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Shell move dims nation's oil prospects

...council called for an immediate expansion of oil exploration in the American Arctic to avoid an increased reliance on imported oil in the future, in part because it would take more than a decade for oil in the Arctic to be discovered, developed...
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...begin a push to exploit its enormous trove of oil in the Arctic waters off of Alaska, or risk a renewed reliance on imported oil in the future, an Energy Department advisory council says in a study to be released Friday.The U.S. has drastically...
Warning issued about oil shipped from ND, Mont.

...residents from the small eastern North Dakota town.The oil boom in the Bakken has reduced the nation's reliance on imported oil and brought thousands of jobs to the region. But as companies increasingly rely on trains instead of pipelines to get...
Opposing ANWR supports outsourcing

...over the next 10 years. In addition to the extra investment in the military to secure oil sources and trade routes for imported oil. Among all of your staff, you should be able to put together backup papers to support your mantra, in other words...
Sprawling Prudhoe Bay's falling oil production reflect trend across U.S.

...If the nation continues to increase its oil consumption, we are going to continue to need imported oil, and increasing amounts of imported oil, regardless of what we do domestically." The bulk of the remaining oil reserves are in the Middle...
Expert questions ANWR job claim

...because lower oil prices would spur the economy. With the increased production, he said, the country would buy less imported oil, keeping more money in the United States. Baker said the WEFA Group study underestimated the world supply of oil by...
US must build on its oil ties with Canada

...tremendous role in our nation's economic and energy security. Canada is already our country's largest supplier of imported oil. As Americans watch the unsettling events unfolding in Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East, it should be comforting...
What issue should be the priority for the lame-duck session of Congress? Staving off the disastrous effects of climate change ought to be Job One

...evidence to the contrary. Politically this was a step backward on the pressing national need to reduce dependence on imported oil and other fossil fuels. So what can the lame-duck Democrats do? For one thing, they could stop criticizing Republicans...
Senate endorses drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge

...concluded that ANWR oil would only slightly affect gasoline prices and marginally lower the growth of imports by 2025, when imported oil would account for 64 percent of U.S. demand instead of 68 percent without ANWR's oil. Environmentalists said drilling...
National security interests tied to oil interests are closely linked to our demand for imported oil, and we spend lots of money protecting those interests...should propose assessing a "security duty" on all imported oil, which would equal our costs for protecting those oil...


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