yes - storm season in the Gulf is great for oil prices. . .disrupts production because they evacuate the rigs, so guys get a vacation, we get higher oil prices, everyone wins. . .as for Hummer drivers?. . .hey, if you can't afford the gas, don't buy one!. . .I LOVE filling my vette with $2.87 gas here in California - I own CVX too, so who cares?