All: This is such a complex issue drawing many opinions. The one common denominator is no one is happy about it. I received an interesting e-mail today on companies that do and do not buy off shore oil. If the oil company profits are in check with the std then I would still want to spend my money on a company that does not import oil from the Middle East or Ven. This info is avail from Dept/Energy. I have used Shell gas for 20 years and will change to Sunoco. The price per gal is the same for both companies...$3.59/gal.
The idea here is to boycott the oil demand to the Middle East to drive down the prices.
Companies Importing significant oil from Middle East:
Companies who do not: