1. buy up all the refineries and have fewer of them
2. close down refineries here and there to drive prices up,
(Today:Oil prices: $115.83 a barrel, Gas prices today: $5.01 a gallon -- April 2008: $116.50 / : $3.51 a gallon)
4. Blame Joe Biden
A not too fond farewell to IE, most unlikely member of the "27 Club".
It did have a good feel relative to Netscape when it first came out.