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Submitted by David W. Lincoln (Canada), Aug 18, 2013 at 18:09

One thing wrong with your analysis, Tom. There is considerable oil, and natural gas, locked into shale in Canada, the US, the UK, and Australia.

The technology exists, and at a reasonable price, too, to get it out of the ground.

Why not check to see where money is coming from to stop, for instance, the Keystone XL pipeline, and other ways so that countries that currently import oil from Russia, and OPEC, would import less (if at all), in the future.

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