In important milestone, US now producing more crude oil at home than it imports from abroad

  • Article by: JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 13, 2013 - 1:53 PM

WASHINGTON — For the first month in nearly two decades, the U.S. in October extracted more oil from the ground than it imported from abroad, marking an important milestone for a nation seeking to wean itself off foreign oil.

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