the consumption of oil in the USA is 19.63 Mbd

The production of oil in the USA is about 8.9Mbd

These figures are easily verifiable. The USA cannot double its oil production, or come close to that.

Oil is the prime energy provider for our industrial/domestic infrastructure.

We are currently existing on an oil deficit: We discover about 2.5 Bn barrels of “new” oil each year world wide, but we consume ten times that amount. (As in my comment above)

Those figures are are available for verification.

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