which quantifies why we should “Drill Here, Drill Now”.
Below are just A FEW of the vast resources of
oil and oil equivalents available in the USA:
USA, Mean Estimate From Oil Shale = 800 Billion Barrels
USA, Mean Estimate From Coal Liquefaction = 535 Billion Barrels
USA, Bakken Formation = “on average, 200 billion barrels” Technically Recoverable
USA, Mean Estimate From The Outer Continental Shelf = 86 Billion Barrels
USA, Mean Estimate From ANWR = 10.4 Billion Barrels
World Proven Reserves - See this spreadsheet downloaded from this page
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Oil Shale technology was proven on a commercial scale at least as far back as 1924.
The largest Oil Shale facility has been in commercial operation since 1980.
The guidelines exist for environmental protection in developing Oil Shale.
The ONLY remaining obstacle is the most dangerous religious cult ever.
Coal liquefaction was fully proven on a commercial scale no later than 1955.
Click here and here for more on Coal Liquefaction.
Price spikes in 2008 were a simple matter of world demand exceeding world supply.
Ethanol mandates were a giant, costly mistake!
T. Boone Pickens is peddling a DANGEROUS FANTASY!
Worried about drilling in ANWR? Click here and learn about modern drilling.
Click here for an overview of the ANWR issue.
Worried about offshore drilling? Click here for the quantitative facts.
BP Gulf spill environmental “disaster”? Click here for the quantitative facts.
Worried about air pollution? Examine this chart from this January 2008 EPA report.
Click here for the facts on Climate Change.