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Who has the oil?

According to William Tamblyn who sent this in:
The SIZE of each country on this map reflects the relative size of its OIL RESERVES.

The COLORS reflect different levels of OIL CONSUMPTION (per country, not per capita -the key is on the left).


The map's sources are identified as the BP Statistical Review Year-End 2004 and the Energy Information Administration.

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Editorial Notes: The image is displayed full-size so you can appreciate its impact. At a glance it makes clear many geopolitical issues. "CivicActions provides strategic Internet consulting, technology planning ... Our services empower distributed networks to protect the environment, advance peace..." Aaron Pava is co-founder of CivicActions. -BA

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