2 weeks ago
Wow, U.S. crude oil production is near its all time high. The peak was reached in November 2019, when production was 13 million barrels per day. U.S. crude oil output was 12.5 million barrels per day in Jan-Feb 2023. The previous peak was 10 million barrels per day reached in November 1970; the post-WWII low was four million barrels per day at the beginning of the financial crisis, September 2008. ... See MoreSee Less
1 month ago
Great visuals here. Notice on the maps the United States is not currently a source for the minerals needed to produce an EV battery. ... See MoreSee Less
The underbelly of electric vehiclesMining and processing the minerals needed to meet the growing demand for EVs can be costly for workers, local communities and the environment.