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U.S. becomes world's largest oil producer

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FILE - In this April 24, 2015 file photo, pumpjacks work in a field near Lovington, N.M. The United States may have reclaimed the title of the world's biggest oil producer sooner than expected. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Wednesday that America "likely surpassed" Russia in June and August after jumping over Saudi Arabia earlier this year. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
FILE - In this April 24, 2015 file photo, pumpjacks work in a field near Lovington, N.M. The United States may have reclaimed the title of the world's biggest oil producer sooner than expected. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Wednesday that America "likely surpassed" Russia in June and August after jumping over Saudi Arabia earlier this year. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
The United States likely has become the world's largest crude oil producer, earlier this year outpacing Russia and Saudi Arabia, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said this week. The government agency hedged its declaration, noting that it is based on preliminary estimates included in its short-term energy outlook released Wednesday....
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