The U.S. can become a world leader in oil production

США могут стать мировым лидером по добыче нефти

According to the forecast, oil production by the end of 2019 will reach almost 12 million barrels per day, which will allow the United States to circumvent the Russian Federation on volumes of oil produced.

In 2019, the level of oil production in the U.S. will increase to 11.8 million barrels per day. This was stated by the Ministry of energy of the country, reports CBS News.

According to the channel, due to this the United States regain leadership in world oil production.

Last year the United States produced about 9.4 million barrels of oil per day.

The United States was the leader in world oil production until 1974, in which the Soviet Union overtook the United States in oil production.

Earlier it was reported that the US is studying the possibility of using its oil reserve.

The US President Donald trump has repeatedly called on OPEC to increase oil production to lower prices.

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