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  STUDY: INCREASE IN DOMESTIC OIL PRODUCTION UNDER OBAMA ALMOST ENTIRELY ON NON-FEDERAL LAND
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AuthorAndrew Stiles
News DateThursday, March 22, 2012 04:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionNot on His Watch
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.

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D:2109Andy ( 4160.6357 points)
Sun, March 25, 2012 10:04:02 AM UTC0:00
If you look closely at my analogy, never at any point did I claim that there isn't more oil in the Earth that hasn't been extracted that potentially could be.

On the contrary, I acknowledged that there was, and that it was not feasible to extract said oil.

 
R:549kal ( -57.2262 points)
Sun, March 25, 2012 01:24:30 PM UTC0:00
Again, not true or else there would not be anyone trying or wanting to extract that oil.

 
R:549kal ( -57.2262 points)
Sun, March 25, 2012 01:26:43 PM UTC0:00
If the federal government opened up all land to drilling, you sound like you believe noone would apply for a lease.

If that is true, there is no danger in opening those areas for drilling.