Despite sharp increase in oil production (way up from Bush II even), Republicans are blaming Obama for high oil prices.
The solution is not drill baby drill, but higher CAFE standards (we're lagging way behind Europe) and vehicle electrification, things Republicans consistently oppose.
And in letters to the above, it is suggested that cross-ownership of US auto companies by oil companies and oil company holders is one reason why US automakers consistently oppose standards they could easily meet.
BTW, here is Climate Progress's "Peak Oil" section:
Climate Progress is another blog to read daily, or start with reading all their "reference" posts:
Latest news on the global warming front: new JPL study released March 2011 says polar ice melting faster than expected, and they've done best calculation so far showing we're on path to 1 foot sea level rise by 2050.