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This graph shows that oil production has already peaked in non- OPEC, non-former Soviet Union countries.


From public domain document "Strategic Significance of America's Oil Shale Resource Volume I Assessment of Strategic Issues" at

(Updated version from same authors at - see below. — AySz88 \^-^ 19:55, 26 June 2006 (UTC))

Public domain This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States Federal Government under the terms of 17 U.S.C.  § 105. See Copyright.

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The above document has now disappeared from the US Department of Energy website. A copy of the report may be accessed here:

The graph was prepared by Werner Zittel and Jorg Schlinder who are not US Government employees. An updated version of the graph can be accessed in the definitive article 'The Countdown for the Peak of Oil Production has Begun – but what are the Views of the Most Important International Energy Agencies' by Zittel and Schlinder:

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