To be fair to Smilin' Norm Coleman (R-Empty Suit), most of country's energy policy has been based on fantasy mixed with elaborate pandering for some time now. The only problem for Coleman is, Dick Cheney has already rejected this particular fantasy:
"At the same time, we've got to be producing more -- outer continental shelf exploration," Coleman said. "The Chinese are able to begin operating 90 miles from our shore by working for Cubans. American companies should tap into those resources."