Crude World

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Every day, the world burns through more than 87 million barrels of oil—and every year, that number gets bigger and bigger. We use oil to power our cars, planes and trucks; our tanks, bombers and rockets. Oil is irreplacable, which is why we remain addicted—even though we hate it. And it’s why the oil industry—represented in countries around the world—is so powerful.

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