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Oil reliance is over blown

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Submitted by Ahmed (United Arab Emirates), Jul 10, 2012 at 17:39

I am no oil or geo political pundit but here's my take...

US dependence on middle east oil is way over blown, while middle east does sell cheap oil (theoretically). US has more options on the table which is far less utlized like for example:

  • Nigeria
  • African West Coast
  • Venezuela
  • Canada
  • Russia's Sakhalin, etc.

The problem here is political will by both democrats and republicans...

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