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The Facts on Gas Prices: Infographic

March 13, 2012 - 4:19pm

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Domestic oil production has climbed every year since President Obama took office, and our dependence on foreign oil is at its lowest level since the 1990s. | Graphic courtesy of the <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/energy/gasprices">White House</a>

Domestic oil production has climbed every year since President Obama took office, and our dependence on foreign oil is at its lowest level since the 1990s. | Graphic courtesy of the White House

This article is cross posted from the White House.

Here are the facts: The United States produced more than 2 billion barrels of crude oil in 2011. Domestic oil production has climbed every year since President Obama took office, and our dependence on foreign oil is at its lowest level since the 1990s. But even as we drill more, gas prices continue to rise.

If you want to know why President Obama says that pursuing an all-of-the-above strategy is only way to secure our energy future, check out our infographic that explains the President's plan and its relationship to gas prices.

 
 

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