This industry is an integral part of our nation. Where would the U.S. be without the oil industry?
Here is part I and II of a cartoon and the accompanying description from the YouTube post:
In this corporate-sponsored cartoon, Martian dissidents learn that oil and competition are the two things that make America great.
Producer: Sutherland (John) Productions
Sponsor: American Petroleum Institute
Keywords: Economics; Oil industry; Advertising: Animation
And to see the remaining few minutes of the cartoon, here is a link (note: there is some overlap but you can see the effects of competition combined with oil). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sewx0LPS3yI