Energy Independence

All Americans have grown accustomed to hearing about how our nation has become a giant importer of oil from foreign lands. Oh, for the good old days when the U.S. could fuel itself. Well, turns out we’re getting a lot closer to that once-abandoned dream. Thanks mostly to advances in drilling technology and energy exploration, American ingenuity is tapping an ocean of energy — shale oil, natural gas, deepwater oil — right here. In these stories, we examine the many ways the U.S. is steadily advancing toward energy independence once again — and what that means for investors.


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