According to the EIA, crude oil production in the U.S. is growing and set a new high in 2019 with an average daily output of 12.23 million barres. New worldwide production numbers released today show that North America was the main driver behind the growth of crude oil production worldwide.
Although the Middle East remains the largest producer, since 2011 the US has greatly increased its production. Most of the oil is extracted from the shale through a controversial process called fracking.
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