Where Does Oil Come From? Where Does it Go?


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As oil continues to spray into the Gulf, an increasing number of people are calling for an end to offshore drilling. At the same time, others argue that offshore oil—in spite of the risk—is an essential source of the country's demand. To fuel the debate, Good has created a graphic that shows where our oil comes from—and where it ends up.Good writes:

As the Deepwater Horizon continues to leak oil at a rapid rate, many people are asking whether we should be drilling in the Gulf of Mexico at all, while others say offshore drilling in the Gulf is a necessary source of oil. To help settle this debate, this is a look at oil around the world, who is producing the most, and what we use it for in this country.

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