News of the WeekOIL RESOURCES

The Looming Oil Crisis Could Arrive Uncomfortably Soon

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  20 Apr 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5823, pp. 351
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5823.351

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution

Summary

At the annual meeting of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists early this month, it was predicted that world oil production could stop growing as early as 2020--too soon to avoid a crisis--or it could hold off until 2040. (Read more.)