U.S. Oil Production Increases The Most Since 1993

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Smoke rolls out of a barrel burning empty bags of bentonite, used in... News PhotoBag,Bentonite,Burning,Finance,Fuel and Power Generation,Gasoline,Horizontal,Making,Midwest USA,Mud,North America,Offshore Platform,Ohio,Oil Industry,Sitting,Stack,The Americas,USAPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergSmoke rolls out of a barrel burning empty bags of bentonite, used in making 'mud' for lubricating the drill bit when drilling, sit stacked at Kilbarger Construction Inc.'s Service Rig 5 in Knox County, Ohio, U.S., on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Domestic U.S. oil production averaged 6.99 million barrels a day in the week ended Dec. 28, the most since March 1993, according to the Jan. 4 Energy Department report. Photographer: Ty Wright/Bloomberg via Getty Images