I see your point, some of the tax would represent a “windfall”, although I think that the extra tax/windfall can be put to good use (it will equate to hundreds of millions of pounds); it would be better to spend this money wisely and perhaps relieve the recent trend of government borrowing to pay for services and investments (especially with the huge rise in borrowing costs).Click Here
No perhaps it isn’t the oil company’s fault but certainly large hedge funds betting on the market and artificially inflating the price is a factor, something I hinted at before.
LPG is a good alternative, but there is a better option still, have a look at this (it was on TV a couple of years ago):Click here
Perhaps if the public and private sector invested in this technology we could solve the global fuel problem and global warming (if indeed it isn’t just a natural cycle of the planet) at the same time. Hydrogen being the most abundant chemical element in the universe sounds like a good solution to me.