People are posting graphics all over the place (most have NSFW language so I won't post here) about the 'worst case scenario' for if a hurricane goes through the Gulf while the BP oil spill is there. It goes something like.
Hurricane sucks up oil
Lightning ignites oil
So, I know there's no Mythbusters episode about it, and I can't find much on the internet concerning it, besides heresy since this all happened. So, we're going to put it to you guys: can lightning ignite crude oil?