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America is the Saudi Arabia of Coal . . .

The United States has the largest recoverable coal reserve on Earth-- over 262 billion tons-- enough to last over 200 years!

. . . but not setting so pretty with conventional Oil

. . . or with conventional Natural Gas

NOTE: There exists a tremendous amount of unconventional Natural Gas that may be added to future production but is meeting with environmental objection, due in part to the long horizontal drilling and massive hydro-fracking involved.

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Created: January 20, 2010


1) All charts are constructed in Microsoft Excel from data found at International Energy Outlook; Energy Information Administration (EIA), Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting, U.S. Department of Energy, May, 2009