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Why drop in oil prices could squeeze US economy

...that it will come back to haunt us in 2015."A boom in U.S. oil production has helped sharply reduce dependence on foreign oil, a result of drilling in some of the highest-cost areas on earth. Drilling in areas of North Dakota and Texas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/why-drop-oil-prices-could-
US trade deficit drops to $40.1 billion in August

...the deficit in 2013 reflected in part a boom in U.S. energy production that has reduced America's dependence on foreign oil while boosting U.S. petroleum exports to a record high.In August, U.S. exports of petroleum were up 2.2 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-03/us-trade-deficit-drops-401
Three-wheeled Elio, a $6,800 commuter car, is closer to going on sale

...engineering products like children's car seats.In 2008, tired of high gas prices and the country's dependence on foreign oil, he started working on a fuel-efficient car. Equally important to him was creating U.S. manufacturing jobs and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/three-wheeled-elio-6800-co
Foreign oil actually more dependable

For all of those who want to "drill here and drill now" and to end the dependence on foreign oil, please note that Gulf of Mexico refineries shut down because of a low-volume storm, the availability of gas has just about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/27/let_477326.shtml
Letters
Oil dependence takes stage during Broun, Isakson visits

How to end America's dependence on foreign oil was all the talk when two Georgia congressmen visited...every doable thing we can to reduce our dependence on foreign oil," Mr. Isakson said. "It will have a positive impact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/01/met_464081.shtml
Metro
Engineers modify hybrid cars to get up to 250 mpg

...greenhouse gases and free America from its reliance on foreign oil is years or even decades away. Ron Gremban says such...hybrids, alternative fuels and other measures to reduce foreign oil dependence. Gaffney, who heads the Washington, D...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/15/liv_445540.shtml
Life & style
New offshore rig brings Brazil oil self-sufficiency

...Friday with a new sense of liberation - from dependence on foreign oil. When President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva throws the...The milestone marks an end to decades of dependence on foreign oil, and fuel bills that plunged Brazil into debt when petroleum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/23/bus_78507.shtml
Business
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address

...world, and did his part to help America wean itself off foreign oil.A farmer prepared for the spring after the strongest...fueling stations that shift more cars and trucks from foreign oil to American natural gas. My administration will keep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/full-text-president-obam
Business news

...South American country's shale oil deposits.The joint venture adds up to $1.5 billion overall, the first major foreign oil investment in Argentina since President Cristina Fernandez seized control of YPF from Spain's Grupo Repsol last year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-16/business-news
Automakers cut electric-car lease prices

...station and unlimited mileage.Electric vehicles once were billed as the answer to high gas prices and dependence on foreign oil. But U.S. oil production is rising and gasoline supplies are abundant. Pump prices have remained relatively stable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-30/automakers-cut-electric-ca