Gold dollar vs Petrol dollar

Speculating that petrol dollar was gold dollar part 2. Both systems presumeably sought to control supply to create artificial scarcity that could be converted to economic power.

Key stipulation/speculation is the geographic centrality of Mid East petrol vice any other special quality is what made it the core of the petrol dollar plan. Essentially that it was just a matter of being geographically closer to the economic need that made it naturally central to the scarcity calculation.

Final thought that a decentralized energy supply is by definition not centralized and therefore not scarcity oriented. Its a completely different core input for an economy than one that prioritized artificial scarcity.