The National Center for Policy Analysis reports:
The Institute of Energy Research recently published Hard Facts,
an energy primer that seeks to correct myths that shroud current debate surrounding energy.
Domestically, the United States has enough of fossil fuels to last for centuries.
In 2011, the United States produced 23 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, making it the world’s top producer.
In the same year, the United States produced 5.67 million barrels of oil per day, becoming a third largest oil producer.
Proved worldwide reserves of conventional oil doubled from 642 billion barrels in 1980 to 1.3 trillion barrels in 2009.
The United States has 261 billion tons of coal in proved reserves, making it the most in…