Shell's application for permission to export oil from the U.S. is the latest sign that old...

|By:, SA News Editor

Shell's application for permission to export oil from the U.S. is the latest sign that old dogmas of the energy debate are under threat from reality. The foundational truth of four decades of U.S. energy policy - that America can’t supply itself with oil and natural gas, and certainly can't export them - is suddenly looking to be not so true. "What if all this works": 2022 U.S. production of ~12M bbl/day.