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Kevin Dayaratna: Is America running out of oil?

May 31, 2017

Is America running out of oil?

Is America running out of oil? In this edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Dr. Kevin Dayaratna of The Heritage Foundation and Heartland Institute research fellow Isaac Orr answer this question and discuss the findings of a new paper written by Dr. Dayaratna entitled "Time to Unlock America's Vast Oil and Natural Gas Reserves," published in September of 2016.

Dayaratna finds oil and gas production will lead to substantial gains in employment in the next 20 years and that Americans can in fact drill their way to lower gas prices. To read the entire paper, click the link below.

Isaac Orr is a policy fellow at the Center of the American Experiment on mining and energy issues and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute. @thefrackingguy