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The Looming Oil Crisis Could Arrive Uncomfortably Soon

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

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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.)