Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Tough oil

A couple of signs of changing times that were newish to me:
This year, the US overtook Russia to become the world’s biggest gas producer for the first time in a decade.
-- thanks to shale gas, reports Gideon Rachman
This year, the United States’ largest single source of imported oil is expected to be the Canadian tar sands.
-- reports Elizabeth Kolbert.

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