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U.S. oil production is booming. Here’s the catch

Posted on 20 March 2013

The United States is suddenly awash in fossil fuels. Oil output has risen to its highest level since 1992. Natural gas is booming, thanks to new and improved fracking techniques. Refined petroleum has become one of the country’s top exports.
Which means it’s time to start wondering… about “Dutch disease.” Dutch disease isn’t some weird fungal infection. It’s an odd economic phenomenon that often afflicts countries rich in natural resources. Back in the 1960s and ’70s, the Netherlands discovered a large natural-gas field and began selling the gas abroad………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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