[Ed. – Don’t get too comfortable. This distinction shifts around more often than it used to. But there were plenty of people who said it would never happen again.]
Of course, it’s a summer holiday week. So, this good news somehow slipped by most media critics of this president.
But the latest government figures just showed that in April the United States produced a new record amount of oil per day — a stunning 12.16 million barrels of oil every 24 hours.
That’s up another quarter-million barrels a day from March and the third straight monthly increase, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. …
Texas remains the largest oil production state with nearly five million barrels per day, up 11,000 over March. April production offshore in the Gulf of Mexico jumped 77,000 barrels a day to 1.98 million.