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Each day, the United States is responsible for 25% of the world’s oil consumption, despite holding only 5% of the world’s population. With the emergence of other industrial nations such as China and India, the oil extraction rate has surpassed 1,000 barrels per second. The unprecedented rate at which this natural resource is being used, coupled with dwindling oil discoveries, has lead many of our prominent energy analysts to suggest that global oil production may be reaching a peak. (read more »)



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