Oil field near Odessa, Texas. Fracking has created a boom in U.S. oil supplies. Photo by Dennis Dimick
My latest piece for National Geographic News looks beyond price volatility towards known reserves of oil in the U.S. and in the Middle East.
Check it out: Fracking for shale oil has boosted U.S. oil production to near-record levels. But the industry faces two challenges: low prices and low reserves.
On location at an oil drilling site in Texas Permian Basin. October 2012. Photo by Dennis Dimick
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