“oil” Charts

The United States of Consumption »

The United States, with less than 5 percent of global population, consumes 22 percent of the world’s oil, 13 percent…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 1014
Score: 13

High Starting Salaries May Be Hard To Come By For Graduates »

Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction jobs have the highest starting salaries for recent graduates, but also the lowest numbers…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 319
Score: 7

Oil and shortening are now American's preferred fats »

Americans source of fat has drastically changed in the last 100 years. Butter and Lard are eaten less, while salad…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 160
Score: 4

Sino-Japanese Military Tensions Escalating Rapidly From 2011 »

Perennially tense relations between Japan and China have drastically worsened in recent years over conflicting territorial claims to a string…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 81
Score: 4

The Problem with the American Diet »

Americans eat nearly 2600 calories a day — up from around 2100 calories in 1970. And the vast majority of…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 150
Score: 2

Vast Majority of Americans Support Clean Energy Over Fossil »

While Americans are split evenly on whether the government should prioritize energy production or environmental protection, an overwhelming majoirty favor…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 158
Score: 2

Saudi Texas »

Oil output has doubled in only 29 months to a 33-year high in September according to new state crude oil…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 113
Score: 2

What We Pay For in a Gallon of Gasoline »

In April 2013, crude oil accounted for 65% of the total price that Americans pay for gasoline. 13% of the…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 194
Score: 2

The Generational Divide on Energy »

When it comes to the future of energy in the U.S., there is a clear split on how to approach…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 119
Score: 1

What Just Made Two ND Towns More Expensive Than NYC? »

While the city that never sleeps often arouses strong ill-will when it comes to paying for an apartment, a booming…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 156
Score: 1

Oil and gas jobs are 55 percent above pre-recession levels »

In contrast to many struggling sectors of the economy, jobs in the booming oil and gas industry are 55 percent…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 215
Score: 1

For First Time in Decades US Producing Most of Its Own Oil »

Technological breakthroughs, namely hydraulic fracturing, have led to an exponential spike in oil production. Falling net imports is a good…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 118
Score: 1

Enjoying Low Oil Prices? These Countries Aren't. »

You might be noticing that the cost of filling up the tank has fallen substantially as of late. While this…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 77

The Economy Of ISIS »

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is undoubtedly one of the largest, and most rapidly growing threats facing the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 102

The Effect Of Falling Gas Prices »

Since August 2014, the average price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped an impressive $0.83, making transportation a much…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 80

No Energy Boom on Federal Lands »

U.S. crude oil production is up 53 percent since 2010. The growth is due to production on non-federal lands. Production…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 102

What Controversial Energy Policies Are Americans Supporting? »

Americans largely agree that cars and trucks should have greater fuel efficiency. However, a majority of Americans supports more drilling…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 68

What Are Americans' Energy Priorities? »

Despite the recent growth of domestic energy production, Americans remain committed to the idea of developing alternative energy sources. Nearly…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 67

Number of Uninspected Oil Wells in High-risk States »

These states all have over a hundred oil wells that are marked "high-risk" by the Bureau of Land Management and…

kendramayer2017
by: kendramayer2017
views: 75

Renewable Energy Might Not Be Bad for Birds »

Conservationists and conservatives claim that renewable energy sources kill too many birds. U.S. News and World Report compiled data on…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 125

Texas oil reaches 3 million barrels per day milestone in May »

The EIA released new state crude oil production data for the month of May, and one of the highlights of…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 183

There’s a US energy boom, but not thanks to Obama »

It would be easy to look at the 35% increase in America’s oil and natural gas production since President Obama…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 53

What Are Americans Paying For At The Pump? »

With the national average price for regular gasoline at $3.55, many Americans bemoan the high prices at the pump. There…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 47

The Fed’s oil price challenge »

A sustained increase in international oil prices could have a meaningful impact on both US and global economic growth and…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 39

Russia's Economy Has Slowed »

Russia's economy experienced robust growth in 2010 and 2011, but the growth was tied in large part to the price…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 81

ALEC Casts Clouds Over Sunny Solar Forecast »

Solar panel installation is steadily rising, particularly in the residential market. Net metering laws create an incentive for homeowners to…

PRWatch.org
by: PRWatch.org
views: 155

Energy Sector Receives Largest Raise »

In 2013, energy employees in the oil, gas and mining sectors, were expected to receive the largest pay raises at…

BeyondThePurchase.Org
by: BeyondThePurchase.Org
views: 117

Gas Price Frenzies: 20 Cent Price Shocks »

Sixty three times this year, at least one US metro area saw a single day gas price shock of 20…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 66

What is the Cost of Delaying the Keystone XL Pipeline? »

Was it worth it to stall a job creating project that brings more money into our economy?

American Action Forum
by: American Action Forum
views: 76

U.S. Energy Production Led By Oil and Gas »

Though many Americans may not realize it, the U.S. is producing considerably more of its own energy. Last year the…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 64

90% Oppose ITT Oil Field Development »

How large does the majority need to be to fight big money/oil? In Ecuador 90% of the population oppose developing…

Care2 Causes
by: Care2 Causes
views: 185

U.S. Electricity Generation by Fuel Type »

The U.S. is relying more on natural gas and less on coal to generate electricity. In 2005, 49.6% of electricity…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 437

Do Pipelines Help Protect the Environment? »

As the United States produces more oil and imports more oil from Canadian reserves, it’s important that this oil is…

American Action Forum
by: American Action Forum
views: 115