U.S. May Pass Saudi Arabia As Top Oil Producer

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•43 Oct 26, 2012

Driven largely by high prices and new drilling technologies, domestic production of oil is now expanding at its fastest rate since 1951, leading many to project that the United States could overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest producer within years. What do you think?

  • “I think I’m going to stick with the Saudi stuff. Imported oil just feels fancier.”

    Brick Bradford –
    Spectrographer

  • “Huh. It almost makes you wonder if waging a war with Iraq was even worth it.”

    Brittany Sartor –
    Human Resources Clerk

  • “You realize this only gives more power to local U.S. warlords.”

    Gerald Stirdivant –
    Parachute Mender