A brave new world for energy
Published 11/23/2012, The Jamestown Sun
A report last week that the U.S. will become the globe’s No. 1 oil producer by 2020 was startling and reassuring. It’s a startling statistic because a few years ago the U.S. was struggling to maintain supplies of crude oil that came mostly from overseas, some from hostile or unstable nations. It’s reassuring because an oil-rich United States and North America mean stability in energy markets and likely lower prices.Word count: 441
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