By Ink StaffIt sounds melodramatic, but it is terribly serious. The oil industry, and perhaps the global economy, is standing at a crossroads. Down one path, the storm is over... and it has been a storm. Tens of thousands of jobs lost, billions of dollars in capital evaporated, and the promise of energy independence broken. Yet down this path is the promise of recovery and renewed growth, albeit slow. Imagine the passing of a hurricane. The winds and rain are gone, but the wreckage remains. It takes a long time to rebuild. Yet, it is possible to rebuild.