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    Read This: US energy boom thwarted by... bad oil field roads?

    With all the money they generate, you'd be forgiven if you thought the roads to America's oil wells and shale fields would be paved in platinum and lined in gold. The reality is, though, that these roads are so devastated that they're starting to actively hurt the oil industry. A large portion ...

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    Opinion: What if it turns out there's plenty of oil? [w/video]

    As the relative price of gasoline drops, people are not motivated to buy small, fuel efficient cars.
    All the top executives in the auto industry tell me that oil supplies will only get tighter this decade. They predict that fuel prices will do nothing but go up. And they say customers will be ...

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    Oil independence possible according to DoE scientist

    A scientist in the U.S. Department of Energy's science and energy research unit has said "Energy independence is a realistic goal for the United State of America," by 2030. There are, of course, a few caveats to that. First is that by the word "independence," he doesn't mean not using any oil ...

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    Will peak oil trigger Mad Max society?

    According to a study by the Energy Watch Group (EWG), all of you Mad Max fans out there might get the chance to live the movie if oil production continues to decline. The oil industry believes Earth's oil reserves can last about another 42 years at current pumping rates. Energy Watch, basing its ...


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