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America on Track to Lead World in Oil Production

Sep. 30, 2014

Thanks to American innovation and hard work, the U.S. liquid petroleum industry is on track to become the leader in production. The Financial Times reports, “US production of oil and related liquids such as ethane and propane was neck-and-neck with Saudi Arabia in June and again in August at about 11.5m barrels a day, according to the International Energy Agency, the watchdog backed by rich countries. With US production continuing to boom, its output is set to exceed Saudi Arabia’s this month or next for the first time since 1991.” As the much of the oil producing world dissolves into chaos, this innovation means national security and stability. Drill away, American oil industry, and let’s hope the Left’s push for green industry doesn’t hamstring America’s ability to fight terrorism overseas. More…

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