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Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 @ 1:47PM

U.S. Seen as Biggest Oil Producer After Overtaking Saudi Arabia

The U.S. will remain the world’s biggest oil producer this year after overtaking Saudi Arabia and Russia as extraction of energy from shale rock spurs the nation’s economic recovery, Bank of America Corp. said. U.S. production of crude oil, along with liquids separated from natural gas, surpassed all other countries…

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Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 @ 4:07PM

Congratulations, America. You’re (Almost) Energy Independent. Now What?

By DANIEL YERGIN For four decades, whenever the American political debate turned to energy, the discussion was all about shortage and scarcity, a reality that haunted the United States ever since the global oil crises of the 1970s. That conversation is over. And now the unconventional energy revolution—newly accessible supplies…

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Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 @ 4:01PM

Improving U.S. oil production reaches milestone in October

Improving U.S. oil production reaches milestone in October, agency says By Steven Mufson, Published: November 13 The United States produced more crude oil in October than it imported for the first time since early 1995, as domestic shale oil output continued to surge and U.S. consumption of petroleum products remained…

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Monday, June 24th, 2013 @ 5:53PM

US Interests, Energy Independence and Israel

Yoram Ettinger “Israel Hayom”, June 22, 2013 The most critical, clear and present dangers to US’ national security, homeland security and economy, are Iran’s nuclearization, Islamic terrorism, the explosive impact of the seismic Arab Street, the potential disruption of the supply and price of imported-oil and the declining US posture…

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Thursday, May 9th, 2013 @ 6:27PM

Israel, once energy-dependent, is new big gas producer

By William Booth, Published: May 8 NETANYA, Israel — The huge reservoirs of natural gas discovered off the coast of Israel now flowing toward shore have the potential to transform the ­energy-challenged country into a lean, green manufacturing machine — capable of supplying cheap, clean energy to its people, factories…

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Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 @ 4:32PM

Northern plains site has twice as much oil as previously thought, Interior says

By Lenny Bernstein, Published: April 30 A vast geologic formation in three northern Plains states contains twice as much oil and three times as much natural gas as the federal government previously estimated, according to a reassessment of the area released by the Interior Department Tuesday. Advances in technology and…

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