Oil has many, many beneficial uses. Ask the petro-chemical companies!
Therefore, oil production will always be needed, but it is essential to reduce consumption of it as an energy source. But this is not simply to reduce carbon dioxide emission and the subsequent climate change effect. It is essential in order to conserve stocks for future generations.
That is a far more compelling reason for using renewable energy - unlike oil it won't run out.
It could also be an answer for the "rust belt" states. Award government contracts, that may not be outsourced to rust belt companies for the construction of wind generators, solar panels and any other technologies, such as wave or tide power.
Care to chip in your "sixpen'orth"?