, 198, 297 it will help for sure.

-And last not the least never sit back and wait for things to happen, make it happen after all you are the one who has to suffer the consequences, not the government (especially Indian government).

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Tasquil said: (Sep 15, 2016)  
India is considered in the list of developing countries of the world. And also one of the highest populated country after China, so it is obvious that we have a lack of resources that is one of the factors to make the country to be called developed. Among these resources, oil is one of the powerful factor for any developing country as a source of energy which we can obtain easily and use it, rather than any other form of energy such as solar energy, tidal energy, wind energy, hydel energy which are not obtained in good amount and we don't have fully developed technology so that is reached to common people's. And apart these are costlier than oil.

Some of the following ways can lead us to minimise the use of oil so as to decrease the high rising oil price.

1. In regard to oil consumption, if we will have a good amount of oil then it's obvious that oil price will go down. For these, our government should find other's alternative source of importing rather than importing from the same country and also inbuilt to find the source of oil itself in our country.

2. Indian government should work on the alternative source of energy production. Rather than relying only on oil and should create an opportunity for research scholar to work on these type of projects. As we have a hub of Intelligent Scientist and only they need an opportunity to work.

3. Use of public transport rather than using own vehicle.

4. Use of eco-friendly vehicles that is running CNG is also a good option to remove oil consumption.

5. Use of solar energy for home lighting purpose and for small scale works which required less amount of energy.

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Sourabh said: (Sep 13, 2016)  
HI friends, my opinion is oil prize is increased because due to the infrastructure of govt more of the case the traffic jam due to poor conditions of the road and sometimes the govt broken the road. If the roads are jam free than I am100% we are saving oil about 4-5%.


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Vishwa said: (Sep 13, 2016)  
Good Day Friends.

Oil prices are reaching sky high in India day by day. What is the reason behind this? In the last decade, oil prices have not just gone up but it has gone up by more than twice of how much it was. What can be the reason? Bird's eye view of this is that the oil reserves are getting absorbed and exhausted. This not really is the reason. This hike has happened over a period of time. Just take the Law of demand and supply! Demand and supply are directly proportional i.e. Higher the demand, higher the supply. With respect to price, Higher the demand, higher is the price and lower the demand, lower will be the price and apparently the supply. It all started with the mass usage of automobiles in our country. It would only be apt to say, India's automobile usage is indiscriminate which has made the demand for oil high and eventually the prices have shot up. It all starts with us! We have to take the initiative to enlighten our co-citizens to make use of public transport in place of their own vehicles and to use bicycles for short distances. The youth of our nation can inspire the people in a positive way to impact the oil prices.

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Akash Kr Singh said: (Sep 8, 2016)  
I think, first of all, government of our country should take initiative by putting some kind of pressure on e&p (exploration and production) companies so that they can explore the country and find out more producing oilfield so that the country don't import crude oil from exporting countries and due to this thing the people out their, who are being effected have to face or pay the final rise in price of crude oil. Overall I mean to say our PM words "MAKE IN INDIA".

Secondly, we people should also think and take initiative by using public transport unless using our own vehicles so that the fuel consumption would decrease.

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Amar said: (Sep 7, 2016)  
Yes, of course, we know that there is the countineous growth of population. If we increase the use of oil which leads to air pollution Which causes the air pollution and environmental impact. Use the public transport facilities for the short distance rather than a personal vehicle. Which make the little bit contribution for the prevention of environment impact on the living being. Also, there is the responsibility of government to reduce the tax on the oil and provide new technology to manufacture the less discharging smoke Vehicle. Due to limited stock of natural resources available, we have to take care of future. And so make optional for the natural resources.

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S.Kiran Kumar said: (Sep 3, 2016)  
In my point of view, oil prices are rising because of using large vehicles and factories which run with help of oil. In order to decrease the oil prices, we should move to solar, electrical and wind technologies.

Moreover using this oils will produce toxic gasses which damaging the ecosystem.

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Subrata said: (Aug 31, 2016)  
In my opinion, We could deal with High oil prices by following means:.

1. Though electric and solar vehicles market is not so developed in a country like India. Try to use electric vehicles which are available in India like an electric scooter, solar two wheelers.

2. Don't use vehicles which are above 10 years old. As these are consuming more oil and also causing environmental pollution.

3. Govt should explore the alternate form of energy like solar energy, wind energy, nuclear energy, tidal energy for lowering consumption of oils.

4. Govt should incentivise peoples for using solar cells for pumping water, using solar energy in generator instead of diesel.

5. Walking to nearby places without using any two wheeler for less consumption of oil. It will indirectly also helps in physical activity.

6. Govt should ban high oil consuming vehicles like a sports car, SUVs etc.

7. Using public transport, share auto, share taxis, metro can reduce sufficient amount of oil consumption.

8. India should explore options where the cost of oil import will be reduced.

Thank you.

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Kandula Harshita said: (Aug 31, 2016)  
Hello people,

We all know about the drastic increase in oil price nowadays. Why don't we use bi-cycles for traveling short distances? Apart from this, I have a doubt why people are importing oil from other countries when it is found in INDIA itself. Few corrupted politicians tied up with business people are illegal by taking false permissions are transferring oil to other countries and making money. If at all we can control this action, we almost met our goals of reducing its price.

I have even got another idea. It's like we have escalators to go from one floor to another and we have flyovers for convenient passage of cars. Merging these two why don't we have moving roads wherein one can travel nearby places without a vehicle instead of having a pedestrian.

By these ways, we can reduce oil price by 60%.

Thank you.

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Utkarsh Tripathi said: (Aug 27, 2016)  
As we see other natural sources may help us to resolve this problem. We can use a bicycle to travel short distances.

We will have to find more sources such as solar, air, water to ride vehicles.

The government should make a rule to reduce vehicle on the road.

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Priyanka said: (Aug 27, 2016)  
Helllo all,

As we all know oil is Non-renewable resource. So its price will definitely increase day by day. We can't stop it but we can definitely reduce its use at certain extent.

We should take some action to save our natural resources for our next generation otherswise it will become difficult for them to survive. We must use public transport and others vehicles which run on renewable resources like electricity. We can also use cycle for small distance.

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Udit Sharma said: (Aug 23, 2016)  
Our government has to take many decisions in to deal with high oil prices.

They have to bane diesel low vehicles.

They have to increase its imports.

They have to make a rule for buying a vehicle because now a day each person having vehicles and many people having more than one vehicles.

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Habib said: (Aug 23, 2016)  
Hey friends,

I agree with you all, and summarize the discussion.

Firstly, we have to conserve by effective use of vehicles.

Secondly, We should go for renewal sources.

Thirdly, there are still many oil fields, the government should use more and more high technology to recover it.

Thank you all.

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Chamu Singh said: (Aug 22, 2016)  
As we all know the demand is directly depend on the high consumption of oil ie. Expensive oil rate.

Make sure that we can use a bicycle for short distance nd electronics, solar etc type of vehicle.

Nd if we are going to like college, academy only go with friends not single.

Thank you.

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Harshita Naik said: (Aug 22, 2016)  

Its really easy to say in words but following it is really hard. So what I think is it's better if we think as a citizen of a nation and contribute to the nation. So when it comes in the case of oil reduction we must consider all the perspectives that contribute for that.

1. Firstly growing more and more trees.
2. Using vehicles whenever necessary, money is not that thing that can be wasted on such stuff.
3. Providing good paths or road facilities for pedestrians so that they might be fascinated towards it.
4. The above can be done for sure in case of often visited places.
5. Making people realize these inefficient ways with advantages to them.

If people come across all the effects they suffer from vehicles will definitely make them find alternate way so it's all in our hand.

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Glan said: (Aug 21, 2016)  
Oil is an exhaustible resource, its prices are increased mainly due to more demand. We people can reduce demands by some methods, mainly, by using electric vehicles; bicycles for distances below 2 KM etc. There are other reasons which cause more demand indirectly. They are, using fewer mileage vehicles, over-speeding, keeping the engines running at traffic signals etc. Becoming a responsible citizen will help in dealing with this problem.

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Hitesh Sharma said: (Aug 21, 2016)  
Hello, all.

According to me, combined efforts from both the govt as well as common masses are required.

The high oil prices can only be tackled by lowering the consumption and demand in the market.

We need to work on the following things as mentioned below:

1. If possible we should totally switch to renewable resources or at least work towards in this direction to achieve the desired results ASAP. 10 or 15 years from now, most of the European countries will have only those vehicle which will run on renewable energy be it solar or electric. India being the 2nd largest country in terms of the population needs more time than that but totally capable of doing it. We already have metro, buses and rickshaws running on electricity.

2. Promoting the use of public transport and strengthening the condition of public transport. This is very crucial from India's point of view. Even in the capital of India, the condition of public transport is far from satisfactory, Let alone the other states. With the increase in a number of people getting richer, if everyone starts planning to own a car, the condition will get far worse than it is today. Govt needs to step up here and hit the ground running.

3. Traffic jam, this is again a point of concern, a recent study by IIT- Delhi showed that 2 lakh liters of petrol get wasted every day by idle vehicles stuck in traffic jam. This is huge and a big negative for the economy. Increasing the number of traffic police force, improving the condition of roads and traffic lights can make the situation better. But government alone can't be blamed for this, those people who don't obey the traffic rules are also the culprit here.

That's it.

Thank you for reading.

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Brandon said: (Aug 18, 2016)  
For now, currently, oil prices increase day by day, sooner than we expect, it will be hard to meet our insatiable needs and next generation's greeds.

We must prepare for our next generations. I think we should use electrical vehicles, public transportations.

I always try to go the short distance by walk.

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Khushbu Bharti said: (Aug 17, 2016)  
Hello everyone,

According to me, first of all, it's a human responsibility that they are how to expands our fuel because all of known that fuel is a very expensive as well as it's polluted our air but still they are expanding a fuel for a luxurious like not riding it in limited speed, not put off the engine in traffic it's our duty to save the oil.

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Ketan said: (Aug 17, 2016)  
Hello friends,

I respect all of your thought about this, but in my point of view, I summarize the following points.

1. Oil is a non-renewable resource so we have to conserve it.

2. We find some new ideas that automatically reduce the price of oil like electrical vehicles, use public transportation as possible as, uses cycle etc.

3. Oil price can not be reduced because it is a limited resource and also increasing the population. So it is our responsibility that we can use it in an effective way.

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T.K.S.Prasad said: (Aug 17, 2016)  

In my point of view oil prices can be reduced by increasing generation capacity of fossil fuels. This can be achieved by planting more trees and by reducing deforestation. It also can be reduced by using solar powered motor vehicles.

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Sanjay Malviya said: (Aug 17, 2016)  
Hello all of you, I respect your valuable thing about high oil price, nowadays oil price increases day by day due to auto technology developing every one second, therefore, most of the automobile technology run from (oil). If we think few second, every person wants automobile technology and it is running to oil. Oil is a natural energy source and it has for a limited time. It's price can not decrease because population and auto technology increase. "So that we have only one path for ours. We can (discover) search new energy source as well as oil and we can drive auto technology. Due to which reduce the oil price and we can say deal with high oil prices". It is not for Indians. It is one of the big problems of the world. Because everywhere use auto technology and run most of the oil energy.

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Arjit Jain said: (Aug 16, 2016)  
I agree with all but in my opinion, I want to summarize it as:

1. Take initiative for coming up with SOLAR ENERGY.

2. Awareness to the consumers.

3. As Delhi government has taken 2 important steps.

a. Remove more than 10 years old vehicles.
b. Remove the old formulas.

With these, we can reduce consumption as well as pollution level and we can also form some new policies to achieve this.

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Himanshu said: (Aug 16, 2016)  
High oil prices is an alarming situation in the present scenario.

With the growth in the population at the ever faster rate, which is leading to the never ending increasing demands, it is becoming very difficult to cope up with it with the limited resources available.

To deal with it, we should try to comprise our needs and greeds for the betterment of the nation and the future generations.

One major step taken in this direction in the field of the automobile is THE HYBRID CARS.

Companies like Tesla, Volkswagen etc. Are into the manufacturing of these hybrid cars. These cars not only reduces the demand and need for the oil, they also help to conserve the. Moreover, these cars are called GREEN CARS as they are eco-friendly, do not produce smoke which harms the environment.

These cars run on both electricity as well as oil with a pretty much good average of 24 kwh/100 km. And as the electricity is renewable, and as it is now days also produced by non-conventional and renewable resources, help to conserve the later ones.

Some other important steps that could be taken is using PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION as much as possible.

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Reba said: (Aug 16, 2016)  
Hey, guys.

I think we could create cars that won't use fuel at all because fuel is expensive and it pollutes our air.

Thank you.

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Saikrishna said: (Aug 14, 2016)  
Hii everyone.

You all have known that there is a huge demand of oil day by day due to the tremendous increase in the population and seeking of their comforts in all the aspects. So, everyone should feel it as their responsibility to get the price of oil by using it in an efficient way like riding it in limited speed, put off the engine in traffic and prefer transport vehicles the most. As per OCI, the oil is going to end by the year 2060. So, it's our duty to save the oil.

Finally, we all have learnt that fuel is a non-renewable resource so we shall try to save it for our future generation.

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Sakshi said: (Aug 12, 2016)  
Firstly we must try our best to avoid these sustainable resources and must save them for our future rather than wasting in our daily routines and not thinking about the future.

These are the only means which are enriched with purity and can't be regained again, so it's in our hands!

It's better to think with a mind to have a secure reliable future and must deal accordingly.

It's a technology world, we have many things to which we can deal, it's using solar energy, carpool, cycling, using public transport rather going by our own personal means and many such things which every person can do.

At last, it's our responsibility to take care of such resources.


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Awanish Anand said: (Aug 11, 2016)  
To lower the prices of oil we need to check the unnecessary usage of oil. Also we need to find an safe and alternative energy sources for this.

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Rahul said: (Aug 11, 2016)  
Hi, friends.

My view in reducing oil price by everyone combined effort. We can control oil price with the help of better way of fuel consumption.

When going to any academy by own single bike then make sure try to bike pooling with the friend.

Which can help to reduce oil consumption where two vehicle possibility where only use one. So this way also save fuel and money.


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Deepak said: (Aug 11, 2016)  
To deal high oil prices we have to reduce the consumption of fuel. Star walking to go for small distance and use the public transportation system.

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Mohit said: (Aug 11, 2016)  
Everybody knows oil prices increase day to day because there is a big problem in our society. In our daily life, it is the very important thing. I also think it is time to look at the green resource of energy rather than the depending upon petroleum products. In this way, our country does not make the smart country.

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S.K.Sharma said: (Aug 10, 2016)  
Oil reserves are limited and demand is increasing day by day due to population growth. Therefore the prices of oil is increasing day by day. Some cartel formation of OPEC countries lead to increase in oil prices. It is therefore, essential that po[pulation growth should be checked. We should see alternate sources of energy like solar, wing, nuclear etc. So that requirement and dependence on oil should be reduced. Then, the oil prices will come down.

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Govind Garg said: (Aug 6, 2016)  
Hello, guys.

It is a good topic to discuss, all of you know currently crude oil prices increase day by day and also quantity if crude oil decrease day by day. So if we use less oil. So we may be reduced an oil price like.

We should go the short distance by walking. And we should use electrical vehicle and use the solar system.

So we may be reduced an oil price.

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Suranjan Mistry said: (Aug 3, 2016)  
Hello guys,

It's a good topic to discuss. Currently, the quantity of crude oil decreases day by day, if demand remains same it will automatically increase the price of purified oil. To reduce this price currently, there is no option left unless we think about alternate of oil. Like solar power, electric vehicle. Currently, a solar powered plane just completed its journey around the world, presents the reliability about it, then the electric vehicle from tesla motors already proved its usefulness.

Not just alternative power we also think about updating the technology of oil engines such as developing engines which give better mileage. Apart from these such new laws have to be implemented that restricted person from using their oil car too often.

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Sant Lal Patel said: (Aug 3, 2016)  
In my point of view use cycle when we have to move less kilometers such as 10 to 15 km. Or use cycle till we are feeling comfortable. Use natural energy. We should develop such kind of bike or cars which is driven by natural energy such as the battery, solar energy, water etc.

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Kumar said: (Aug 1, 2016)  
In my opinion regarding "deal with high oil prices" is first we will try to prevent the increasing higher rate of population, because higher population needs high consumption of oils for transportation from one place to another place, and it is absolutely true that when demand of oils will be increasing then oils rate will be also increases. And my second opinion that is we increase the use of nonconventional energy sources ie. Solar energy, wind energy, biomass energy, ocean energy etc i.e. safety of pollution or many kinds of human disease.


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Rekha said: (Jul 31, 2016)  
According to my opinion only solution we are left with to deal with high oil prices is to reduce the consumption of oil.

ie, Decrease in consumption = Decrease in demand = decrease in price.

Now the question arises how to reduce the consumption of oil?

It can only be reduced by combined efforts of both government and Common People.

Following are the measures to be taken to reduce the consumption of oil which in turn will automatically tend to reduce the oil prices.

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Roshan Peter said: (Jul 30, 2016)  
"Give me oil in my lamp" is a Christian hymn asking God to give us wisdom. After a few years, we will take it literacy and sing it forever.

We say it is computer generation. However, it is petrol generation too for our machines depend on oil very much. Therefor We have to take quick actions to solve this problem.there are many ways we can find absolution for this problem. A few are below.
1. Don't go for a walk in the morning or evening. Instead, walk to your working place.
2. Unveil solar system on your birthday as a memorial. No matter if it is in small quantity.
3. Use train for a long journey.
4. Recycle the wastes.
5. Use public transport.
6. Bring awareness regarding this issue.

It is better we do not ask our government to do anything on this issue, they will not take it seriously. Let the price of oil is high or low they will benefit. If it is high they put the burden on us. If it is low price they proclaim "this is because of our government". Anyway, corruption exists anyhow.

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A Srinivas Rao said: (Jul 29, 2016)  
Fuel means energy, all developed country have sufficient quantity of fuel and energy resources they invented all vehicles and machinery according to their energy resources and fuel and now we are all habituated to use their vehicle and machines instead of using their vehicle and machines we should use our natural energy resources which are available all the time. Such as (solar, wind, bio-thermal, hydro-power etc). Today we export only dry fruits, and cotton. We need to export something of higher values. In India, solar rays are available in 365 days and only 5% of solar rays are 40 times of world energy requirement.

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Rajkumar Surana said: (Jul 28, 2016)  
Hello, guys.

Yeah, it is a big problem for a country like India. We are among the largest importers of crude oil, and if oil prices go high it makes a major impact on our foreign trade and economy, but by some simple step we can come out from this problem like;

By using more ethanol in petrol and diesel which can be made in India.

By searching new oil fields for the country.

Gearing up for new power sources for our vehicles luke CNG and electricity.

And according to my concern if we will implement them all it would not be a big problem anymore.


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Vamsi said: (Jul 27, 2016)  
In my point of view, prices depend on demand and supply. We are exporting our oil refines to gulf countires and developing them when we are in a matter of scarcity we are depending them for supply they are supplying by having high price rates which a normal can't pay. If we alone use our oil refines India would never suffer with high oil prices.

Thank you.

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Puneeth said: (Jul 25, 2016)  
Hi friends,

This is Puneeth,

Nowadays everyone using cars, bikes etc. Due to this, the usage of oil also increases. The rate of petrol also raising. So we need to decrease the usage of the vehicle.

But by using bicycles we can decrease this high price of oil at the same time we can decrease the pollution around us.

Thank you.

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Sudheer said: (Jul 25, 2016)  
Not only the oil, for any product price depends on upon supply and demand.

When demand is more than the supply then the price of that product will increase.

Therefore we have to reduce the consumption of oil, it we have to go to the office or picnics or any places in bus or train instead of cars and bikes, through this consumption of petrol will decrease.

Ultimately you can overcome from high oil prices.

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Devender Singh Rajoriya said: (Jul 23, 2016)  
The only most solution is that we should increase CNG based transportation systems, carpooling & public transport system.

Another step should be tax rate decrease on oil.

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Amit said: (Jul 23, 2016)  
Guys, I think if we are talking about India then, the main reason is our currency value which has to be worked upon that will reduce the price. Moreover, our government should increase the capacity of our own petroleum industries as India is also rich in it.

Moreover, there are always measures to be taken at proper use of not only oil but anything. Minimum usage of vehicles, proper servicing of engines, investment in projects working on alternate sources etc.

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Ndpatel said: (Jul 22, 2016)  
Oil prices increase day by day because of incremental increases in unit operator, so it is a very serious problem for the scarcity of oil for future generation. We think about that and take a right step toward it. The high price of oil can control by multiple uses of the single unit if we want to go at the same place then why we do not use the same vehicle. This type understanding is needed for controlling our economic growth.

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Pushpak S.Gandhi said: (Jul 19, 2016)  
Oil prices are gradually increased is a universal truth.

Oil are making 1000 of years hence their storage space is limited and as soon as there is fastly decrease in volume and use of this oil increased day by day.

Oil is a power of the once country or state.

High oil prices become less than he installed a homogeneous mixture of traditional energy sources.

Deal don't become because this price's are increasingly due to political and economic growth of India.

Thank you.

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Aditya said: (Jul 18, 2016)  
Hello everyone,

Oil is one of the major useful thing in our daily life. And surely one day it will not exist anymore. We have to take care of that. We all know if it is limited its price will be touching sky. So we have to save it from now onwards. If we are engineers we should guide it to our juniors and to our batchmates and we should tell then the importance of oil. We should guide it to our parents, our relatives. As we all are aware of that if we will change then only we can change the world. So first and for most. We have to change, these contibution of ou may change the world.

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Shubham Verma said: (Jul 16, 2016)  
Hello Everyone, I have listened to the views of my friends and their thoughts are not wrong and somehow right. Here on this very good topic of how to deal with High oil prices, my point of view is that first, we have thought that why the price is increasing day by day, and the most important reason behind this number of user that is increasing day by day. And a very quick solution is to create awareness regarding of saving oil.

Another Solution is that we have to look over the research and development sector where they have to make a technology through which vehicle should require less Fuel.

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Gaurav said: (Jul 16, 2016)  
Thing is that petroleum fuel is going to be finished very soon because which speed we are using it so soon it will out of stock from our resources. So it would be better for us as soon as we open our eyes and accept that truth. As we know that know we have done a very good growth in technology now we can run our vehicle from solar energy, cells even from water (yes, & this invented by Indian mechanic), the thing is needed to be aware be wise & many wise people doing this.

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Mazher said: (Jul 14, 2016)  
Hi everyone,

Almost everyone has contributed their best share and I would like to add a few more points to conclude on the topic.

Considering the following points can extract a feasible solution:

-Oil consumption.
In our day to day life is highly increasing as every amenity demands direct or indirect usage of oil.

Therefore, price increases with demand. To overcome this we must adapt some practices which avoid the consumption like:.

-Usage of products which depends on solar energy, kinetic energy, Chargeable battery.

-Oil Production.
Reserves for oil are mostly existing in Gulf region which exports to different countries and each country importing the oil adds a tax (not applicable for some countries) and the process passes through whole system and prices hike when delivering to the end user.

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Jyoti said: (Jul 14, 2016)  
Oil consumption can only be done when we people try to use less oil in a day. It is possible if we use bicycle rather bike and car. As we know that oil is the non-renewable resource so use it less where ever possible use a bicycle or if it is a walkable distance go by foot you'll become fit and healthy. Our govt is trying to give his best in this particular case so we should cooperate. Less use less money.

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Mahesh said: (Jul 11, 2016)  
Hi friends,

Myself Mahesh kadakol.

The oil prices are increasing because of everyone can use the car and bicycle. The people can use the government buses to travel in the city. To reduce the cost of oil we can develop the solar power cars.

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Akanksha Nigam said: (Jul 10, 2016)  

I believe that everyone should aware about the very important thing i.e. oil is not at all a renewable source one or the another day it'll be finished and we should have an intense thinking about it. I also see that many people in India won't afford to go by their own vehicle. So they are using public buses or many things by the government But I want to mention one thing that there is a majority of those people who waste oil just to show off and sometimes when it is not much required. So I thing that they should get awareness about this fact that oil is very important not only for us also for the next generation who have all the riots to enjoy the resource we are enjoying. People should reduce the use of vehicles when it's not necessary.

Thank you.

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Jose said: (Jul 9, 2016)  
It only depends on upon the mentality of humans. If we make a judicious use, then surely petrol prices won't have such sudden inflation.

Our youngsters these days have a big craze for bikes, and they even try to imitate all the stunts that are shown in the cinema, so obviously there is much wastage of petrol, which can be avoided.

Many of teenagers under 18 start excessive use of vehicles, which needs to be checked.

When we need to go to nearby market, we can use cycle or our foot, instead of using our bikes, cars.

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Riys said: (Jul 9, 2016)  
Hello, friends.

I want to say that instead of importing oil from other countries having reserves we should limit our uses and dependency on this use renewable sources of energy, ecofriendly as these having positive impact on our environment soo if we use less we buy less it can restrict in a price of oil.

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P.Triveni said: (Jul 8, 2016)  
Hello everyone,

According to my point deal with the high price of oils are,

- A government should decrease the rate of taxes.

- Stop using vehicles for showing status - Should promote companies wich makes low petrol consuming vehicles. Thank you all.

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Ayush Singh said: (Jul 8, 2016)  
This problem may be overcome by taking following measures.

1. Car rules must be followed.

2. Effective transport measures must be taken.

3. FDI should be implemented to bring in new and more fuel efficient technology.

4. Riding cycle is to be resorted to.

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Mukesh Kumar said: (Jul 8, 2016)  
Hello, friends. I am Mukesh.

According to my view on the topic, the first and foremost concern is in front of India or a developing country that demand is increasing and source of oils are decreasing consequently the price of oils would increase day by day. We should take some preventive measure against this problem.

(a) By increasing the general awareness in every corner of the country of the fact.

(b) The use of the vehicle such as motorbike, the car is really essential or not. We can avoid the motor vehicle where it is not required can use cycle or on foot and we have to switch off the vehicle on head light. The government also should take some imitative steps to avoid the misuse of petroleum oil like odd even formula at Delhi.

(c) by seeking the renewable source of energy i.e. Solar energy, CNG or Bio Gas.

(d) by developing and deploying the efficient technology of engine.

(d) By seeking the alternative oil producing countries.

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Suresh Sable Patil said: (Jul 5, 2016)  
Hello, friends.

My name is Suresh Sable.

In reference to above subject, my view's are, as oil is not a permanent they will get out of stock anytime so we have it for the limited time only so to deal the high price of oil we must have to develop the technology which increases the amount of oil in the country. We can develop the vehicles which provide a high mileage so we can sustain the use of available oil for the longer time. We can develop a competition between two different companies providing an oil for us.


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Vishal said: (Jul 2, 2016)  
Hello everyone,

We all know that fuels are directly proportional to our daily lives so without the use of fuel we can't survive think seriously.

We can overcome these things by only Technology.

Technology means.

1) Awareness or importance of the fuel which should help by add.

2) Good traffic system and used of CNG gas instead of other fuels.

3) Its also depend on upon our engineers, scientists, and researchers. How to decrease the weight of vehicle, how to increase the efficiency of engines, and many others which are less use of fuel.

4) Improvement in our traffic system.

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Sriharsha said: (Jul 1, 2016)  
Hi friends,

My view on this topic is that use of petroleum products in our daily life is inevitable in the present scenario. Before saying to reduce consumption the government should provide the alternative approach like providing better transport services, research to be encouraged on alternative energy sources renewable will be best and most importantly awareness in public is to be created. The increase in petrol price cause damage to our economic structure, as the importing of crude oil, is one of the reasons for decreasing the value of rupee.

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Yaswanth said: (Jun 27, 2016)  

This is Yaswanth. The price of oil depends on many factors. Some of them are,

1. Demand and supply.
2. Currency value.

If demand is more and supply is less then there will be the scarcity of resource then the price will increase.

If more supply less demand then there will be less price.

Due to increase in the population, the number of vehicle usage is also more.

It is better to reduce the usage of own vehicles for modern and lorn journeys and by using public vehicles we can reduce this problem of up and downs. Then we will be benefitted through government.

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Aijaz Banday said: (Jun 26, 2016)  
When the demand increases, price increases. But, we cannot get away with demand. People will be using different vehicles as it is a part of luxurious life, but at the same time, one has to think broadly and use their vehicles wisely. I agree with the comment made by the brother that much of income is generated by the government as taxes paid by people on petrol and other fuels. But the welfare of people should be the priority.

If we can run our vehicles wisely, we can certainly bring down the demand and hence High Oil Prices.

Thank you.

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Dhananjay Sarangi said: (Jun 26, 2016)  
Hi, friends.

I want to say my points regarding this question.

1. In automobile industry. Should provide some non-conventional fuel operated the vehicle.

2. Biodiesel, bio-alcohol, battery charged. Etc. Can be used as nonconventional fuel.

3. Which will prevent pollution & can show us a new direction of life.

4. We should use the bicycle for short distance journey which will make us fit & healthy.

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Dhananjay Sarangi said: (Jun 25, 2016)  
If you want to reduced the price of oil.

1. Use bicycle (which will make you fit & strong).

2. We should use the vehicle which is operated through solar & electric energy (which will help to reduce pollution & use of oil).

3. We should switch off our engine in traffic (save oil).

If we will get success over it. Definitely. The demand for oil reduce. We can get it at low price.

Thank you.

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Suraj said: (Jun 25, 2016)  
Our country can deal with this very effectively. But they don't want to do something for public. Our government always tries to make the decision towards the sight of businessmen. The government should try to reduce the taxes as possible as they can. And the prices can effectively go down.

Another effort should make by government increasing the development rate of the country.

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Subhadarshi said: (Jun 24, 2016)  
Hi, friends.

According to me, In my point of view, we can use CNG and solar gas instated of oil. And many people use vehicles for short distances which are not necessary. We can go through by bicycle and by our own two legs. But people don't use it. Majority youngsters have to learn about this. Also, government and the dealer are responsible for increasing oil prices. Due to adulterated. It must avoid this from petrol. Instead, we can use better millage show vehicles. Then we can stop increasing oil prices day to day.

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Suraj Anand said: (Jun 24, 2016)  
Hello Guys, You are discussing a very good topic, This debate is also good for our nation, Here I have seen very good ideas to solve this rising oil problem.

Rising oil problem is not only for our country but also for all over the world.

There is some reason why is the oil pricing rising:-

@ Today every individual has own vehicle that runs on the oil.

@ Increased crude oil.

@ Worlds population.

@ Todays fashion to have a costly vehicle that gives low mileage.

@ Use vehicle for the small journey.

How Can We control It:-

@ Less Use of the vehicle that uses oil.

@ Promote to journey in public transport.

@ Promote vehicle that uses the nonconventional technique.

@ Use cycle for a small journey.

@ Odd-Even Rule can be applied in the metro cities.

@ Instead of using own vehicle office colleague, friends and family must be travel in a single vehicle.

These can help to decrease rising oil pricing.

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Mani said: (Feb 28, 2016)  
Hi, according to my view we the people should use the vehicles when they are need better not to use vehicles for unnecessary purpose, it leads to pollution, traffic etc.

Using the public transport as much as possible by this we can reduce the consumption of individual usage, so demand decreases automatically. Using the electricity as fuel consumption because electricity can be generated in different forms like hydro, wind, solar.

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K Mohan said: (Feb 28, 2016)  
Hi friends.

I would like to add few more points to your opinions.

First thing is we have to save the fuel from wastage how should we can save, I have a question for all the people.

1) While purchasing groceries near by your are you using bike or by walk?

2) When your going to running or walking are you using bike or by walk nearby the ground?

3) When you're in signal are you switch of the engine or not?

When we have to follow these saving we can give crude oil to the future generation rather our generation blame us they think like once upon a time they had use crude oil for moving the vehicle. Save crude oil for next generation.

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Aakanksha said: (Feb 21, 2016)  
Hi everyone.

According to me high pricing of oil is good because if the price of oil is going to be low down, then more and more vehicles must be running on the roads and it creates lots of air pollution, sound pollution, there will be more traffic jams, and to overcome this we facing lots of problems.

To control high oil prices we must use public transport, use vehicles only when it's really important. According to me people should mostly use bicycles it not only environment friendly but also keeps you fit and strong.

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Sudarsan said: (Feb 11, 2016)  
If the price of oil products is not increased, India will keep on facing this deficit. Price increase will decrease the demand which in turn need fewer dollars for oil import. Trade deficit will also be lowered down leading to lesser pressure on rupee-dollar rate.

Not only petrol price but the price of diesel, LPG and kerosene will also be increased to have more prominent impact. This will improve the fiscal deficit of the government and lead to economic growth.

On the other hand, price rise of petrol can be controlled if the government reduces its revenue from the taxes on petroleum. 35% of government's income is generated through petroleum taxes and as there is no other substitute to this so probably this won't be done by the government. Hence petrol price for sure will increase.

But indeed Government has to take strong decision as increasing prices will solve one problem but leads to many other such as poverty, inflating, high cost of living, frustration etc.

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Manoj said: (Feb 5, 2016)  
Hi friends in my point of view people can create awareness about use public transportation to reduce the usage of petrol/diesel. Cycle is the best way for travel a short distance so people can use cycle. If you want to go neighbourhood place like 1 to 2 km use cycle or walk it is good for health.

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Amol said: (Feb 4, 2016)  
India is one of the highest importer of crude oil, but its top export products include refined petroleum. So having efficient refineries could result in net profit from oil imports.

So other than cautiously using petroleum and other alternatives of petroleum, from an economics perspective, we need to increase our refining capacity, have more refineries, drill more domestically to decrease our dependency on imported oil. This would cause our rupee to appreciate and in the long run would cause the oil prices to lower.

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George said: (Nov 25, 2015)  
Hi guys.

I would like to discuss my point on how to reduce oil prices. Definitely, increase in oil prices is brought about by high demand, solutions are:

1. Factories should introduce engines that run with molasses.

2. Limit the opening of petrol stations.

3. Use public transport.

4. Use cars which use less fuel etc.


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Alok Tiwari said: (Nov 5, 2015)  
Yes we can deal with this crises as prices are rising due to certain factors we need to understand them and then work on those. For example these are rising due to terrorism in those areas plus shortage of fuel as they are not renewable and large pool is vested with only few countries.

One more factor in cost of making it so we can get away with terrorism, make a body to regulate it worldwide and more and most important to look on other alternatives of fuel like renewable ones they will cost us initially but in long run they are going to help us also there is need to cut dependency on private transport, and to encourage people to use public transport this way we can minimize the cost and fight with it.

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Jayanth said: (Nov 2, 2015)  
Day by day the natural resources are drying up due to over exploitation. So definitely demand will increase and proportionally price will also increase. So, I feel that this is the right time to find new technologies and alternate energy sources use of more efficient transportation technologies like maglev trains which provide comfort as well as high speeds will attract most of the road users use of bicycles, sharing transportation can also save resources.

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Amar said: (Sep 28, 2015)  

1. First thing is avoid the use of over oil consuming engines. And unnecessary things through vehicles.

2. Instead of that solar and electric charge vehicle should use.

3. Use biogas fuels.

4. It is one of the non removable source. So as the demand increase production decreases and price also increases.

5. Bring new engines which should give high efficiency.

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Avibhav Aggarwal said: (Sep 14, 2015)  

According to me,

1. Government should provide transport facilities more.

2. Government should be start public bike sharing systen like us.

3. We should encourage use of solar energy and wind energy system.

4. Engines will be switched off on red signal.

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Shubham said: (Jun 30, 2015)  
According to me we can reduce oil prices by,

1. Using of local transport.

2. Scientists and researchers should try to develop an alternative which can be used to some extend in replacing and doing the work of oil.

3. Use of hydro engines.

4. Use of car for a single person should be banned.

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Ashish Pandey said: (Jun 23, 2015)  

Oil price is not only the matter of a country, now a days it has been the problem of world. The very first thing is to consume less, save more. Secondly, other means like e bikes, hybrid vehicles, solar vehicles should be encouraged with its positive aspects.

Definitely, for this, we have to develop much to our technology, but it has to be done. Inside a country, various taxes must be removed.

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Bakul said: (May 12, 2015)  
Hi friends,

Restrictions is not always be the solutions. The restrictions on consumption of oil products lead to slow down our economy or hamper growth of our development.

1. Try to make our economy strong which alternately makes our currency stronger in the international market and reduces price of oil.

2. Emerge as super power and makes deal on our terms.

3. Oil price mechanism makes as transparent as possible.

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Kalpesh said: (Mar 7, 2015)  
Hi Friends,

According to me points to deal with high price of oil are:

- Use of renewable sources of energy which is in abundant amount such as solar energy, wind energy, bio-gas.

- Looking for alternative supplier of the oil such as Russia through BRICS.

- Encouragement to the use of bicycles by providing separate pathway.

- Use of CNG for local transport.

- Efficient use of resources and some government policy changes will help to deal with high pricing of the Oil.

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Mayank Mudgal said: (Feb 26, 2015)  
Hi friend,

I think in current scenario many countries focuses on alternate source of energy like America shifted its needs on shale gas. Similarly we have to promote electric and hybrid vehicles as they helps us to reduce our dependency on crude oil and also starts awareness programmes about economical use of fuels.

On the other hand we have to improve our infrastructure for transportation and refinement of crude oil so when the oil prices come down we can have sufficient storage capability.

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Rakesh Solanki said: (Feb 24, 2015)  
Hi friends,

According to my point of view, we can control the price of oil by using the alternate resource like solar energy.

Also we use Solar cycle, Solar bike, Rechargeable battery bike for small distance.

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Sahil Sharma said: (Feb 14, 2015)  
I think our scientist should intensify their research to alternate than petrol and diesel because definitely one it comes to an end. And also if we use nitrogen as a fuel that's better because its bio-product is oxygen which is pollution free and easy to use by simple modification in present working engines. Thanks, and also bio fuel is also better idea.


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Balu said: (Jan 11, 2015)  
Hello friends,

According to my point of view on increase in oil prices, first of all we have to avoid using of more number of vehicles for every men, now you can see so many people having number of vehicles in their homes, over use of oil causes rise in prices and we have to think when we are using the oil that means we are importing petrol and diesel from other countries for that we are spending money we have to made transactions for foreign exchange.

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