November 13, 2012

Saudi America

Wall Street Journal, Wall Street Journal

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Sometimes the revolution politicians seek isn't the one they get. Consider the irony—and the opportunity—in Monday's report that the U.S. is likely to surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's largest oil producer as early as 2020.

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TAGGED: Middle East, oil, natural gas, United States, Saudi Arabia

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