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UPDATE 5-U.S. to Overtake Saudi as Top Oil Producer - IEA

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The United States will overtake Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world's top oil producer by 2017, the West's energy agency said on Monday, predicting Washington will come very close to achieving a previously unthinkable energy self-sufficiency.

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Carrie B (306)
Monday November 12, 2012, 1:41 pm
Drill baby drill!

Kit B (276)
Monday November 12, 2012, 1:43 pm

Wonderful, exciting and stupid. We need to focus on using less not more, investing in alternatives, not more fracking into our ground to create more earthquakes, toxic water and soil. By 2030, with our rising not declining oil consumption, we will be forced by a lack of resources to drill any more. What next?

JL A (281)
Monday November 12, 2012, 7:30 pm
So now we prepare to go to war to protect global company exports of our oil and gas instead of to protect oil and gas company drilling on other continents or offshore of other countries (remember Shell is claiming not to be a US company for purposes of US law in their SCOTUS case)?

Past Member (0)
Monday November 12, 2012, 10:46 pm
Thanks for the update.

Suzanne L (98)
Tuesday November 13, 2012, 10:03 am
I wonder how all this will play out.

P A (117)
Wednesday November 14, 2012, 5:08 am
I don't know what to think about this - if they are going to do Tar Sands pollution everywhere then that is AWFUL and must be objected to, but if it stops one of the Western nations from being dependent on possibly inimical countries for fuel, then that is good. Just a shame they aren't putting any money into Green projects - then all our countries would be independent for fuel!

Lois Jordan (63)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 4:41 pm
Noted. I didn't see in this article that Saudi Arabia is moving towards green energy, but I have read that as a fact. Europe's also depending more on green energy and getting rid of nuclear. Seems like the US is moving backwards, which is really dangerous--I've been reading about several gas line explosions around America, damaging homes and property and killing people. Becoming the top oil producing nation is nothing to be proud of.

Sandra M Z (114)
Thursday November 15, 2012, 11:01 pm
Glad the private sector is advancing Green Energy use.

Noted, Thank you Carrie.

Robert O (12)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 4:35 pm
Thanks Carrie.
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