"Internationals" control our supply and price of oil within the EU not our relatively emasculated governments.
USA has long tried to save their own natural fields and imported from elsewhere, the Middle east and so on.
Now China and India are big players too.
Whatever smokescreen is being laid about "save the planet and recycle everything", it hides the brutal fact that extraction is becoming more and more expensive while demand seem to rise and rise.
In the early 70s when my four children were small we bought a Range Rover and enjoyed piling everyone and everything into it for camping holidays in the sun.
A friend who rendezvous'd with us on the first such holiday, said "Enjoy it while you can"
That was in the days when petrol cost me 20p/gallon. (the garage down the road is selling diesel @ £104.9 per litre!)