American Oil's World Tour?
American Oil's World Tour?
Is Policy Lagging Behind the US Oil Boom?

The tandem technologies of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal well drilling haven’t just unlocked reserves of natural gas trapped in shale—they’ve also given America access to so-called “tight oil” trapped in shale as well. But the Economist argues that policy is lagging behind events, and makes the case for opening up America’s crude oil exports.

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