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Oil Company Money Financed Movie

October 17, 2012

from: Heritage.org

While left-leaning Hollywood often targets supposed environmental evildoers, Promised Land was also produced “in association with” Image Media Abu Dhabi, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Media, according to the preview’s list of credits. A spokesperson with DDA Public Relations, which runs PR for Participant Media, the company that developed the film fund backing Promised Land, confirmed that AD Media is a financier. The company is wholly owned by the government of the UAE.

The UAE, a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), has a stake in the future of the American fossil fuel industry. Hydraulic fracturing has increased the United States’ domestic supply of crude oil and natural gas in areas such as the Bakken shale formation and has the potential to increase domestic production much more in the foreseeable future. That means more oil on the market, and hence lower prices for a globally traded commodity.

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Comment:  A lot of this probably happens:  Oil exporters trying to keep our oil production low to protect their market. That is why Enron practically started the global warming fraud – to sell more natural gas. That is why some Gas companies give money to the environmental groups like the Sierra Club – to use them to hurt a competitor (they appear to have quit after realizing that they were the next target of the greens).

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