Could be. The US, by some measures, has a 70-100 year supply of natural gas remaining, long enough to act as a bridge to whatever comes after petroleum, which could well be hydrogen.
So, this naturally means the imperialists need to start stealing as much natural gas as possible, as indicated by recent destabilization attempts by the US. in Bolivia. I’m guessing they will be as about as successful as they were in Venezuela against Chavez.