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STUDY: INCREASE IN DOMESTIC OIL PRODUCTION UNDER OBAMA ALMOST ENTIRELY ON NON-FEDERAL LAND
|Last Edited||Scott³ Mar 22, 2012 08:55am|
|News Date||Thursday, March 22, 2012 02:00:00 PM UTC0:0|
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Increase in oil production touted by Obama occurred almost entirely on non-federal land beyond his control, nonpartisan study finds
BY: Andrew Stiles, The Washington Free Beacon - March 21, 2012 7:10 pm
The recent increase in domestic oil production touted by President Obama took place almost entirely on non-federal lands beyond his administration’s control, a new study has found.
The study, prepared by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS), examined oil production on federal and non-federal land between 2007-2011. Approximately 96 percent of the total increase in domestic oil production occurred on non-federal land, CRS found.