The quote below illustrates some slippery reasoning coming from the camp in favor of an abiotic origin for petroleum. Geochemists across the globe must be cringing at the mention of “rotting forests” being converted into oil. Oil has all kinds of biological markers within it that make a pretty strong case for a biotic origin.
"We have always rejected the theories that oil and natural gas are biological products," Corsi told WND. "Chevron's find in the Gulf of Mexico validates our argument that the Gulf is a huge resource for finding oil and natural gas."