Breitbart reports that the US White House is talking to several energy countries asking them to reduce oil prices as gas prices exceed $5 a gallon in parts of the US.
The high prices are due to a worldwide shortage of oil.
Breitbart noted that a week earlier, in a speech on National Monuments, President Joe Biden was bragging how he shut down oil production in Alaska. READ: Remarks by President Biden on Restoring Protections for National Monuments
According to Breitbart, the US is currently producing about two million barrels of oil today, down from 13 million a day in 2019.
READ: White House Begs Oil Companies for Cheaper Fuel Days After Joe Biden Boasted About Suspending Drilling
RELATED: There are also concerns that home heating bills are also expected to escalate as winter sets in. READ: Feds to Americans: Expect your heating bills to soar big-time this winter — as much as 54%
And it’s not just the US that is running into problems. READ: Britain ‘COULD run out of gas this winter’: Billionaire industrialist Sir Jim Ratcliffe warns very cold season would shut down industry – with UK left with just TEN DAYS of supply in the bank